Sthenjwa was born in Durban in 1991. After joining the BAT Centre for Visual Arts he became familiar with the professional art industry and was encouraged to explore and develop his creativity.
In 2011 he enrolled for the Velobala Art Class hosted by the African Art Centre at the Durban University of Technology. The Velobala classes offer visual art instruction and fine art education to young creative artists located away from the traditional urban clusters of arts infrastructure.
Sthenjwa is inspired by of artists including, Edward Hopper, Gerald Sekoto, Ephraim Ngatane, Osuwa Nkomo and Yinka Shonibare.
Since 2011 he has participated in group exhibitions in Kwa-Zulu Natal and Johannesburg and in 2012 he participated in an exhibition in Bremen, Germany and completed a mural project in the Concordia Tunnel which runs along the Schwachhauser highway in Bremen. His work is represented in private and corporate collections and in the international collection of the Leiterin der Stadtischen Galerie in Bremen, Germany.
Browse Sthenjwa's artworks here