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Self-taught, Pemba lived and worked in Port Elizabeth and was a member of the 'Thirties Generation' of pioneer black artists. In 1979 he was presented with an Honorary Masters Degree from the University of Fort Hare for his contribution to South African art. In 2004, the South African Government awarded him the Order of Ikhamanga in Gold, for his pioneering and exceptional contribution to the development of the art of painting and literature.

"I do not know if ever I will become a great artist, but an artist of my own nation I surely aim to be."

Fisherman at Swartkops
oil on board, 24 x 34cm, 1970
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Wayne Cahill Barker   Gerhard Harald Batha   Walter Whall Battiss   Deborah Margaret Bell   Bongi Bengu   Willie Bester
                     
         
                     
Peter John Bonney   Willem Hendrik Adriaan Boshoff   Mbongeni Richman Buthelezi   Norman Catherine   Erika Hibbert   Phillemon Hlungwani
                     
         
                     
Robert Griffiths Hodgins   William Kentridge   John Kramer   Speelman Mahlangu   Colbert Mashile   Clare Menck
                     
         
                     
John Mark Moore   Zwelethu Mthethwa and Sam Nhlengethwa   Olbie Olberholzer   Walter Oltmann   Milwa Mnyaluza George Pemba   Uwe Pfaff
                     
         
                     
Karin Preller   Dan Rakgoathe   Albert Redelinghuys   Jürgen Schadeberg   Lucky Sibiya   Jaco Sieberhagen
                     
         
                     
Lionel Smit   Richard John Smith   Angus Taylor   Alfred Thoba   Andrew Verster   Edoardo Villa
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