Minenkulu Ngoyi was born in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1987. He graduated from Artist Proof Studio and now practises as a printmaker from the NewARC Studios in Newtown, Johannesburg.
Apart from developing a substantial portfolio of artworks that explores his relationship to the Shembe way of life, which is historical connected to his family, Ngoyi has participated and contributed to a number of projects in the past two years including, Sonke One Man Can campaign in 2011, where he worked on a mural in Soweto promoting Voluntary Male Circumcision. He has been involved in an exhibition titled: Voice and citizenship, A journey through screen-printing(2011), where he participated in a group show and various projects that involved screen-printing as a medium of social expression. Through this project Ngoyi was exposed to an opportunity to facilitate a silk screen workshop at the Johannesburg Art Gallery(JAG) on the same year. He has also taken part on a number of group shows such as Legend of Culture at Arts on Main(2011), Independent Publishing Project(IPP) exhibition at the Goethe Institution()2012, Coming of age: 21 years of Artist Proof Studio at JAG(2012) to mansion a few.