MAJOLANDILE DYALVANE founder of Imiso Ceramics was born 25th September 1978 in the small village of Ngobozana near Qobo-Qobo in the Eastern Cape. In 1996 he enrolled Sivuyile Technical College in Gugulethu, Cape Town to study art, he graduated top of his class. In 1999 he was offered employment at the Potters Shop and Studio, painting ceramics. Due to exceptional work, he received a scholarship to further his studies at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University where he enrolled for a Ceramic Design course and graduated successfully Cum Laude, receiving a National Diploma in Ceramic Design in 2003. As a well traveled designer, he prides himself as being South African and presents it through his work at every opportunity. Clay gives him the ability to create something beautiful, valuable, and usable with four elements of life: Earth, Water, Air and Fire.