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The Koena Art Institute is an organisation that celebrates and preserves Khoi San / Khoena heritage and identity, representing artists of Khoena heritage from across South Africa. Artworks and events reflect the narrative through the eyes of the Khoena people, indigenous to the Southern Region of Africa. Hosting a beautiful balance of seasoned and upcoming artists who will present an exciting array of content central to the modern and contemporary Khoi/San.

The Koena Art Institute celebrates creativity, openness, tolerance, and generosity. We aim to be inclusive where diverse cultural, artistic, social, and political positions are welcome. Committed to sharing the most thought-provoking modern, fine and contemporary art, and hope you will join us in exploring the art, ideas, and issues of our time. 

The Koena Art Institute, aside from selling art online, hosts a series of temporary exhibitions, cultural exchange programs, music and language preservation classes, which are the result of Indigenous knowledge systems and experiences, history and contemporary topics, unique to its people, providing an in-depth look at art-related concepts through a lively approach based on visual and audio demonstration.


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Stanley Grootboom


Anthony Roach


Donovan Julius


Bryne Newveldt



Marlene Liebenberg