Phillip Segola was born in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1948. He first exhibited at the National Museum and Art Gallery in Botswana in 1971. He studied in London and has a BA in Graphic Design from Newcastle Polytechnic. After working as a graphic designer in Botswana, Segola is now establishing himself as Botswana’s first fulltime professional artist. He has exhibited in London and Botswana.