Andile Dyalvane was born in Ngobozana, a small village in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa in 1978. He received a National Degree in Art and Design from Sivuyile Technical College in 1999 and a National Degree in Ceramic Design from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in 2003. He is the founder of Imiso Ceramics in South Africa’s Western Cape. He has exhibited extensively in South Africa and has been awarded residencies in Denmark, France, the United States, and Taiwan. Dyalvane’s work is in the permanent collections of the Iziko National Museum, Cape Town, South Africa; Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Museum of Art, Port Elizabeth, South Africa; and Yingge Ceramic Museum, Taipei, Taiwan (source.
PIctures: Portrait (source wantedonline.co_.za_.) object 'Gaz'tyeketye' (non genetically modified maize), terracotta clay, 95 x 55 x 55 cm (source gallery Benda Friedman NY); object with incisions (source Pinterest); large bronze vase 60 cm with coloured interior (source courtesy Rob Sperna Weiland, FB 20200308).