Biography of Dikgwele Paul Molete


Dikgwele Paul Molete matriculated in 1990 at Kagiso Senior Secondary School in Krugersdorp, and holds a Diploma in Fine Arts from Fuba Academy (1993), a Certificate in Printmaking from Artist Proof Studio, Johannesburg (1997), a Certificate in Art Therapy from the Art Therapy Centre, Johannesburg (2002), and a Certificate for Design and Teacher’s Art Training from the Wits Technikon (2002). He won the printmaking category of the Brett Kebble Art Awards in 2003 and in the same year was artist-in-residence at the Belfast Studio and the Black Church Studio, Dublin, Ireland. Molete has been a practicing artist for the last 15 years and has exhibited his work and taken part in workshops both locally and internationally. He taught printmaking at Artist Proof Studio for five years. He is an independent artist-printmaker.