Bilanyoni (Sudáfrica), 1982
Layziehound Coka moved to Gauteng in 2001 and started studying engineering in 2003 at Pretoria Technikon. He gave up engineering for fine art in 2005 when he started studying printmaking at Newtown’s Artist Proof Studio (APS). He has been working as a professional artist since graduating from APS in 2007 and predominantly works with acrylic and charcoal on paper or canvas.
Layzie has participated in a number of group exhibitions and solo exhibitions. He exhibited in public and private spaces as well as commercial galleries. Currently, Layziehound Coka works from his studio in Johannesburg and lives between Pretoria and KwaZulu Natal.