Banele Khoza (1994) is a Swaziland-born, South Africa-based visual artist. He firstly enrolled at the London International School of Fashion in Johannesburg, but soon realized his passion was drawing. Khoza holds a BTech in Fine Arts from Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria.
In 2017 he won the prestigious Gerard Sekoto Award and with it a three-month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. His solo exhibitions include Temporary Feelings at the Pretoria Art Museum (2016); Lonely Nights at Lizamore Gallery (2017), LOVE? at Smith Studio in Cape Town (2018).
Khoza also headlined the solo exhibition titled LGBTQI+: Banele Khoza as part of the Curatorial Lab at Zeitz MOCAA (2018). Khoza opened BKhz (2018) and got recognized by Mail and Guardian Young South Africans 2019 for the work they do at BKhz.