Cow Mash

Cow Mash is a South African contemporary artist. Born Kgaogelo Mothepa Mashilo, 30 October 1994, in limpopo Province; she currently works and resides in Pretoria, South Africa. In 2016, Cow created her first life size public sculpture, representing freedom fighter Francis Baard, which forms part of the National Heritage Monument. She graduated in 2017 from Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) with a B-tech in Fine Arts (cum laude), majoring in sculpture. In 2017, became one of three artists to create a 2.5meter sculpture of Political leader Oliver Tambo, which currently stands at the Johannesburg O.R Tambo international airport. She is the winner of the 2019 PPC Imaginarium fashion category and within the same year a finalist in the sculpture category. In 2019, she collaborated on a life size sculpture of Zakithi Nkosi for the Zakithi Nkosi Clinical Haematology Centre of Excellence, located at the Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital. Southern African Foundation For Contemporary Art (SAFFCA) named Cow Mash their SAFFCA artist of the month in May 2020. She is currently completing her master’s degree at TUT and lecturing in sculpture and fibre arts.


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Jaco Benade, Christiaan Diedericks, Susan Bloemhof, Fanie Buys, Hannalie Taute, Judy Woodborne, Lori Schappe-Youens, Jo Roets, Sebastiaan Theart, Vusi Beauchamp, Corlie de Kock, Anina Deetlefs, Ella Cronje, Griet van der Meulen, Cow Mash
Riebeek Kasteel
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