Alexandria (Alex Simões Ferreira) was born in 1978. He began his artwork in 1990, using the media of wood, soapstone and metal under the tutelage of his father, the sculptor Simões.
For a number of years he presented his artwork at the weekly art fair of Maputo. Later he participated in collective and solo exhibitions and on the occasion of conferences on art and other cultural events.
He is a member of the Núcleo de Arte in Maputo and of LATTICE (association linking teachers in different educational areas) in the USA. His work is represented in various public and private collections in Mozambique and abroad.
Anésia Zefenias Filipe Manjate was born in Maputo in 1976.In 1997 she completed a medium level course in ceramics at the National School for Visual Arts. In 2005 she did an internship at “ARCO”, School of Contemporary Art – Lisbon.
She participated in various workshops, like: “ Identidades: Mozambique/ Portugal (1997); “Ponte Móvel: Mozambique - Finland” (1998); “Jovens Criadores” – CPLP (1998 and 2001).
Berenice, Josephine Bikle, Berry Bickle, born in Bulawayo 1959.
Education - Durban Technical College: National Diploma in Fine Art (Honours), Higher national Diploma in Fine Art (Honours); Rhodes University: Masters Degree in Fine Arts, practical (Honours).
Berry lives and works in Maputo.
Sara Manuel Aboobacar, artistic name By, was born in Maputo.
Between 1994 and 1997 she learned painting with Master Noel Langa and was a frequent visitor of his workshop/gallery Arco Iris.
In 2007 she held her first solo exhibition “ Despertar de um sonho” .
She participated in a number of collective exhibitions in Mozambique.
Between 1998 and 2006 she worked at Meldarte – Art Centre for kids.
Currently she is teaching and the vice director of Nyoxani - Centro de Desenvolvimento Pessoal.
Carmen Maria Muianga was born in Maputo in 1974.
She completed a Graphics course at the Visual Arts School in Maputo and did a médium level course at the National Plastic Arts School in Havana.
She was a teacher at the Lopes Penha Visual Arts School in Cuba and the Eugénio Lemos School – Gallery in Maputo.
Carmen Muianga is a member of the Association Núcleo de Arte in Maputo.
Carmen had a solo exhibition in Maputo and participated in collective exhibitions in Mozambique, Japan, Namíbia and Lisbon.
Her work is represented in private national and foreign collections.
Casimiro Naftal Langa was born in Maputo in 1982. He comes from a family of sculptors and isb a disciple of his father, Naftal Langa.
In 1990 he started sculpting in his father´s workshop. He has been involved in training projects in the area of sculpture for kids and youth. He would like to continue his studies in fine art.
Ciro Jorge Pereira was born in 1957 in the City of Porto, Portugal. Began operations in 1975 as a graphic artist.
Worked in studio "Praxis" until 1977 and the Company "Size 6" by 1980. Attended Training Course National Art Society of Fine Arts of Lisbon (1977/79), and in parallel is dedicated to musical activities excutante as the violin.
Lies in Mozambique since 1980. Worked in design at the Ministry of Industry and Energy (1980/82), Ministry of Information / Intermark (1982/84), Secretary of State for Agricultural Hydraulics (1986/93), where he founded and directed the company Grafigest-technical services and Information Technology , the company Graphic (1994/96), also engaged in the painting, scenery and cultural animation. Continues its activity as a member of musical group "Corn King."
He is a member of the Mozambican Association of Musicians. It is a founding member of Kulungwana - Association for the Development Cutural. Since 1998 the Minister for Violin Beginner Course Commission for UNESCO, in Maputo. He was a member of the Organizing Committee of the Studied Music at the School of Communication and Arts of the EMU, where he currently is professor of "main instrument - violin." Recently joined the group of music teachers from the TV program "Fame Show 2005, taking lessons from" performance ".
Made six solo exhibitions and participated in over forty group exhibitions. Is represented in public and private collections in Mozambique, Portugal, USA, Zimbabwe and South Africa obtained the First Prize for Painting MUSART / TDM - Annual Collective Exhibition at the National Museum of Art / Telecommunication of Mozambique in 1997 (ex aequo) in Maputo, Mozambique.
Since 1997 works at the Instituto Camões - Portuguese Cultural Center in Maputo, currently playing the role of Advisor for Arts and Cultural Animation. He was Vice - President of the Center for Art in Maputo, between 2005 and 2007.