Samuel Djive was born in 1979 in Maputo, Mozambique where he still currently lives and works.
Trained as a graphic designer by the National School of Visual Arts, in Maputo, Djive began painting in 2003 and worked in various projects, which involved cultural and social aspects.
In 2011, Djive started the project “Street Gallery”, a street art project where freedom, creativity, expressiveness, identity sharing and common memories are sought. The project aims to help children using their creativity and intellectual skills as a way to free them from the world of drugs and crime, using art as a means of expression.
Djive is currently enrolled as a Design student at ISArC Institute of Arts and Culture, and he has taken part in various group or solo exhibitions and workshops in and outside the country.
He has also worked in projects alongside Mozambican artists such as Naguib, Malangatana,Victor Sousa, Idassa, Noel langa and others.