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Zwelethu is an independent visual artist born in 1990 in Johannesburg. Post high school he joined art classes at the Johannesburg central library and the education centre at Joburg Art Gallery. In 2010, he joined Artist Proof Studio and completed a four-year printmaking course, where he was a Screen Print Technician and a Facilitator.
He has participated in numerous exhibitions such as the Blessing Ngobeni Art Prize Exhibition 2020; 2019 Prizm Art Fair and Speak: A Group Exhibition in memory of and unveiling work by Dumisani Mabaso. Zwelethu has featured in various other projects such as the ABSA L’Atelier viral video Hypnosis.
In 2016, he was selected for the 5th edition of the Art Residency Project, an exchange of Artists between Italy and South Africa Zwelethu’s work is in various private and corporate collections including the Arts and Culture Trust Fund and the African Arts Fund and he currently practices full time in Johannesburg, South Africa.