About JONI FOSTER
artist sculptor curator
Joni Foster a.k.a Ms Jone$ was born in the middle of the 20th century and schooled in Salisbury, Rhodesia – now Zimbabwe. She emigrated to South Africa in 1979, where she now resides.
Ms Jone$ is self-taught artist and works across various mediums. Having worked in the South African film industry for over 20 years, she was able to put her exceptional skills to use. Props, fabrications, food styling, flower arranging, costumes, clothing, and sculpture…to name but a few. Her attention to detail is famed far and wide and she is now putting this extraordinary skill to good use as a bronze sculptor.
Her first collection of satirical bronze figurines, The Big Five, are available through the website and in store. She currently working on a new collection on – CHAIR NOBELS – A collection of the some worlds most admire, charismatic Noble Prize Winners , still living and inspiring today. All the figurines in this collection are seated upon finely crafted Chairs, made to scale with all the detailing that is found in her previous works.
Her work as been exhibited in a Private Exhibition in Constantia, Cape Town, alongside Kenyan artist – Dominique Thoenes. 2016
Youngblood / First Thursday alongside several South African artists
Reverie Social Table – Wall Display and Observatory Thursday Art Initiative July 2017
The Luxemburg Art Fair Competion – 2016
The Garden of Odd Shoppe / Gallery – 2019