Dyaloyi, Ricky

about the artist

Ricky Dyaloyi - Born Cape Town on the 8th August 1974 Dyaloyi is surely one of South Africa´s most promising young painters. Drawn to art as a young boy drawing and sketching anything and everything, he attended art classes for two to three hours everyday after school. Today, aged 30, his restrained palette could be that of a man twice his age and experience. Living in Khayelitsha, Dyaloyi paints with an uncanny determination, trying to unravel the mysteries of the human condition through his medium. Rubbing sand into his oil paints and using mostly untreated canvases...read biography