Andrew Ntshabele was born in the small rural town of Moruleng in the North West province of South Africa. In his formative years his family moved to the city of Johannesburg amongst the hustle and bustle of the urban life, where he currently resides. His passion and love for the visual arts was identified from an early age which led him obtaining his BTech degree majoring in painting From The University of Johannesburg in 2013.
As a well rounded artist Andrew has participated in several curated group exhibitions. His most notable achievements are: receiving the painting merit award at the Ekurunuleni 2012 Thami Mnyele Fine Arts Awards. He was commissioned: to paint a portrait of a mine worker for the Exxaro portrait project in 2012, to do a portrait of Mr Derek Hanekom (Minister of Tourism). Andrew also exhibited at the Turbine art fair 2015 as part of the emerging artists mentorship programme hosted by the Assemblage Studios and Fresh Produce.