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ART SHE SAYS, SEPTEMBER 2020
Undiscovered Canvas: Nomaza Nongqunga Coupez Brings Contemporary African Art to the European Market
The founder of Undiscovered Canvas and former advisor to President Emmanuel Macron on the Conseil Présidentiel pour Afrique, continues her mission to bridge the gap between Africa and France with her new concept store in the Côte d’Azur.
JEUNE AFRIQUE, SEPTEMBRE 2017
Hier quasi inconnue, cette entrepreneuse culturelle d’origine sud-africaine rejoint le Conseil présidentiel pour l’Afrique d’Emmanuel Macron
«It’s overwhelming ! » (« C’est énorme ! »). Quand on lui demande de résumer l’effet de bascule qu’elle a connu ces derniers jours, Nomaza Nongqunga Coupez abandonne brièvement le français, qu’elle parle parfaitement, pour lâcher ce cri du cœur
BETWEEN 10 & 5 , SEPTEMBER 2020
UNDISCOVERED CANVAS CONCEPT STORE OPENS IN FRANCE SHOWCASING SA’S BEST CREATIVE TALENT
A unique oasis that exists especially for the dedicated, discerning and curious adventurers, who have an eye for the finer things in life, who look for hidden gem; the Undiscovered Canvas Concept Store is exactly that.
AFRICAN ARTISTS CAN BRINGS SOMETHING EXTRAODINARY TO EUROPE
Nomaza Nongqunga Coupez with her company Undiscovered Canvas is promoting African art in Europe, especially in France, where she has been based for the past 10 years. She was also a member of the Presidential Council for Africa CPA, initiated by President Emmanuel Macron, and she advised him in bridging the gap with Africa through culture.
AYO MAGAZINE, JUNE 2020
Unearthing Hidden Gems: A Conversation with Nomaza Nongqunga-Coupez
The cultural entrepreneur is carving out creative spaces for young African talent in France through her artist agency, Undiscovered Canvas.
is a South African cultural entrepreneur based in Mandelieu-La Napoule, a town in the South of France, where she founded and currently operates the artist agency and residency Undiscovered Canvas
. Since its inception in 2017, the platform has provided opportunities for young emerging African visual artists to promote their work in galleries across Europe and in South Africa. Through this exposure, young African creatives are afforded access to new skills, exposure and increased visibility in prestigious art markets, aiming to catapult them to international success.