pinpoint one human resources – our impact on emerging artists and the South African Art scene

Clive H Viveiros together with his business partners initiated the pinpoint one human resources collaboration with Artist Proof Studio a community print making centre in Newtown, Johannesburg. APS, as it is known by, It provides skills training in a range of printmaking techniques – relief printing, etching, drypoint, monoprinting, to ensure the economic sustainability of young emerging Black print makers and artists from 2001 to 2013.

This very successful collaboration resulted in pinpoint one human resources being awarded 3 Business Arts South Africa(BASA) awards over this 13-year collaboration.
BASA award in 2003, for First Time Sponsor and Sponsorship by a Small business
BASA award in 2006, for Sponsorship by a Small Business
BASA award in 2012 for Long Term Sponsor & Sponsorship

The successful careers of Nelson Makamo, Bambo Sibiya, Themba Kumalo and Philip Modibe all who started their careers with a pinpoint one human resources sponsorship and their first solo exhibitions have in turn contributed towards income generation and recognition for the studio.

Clive who provided personal stewardship to this project, referred to the following quote: “It is an enormous realisation that a long-term partnership between your business and a corporate social investment project realises so dramatically the objectives of the business whilst making such a tangible contribution to the economic sustainability of young emerging Black artists”.

successful artists whom pinpoint one human resources have supported


pinpoint one human resources provides effective executive search and recruitment services in the areas of C-suite, specialist and critical skills and human resources solutions across industries and professional disciplines for clients in South Africa and Africa.

pinpoint one human resources has had a long-term committed and passionate involvement in promoting and supporting young emerging South African artists.  Since 2002 until 2013, pinpoint one human resources was a patron of Artist Proof Studio, an artist education centre and paper and printmaking studio, who develops talented and emerging artists from underserved communities. We sponsore scholarships for artists to study a 3-year arts education programme, hosted art exhibitions to expose the artists and their works to a wider audience with buying potential and transferred business skills to support the artists own economic sustainability.

pinpoint one human resources was instrumental in ensuring the career success of the following young, renowned artists:

Bambo Sibiya, Nelson Makamo, Themba Khumalo, Philip Mabote and Kyra Pape

As pinpoint one human resources, we continue to support a number of artists through exposure, networking and other promotional opportunities, continuing our love for the arts!


“”My life” by Nelson Makamo written in 2011“”The Name is Nelson Makamo, born 1982 in Modimolle, my love for art started in high school where I had my first ever exhibition in grade 11, which I was selected among artist around Modimolle to take part in group exhibition,… Read more


bambo sibiya


themba khumalo

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