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Learn More about Mynderd Vosloo


Mynderd Vosloo was born in Witbank and obtained a B.A. in Fine Arts from Potchefstroom University. He drew cartoons and joke drawings for the Potchefstroom Herald while he was a student there, and drew a strip for the Rapport while he was in the military. Afterwards, he worked full time for Pretoria News and then for The Argus in Cape Town. In 1986, he became a freelance artist, specializing in group portraits.

  • Find examples of Vosloo’s cartoon group portraits on his webpage.
  • More of Vosloo’s cartoons, including his famous portraits of the rugby team the Springboks, can be found on cartoonist.co.za, a website that features galleries of several famous South African cartoonists.
  • Africartoons.com also provides a page where you can see Vosloo’s work.
  • Simons, Phillida Brooke, and Mynderd Vosloo (illus.). South African Adventure Classics. Cape Town: Struik Timmins, 1991.
  • Oglesby, Dee, Mynderd Vosloo (illus.). Teachah Don’t Know Nothin’. Amer Book Pub, 2001.