At the 14th annual Arts and Culture Trust (ACT) Awards held on 4 November 2011 Mmakgabo Mmapula Mmankgato Helen Sebidi was awarded the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award winner for Visual Art.
ACT Trustee Melissa Mboweni said of Sebidi: “When looking at the life and talent of Mmakgabo Mmapula Helen Sebidi, we see an artist that overcome many barriers in life and still provided a lifetime of inspiration for others. She has also given back selflessly and ensured that her talent and skill is shared with many others. We honour and salute Helen who is, undeniably, a guiding light for many in the South African art world.”
For more information on the event and the awards please click here.
Or see the November 2011 issue of ClassicFeel.