Edward Salematsela is a well-known artist from the Limpopo province of South Africa. He studied art and business at Eastside college and Unisa in 1997 he received the Merit of Excellence award from the French Cultural Center in Pessac, Bordeaux, France. Art collectors as far as Dubai, New Zealand, Canada, Australia, Namibia, USA, Colombia, Netherlands, and England have invested in his art. He is a full-time artist very much committed to his art, although he is a full-time artist he teaches voluntarily to youth from disadvantaged backgrounds in Berea, Gauteng. In 2001 Edward was one of the facilitators at the at the Standard Bank Art Gallery teaching the public about the importance of saving water through a group of local artists collection the exhibition was called water the delicate thread of life.
Edward has an extensive list of corporate collectors such as Coca Cola, L’Oreal, Africa Museum, The South African Embassy of Madagascar, The Deutsche Bank of South Africa, and many more.