About Us


To be the leading art development academy in the Southern Hemisphere with a unique and relevant programming characterized by quality offering of visual art, music and drama.


To re-position African Art offerings as one of the active economic drivers in the ever-changing global economy. To offer sustainable job opportunities to South African Artists

Target Market

• We cater for youth from townships and rural area unable to enrol at further education institutions.
• Rehabilitation centres including correctional services.

Who We Are

PERART founding members Mr. Dumi Ginindza of Jazz Xpression and Mr. Xolani (Mr X.) Hlongwa of UCJazz shares the common vision of changing life in a true sense through Art.

Both companies came together to form a formidable team to tackle the ever increasing rate of youth unemployment.

Jazz Xpression is a tried and tested concept specifialazing on promoting art including Visual Art, Music, Culinary.

UC Jazz has been single handedly producing prolific jazz musicians who are South African shining stars today. He specializes on teaching Jazz ensemble which is a very rare skill in any music school. He takes youth from township and rural areas. Through performances he is able to fundraise for music instruments.