- A young painting prodigy from Alexandra inspired many South Africans via social media
- Photos of her stunning works of art were shared via social media and quickly went viral as thousands showed their support
- Thanks to the post, the young girl had a long queue of admirers wanting to place orders
South Africans are getting excited about a new painting prodigy after a social media post went viral.
The thought of a new art whizz is exciting in itself, but add to that the fact that she’s a young girl living in Alexandra township.
Briefly.co.za understands that Boipelo Rakau is currently in grade 12 at Alexandra High School and the proceeds of any sales will go towards funding her studies.
Twitter user, Reneilwe Hlongwane (@ReneilweRhr), shared the tweet along with three different paintings and she called on Mzansi to support the young lady.
Tweeps didn’t disappoint as the tweet went viral, with nearly 10 000 likes since being shared on Sunday.
Thanks to the social media post, Boipelo now has a long list of admirers and many declared their interest in purchasing her creations.
It emerged that the most popular of the three paintings is priced at R1500.
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