Description Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela is a former President of South Africa, the first to be elected in fully representative democratic elections. Before his presidency, Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist and leader of the African National Congress and its armed wing Umkhonto we Sizwe. He spent 27 years in prison, much of it on Robben Island, on convictions for crimes that included sabotage committed while he spearheaded the struggle against apartheid.
Devon Grey, Austin Member Since July 2008 Artist Statement Devon Grey was born in a rural southern town in Ontario on July 23rd, 1977. Like most children of his generation, Devon found himself a product of television and pop culture. Raised an only child, he spend the majority of his childhood alone, often drawing the world around him and mimicking the fantastical worlds of comic books and fantasy.
Devon divides his time between film, painting and various media studies. Previous to his studies in Brock University’s Honours Program, He had studied Graphic Design and Interactive Multimedia at Niagara College, and taught at the Trebas Institution in Toronto, Ontario. Devon has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Canada and the United States.