Teboho Makoatsa is a self taught artist who explores everyday images and memory through his artworks. In “Rethabile and her dog” Makoatsa characteristically introduces colourful patterned backgrounds that invoke childhood memories of home. He captures an endearing moment in time, where a young girl parades around in her mothers shoes, while her loyal companion protectively looks on.His bold and confident brushstrokes are alive with colorful and varied mark-making. Teboho populates the surface of the canvas with an insightful use of complementary and contrasting color choices, which ignites the subject matter with life. Teboho has the eye of a master with his ability to interpret his subject matter into well-seen shapes, expanded upon with vibrant color choices and mark making.
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