Jason Langa

Jason Langa is an emerging contemporary figurative painter and printmaker based in Johannesburg, South Africa. His primary medium is oil paint and in other works he employs the medium of printmaking in its various techniques. His immediate community are the main source of inspiration for his subjects and coupled with his use of colour to represent skin tones, he aims to celebrate the life and times of his subjects while also creating an emotional connection between his work and the viewer.  


Langa has exhibited prints and participated in various Artist Proof Studio related projects such as the Student Lockdown Collection (2020), Green Economic Recovery project (2020) as well as the Waste Reclaimers, at Documenta 15, Kassel, Germany, as part of the APS, UJ & UP student print collaboration exchange (2022). He has also exhibited his paintings at Denzil’s & Jo Gallery, Melville (2022) and has collaborated with Doktor and Misses and contributed artworks for a set design for Netflix (2022). His work has also featured in physical publications namely Nokutela Mdima-Dube 1873-1917 in collaboration with Asanda Sizani and Legacy Creates (2022) as well as issue 13 of the Iqhawe Magazine publication (2023).   

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