Keneilwe Mokoena is a visual artist and curator from Pretoria, currently living and working in Johannesburg, South Africa. She received a National Diploma in Fine Arts from the Tshwane University of Technology. Her work has been exhibited in Pretoria, Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Grahamstown. After receiving the Reinhold Cassirer Award in 2015 she was an artist in residence at the Bag Factory for 3 months.
Mokoena has curated several exhibitions for Capital Arts Revolution – a collective of artists from Pretoria, and Social Life of Waste art network (SLOW), a network of artists, researchers, writers, gardeners, and community developers, within the discourse of waste. She is also an art facilitator and has facilitated workshops for school children in association with Capital Arts Revolution and the American Embassy.