Date of birth: 16.01.1970
Scholarship holder since: 01.03.2017
Petrus Tshabangu was born in South Africa on 16 October 1970. Following a car accident, he was left C5 quadriplegic with severe spasticity. He began painting with his mouth four years ago and shows considerable potential in his pictures. Every Tuesday he embarks on an arduous journey and travels to the Lat Wiel Self Help Centre for Tetraplegics in Pretoria where he paints with other artists.