Nothing will keep Motlogelwa and art apart

The young man has been doing art for as long as he can remember.  Like many young Batswana artists he learnt the fine points of the trade at school and although at that stage he never thought it would be his bread and butter it later turned out to be.

Ten years after completing his Cambridge certificate at Shoshong Senior Secondary School, the Lerala man has been carving wood for a living.The dread-locked 29-year-old gets up every morning motivated that he would be able to come up with new innovative ideas not even bothered that a whole month could pass without selling a single piece.

He would rather think of ways of finding a better market for his products than try to find paid employment.”Art is what I live for and fortunately my livelihood as well.  I have gone through difficult times as artist but at no stage did I ever

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