Usha Seejarim was born in Mpumalanga, in 1974. She currently lives and works in Johannesburg. Seejarim obtained a B-Tech at the University of Johannesburg, subsequently a MFA at the University of the Witwatersrand. She has Seejarim has completed numerous public commissions and has participated in many group exhibitions locally and internationally.
In 2018, Seejarim was the recipient of the prestigious Dak’Art Biennale Sculpture Prize in Dakar, Senegal; and was awarded the Tomorrow’s/Today Prize at the 2018 Investec Cape Town Art Fair, in Cape Town, South Africa. Her work sits in various collections locally and internationally.
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