Andries Botha (born 22 September 1952) is a South African artist and political activist based in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal. He is well-known for his.
Andries Botha Age
He was born on the 22nd of September 1952 in Pretoria, South Africa. As of 2021, he is 69 years old and celebrates his birthday on September 22nd every year.
Botha was a printmaker and sculptor as a young man, and he created and chaired the Community Arts Workshop (1984–86).
He received the Volkskas Atelier Merit Award in 1987, the Cape Town Triennial Merit Award in 1988, the Standard Bank Young Artist Award in 1990, and the National Vita Art Award in 1991. (1992). He used traditional aboriginal craft methods to produce his artwork.
Progress on a sculpture he was designing for the eThekwini Municipality was suspended in 2010 because the idea was said to be too similar to a political party’s logo. The elephants were supposed to be the subject of the sculpture.
After years of discussions, a somewhat modified version was decided upon, and Botha resumed his work. Meanwhile, much of the structure built by Both has been looted and exchanged for scrap metal. Red and black paint were both used to deface the sculptures.
He has an estimated net worth of $100,000 which he has earned as an artist and political activist.