Turning passion into profession


FRANCISTOWN: From a tender age, Boineelo Mphitlhang was destined to become an artist.

She has always been passionate about art by making tiny wire cars with the opposite gender not knowing that one day she would impart the same skills to a younger cohort.

The Mahalapye native grew up playing with boys and she was dubbed a ‘tomboy’ something she wholly embraced. The visual artist said she spent her entire childhood playing with the boys, making mini-sculptures of everything their hearts desired, rather than playing with dolls like girls her age.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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