20 July 2018

Plot 10213,
Mafulo House,
Broadhurst, Gaborone.
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Arts Directory

Ann Gollifer

Ann Gollifer is a permanent resident of Botswana. She has lived and worked in Gaborone since 1985. Born in British Guiana, (Guyana), 1960, she has an English father and an Amerindian mother. In 1983 she graduated from Edinburgh University with a Masters degree in History of Art.

Camola Valarezo

Camola Valarezo, born in Ecuador. Arrived in Gaborone in 2009.Studied Occupational Therapy in The Netherlands and Art Therapy in Brazil. Botswana is the 9th country to be called home for her and her husband during their 26 years of travelling.

Lauri Kubuitsile

Lauri Kubuitsile is a full time, award winning writer living in Mahalapye. She has more than twenty published books (in South Africa, Botswana and overseas) and many short stories published around the world.


Maitisong, (place of entertainment in Setswana) is theatre built by Maru-A-Pula School in 1986 to serve both the schools and the community. 

Thabiso Emmanuel Boefelo

I am a twenty seven years old young Motswana who is in possession of an Associate Degree in Information Technology and a National Certificate in Computer Operator course.

Thapong Visual Art Centre

Thapong provides a venue for the visual arts in Botswana through maintaining studios, Residencies and workshops. 

Ulf Nermark

My name is Ulf Peter Nermark. I have worked and resided in Botswana since 1990. I am a Swedish citizen, born on the 20th of August 1956 in Alingsas, Swedish. I am vice chairperson of Botswana Society for the Arts representing the photography sector.

Veryan Edwards

My work comprises installations and abstract and semi-abstract painting. I love sketching Nature and that experience comes into my work at times. Generally, I work with concepts and themes, very often metaphysical in nature

Writers Association of Botswana

The Writers Association of Botswana (WABO) was established in 1980 with the primary objective to produce, present and promote creative works in all fields of literature in Botswana.