artists

  • Calvin Dondo

    Born in 1963 in Harare, Calvin Dondo is an award winning Photographer and established curator. He studied photography at Harare Polytechnic from 1985 to 1988

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  • Dana Whabira

    An architect by training, Whabira studied Art and Design at the Central Saint Martin’s College in London (2011). Her work often takes a story or event as a point of

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  • Jogee Rashid

    Rashid Jogee is one of Zimbabwe’s few abstract painters. European modernism and the explosion of forms he encountered in Abstract Expressionism are among the

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  • Portia Zvavahera

    Born 22 March 1985, Portia Zvavahera studied for a Certificate in Art at the BAT Workshop and a Diploma in Fine Art at Harare Polytechnic College. Zvavahera

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  • Virginia Chihota

    Born on the 29th March 1983 in Chitungwiza, Virginia Chihotaholds a Certificate in Fine Art from National Gallery School of Visual Art and Design and a Diploma

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  • Charles Bhebhe

    Charles Bhebe is a Bulawayo based artist, whose paintings focus mainly on figurative images and their relation to the social scope. In 2002 Bhebe represented

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  • Admire Kamudzengerere

    Admire was born in 1981 in Zimbabwe. He attended Helen Lieros’ Fine Art lessons at Gallery Delta. Known for his lively, raw and often dark allegorical depictions

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  • Gareth Nyandoro

    Born in Bikita in 1982, Gareth Nyandoro is a conceptual artist with a degree in Creative Arts and Design and a Diploma in Fine Art. Between 2014 and 2015,he

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  • Berry Bickle

    Berry was born in Bulawayo in 1959 and attended Chisipite High School in Harare. She studied art at Durban Technikon and Rhodes University, South Africa. She

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  • Misheck Masamvu

    Born on the 23rd July 1980, MisheckMasamvu studied at Atelier Delta, Harare and at the KunstAkademie Munich, Germany. Known as the leader of a new school

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  • Masimba Hwati

    Born in 1982, Masimba Hwati holds a first class diploma in Ceramics and Painting from the Harare Polytechnic. He works with historical and contemporary

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  • Chikonzero Chazunguza

    Chiko was born on 13 January 1967 and raised in Harare, Zimbabwe. His multimedia artworks raise searching questions about the postcolonial condition and

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  • Voti Thebe

    Voti Thebe was born in Bulawayo on 9th December 1953 and studied art at the Mzilikazi Art and Craft Centre from 1970 to 1973. At various times he has been a

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  • Kingsley Sambo

    Born in Rusape, Kingsley Sambo received training in art at the Cyrene Mission School under Sam Sango received in the late 1950s and later on at the Workshop

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  • George Nene

    George Nene (born 1959-2005) was one of Zimbabwe’s best known artists as his paintings decorate many catholic churches in the country. Nene created most of

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  • Livingstone Sango

    Livingstone Sango was born in Zimbabwe in 1926. Sango attended the Cyrene Mission School, where his talents as a sculptor and artist were developed by

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  • Lazarus Khumalo

    Lazarus Khumalo (born 1930-2015) was one of the early sculptors and first students to train in modern art at the Cyrene Mission School under Canon Edward

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  • Samuel Sango

    Samuel Sango was considered as the best student to have emerged from the Cyrene Mission School under Canon Edward Patterson. With his left hand, feebly

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  • Mercy Moyo

    Mercy Moyo was born in 1980 in Zvishavane. She studied at the Peter Birch School of Art and Design and the National Gallery of Zimbabwe Visual Art Studios in

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  • Chrispen Matekenya

    Born in 1965 in Zimbabwe, Chrispen Matekenya is a sculptor. Matekenya received training at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe BAT Studios. His work appears in an

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  • Fasoni Sibanda

    Fasoni Sibanda (1971-1998) attained a diploma in Painting and Textile Design at the BAT Workshop at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. Sibanda saw himself as

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  • Kate Raath

    Kate was born in Masvingo in 1949 and she holds a degree in Fine art from the Rhodes University. She was raised on a cattle farm in the nearby rural landscape

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  • Louis Meque

    Luis Meque (1966-1998) was student at the B.A.T. Workshop at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. It was in the streets of the Harare, especially in Mufakose, that

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  • Ishmael Wilfred

    Ishmael Wilfred (born 1969-1998) was a student at BAT Workshop Harare. Ishmael, through his paintings, expressed his feeling of pain and suffering. He believed

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  • Stephen Williams

    Born in 1949 (-1996) Stephen Williams received an MA in Art and Design Education from De Montfort University. Stephen and Marshal Baron who shared the

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  • Robert Paul

    Robert Paul (1906–1979) was a Rhodesian (now Zimbabwe) painter. His passions and subjects were the landscape of Inyanga in the Eastern Highlands, an area

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  • Thakor Patel

    Thakor Patel (born 1932) is an Indian born Zimbabwean painter. Patel started off as a landscape painter, but on arriving in Harare, he moved towards producing

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  • Helen Lieros

    Dr Helen Lieros is one of Zimbabwe’s finest painters and is amongst its most enthusiastic and prolific art teachers. Dr Lieros was born in Gweru in 1940 and she

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  • Marshal Baron

    Marshall Philip Baron (born 1934–1977) was a painter. Baron was a serious and prolific artist painting hundreds of canvasses of all sizes. He was very active and

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  • Tommy Ndebele

    Born in Tsholotsho in 1960, Tommy Ndebele did his training at Mzilikazi Art and Craft center. While his art and vision was consistently and uniquely international

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  • Kudzanai Violet Hwami

    Born in 1993, Kudzanai is a painter whose work expertly articulates issues about diaspora, displacement and identity. Currently based in London, she crafts

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  • Kudzanai Chiurai

    Born in 1981, Kudzanai Chiurai is a Zimbabwean artist and activist. His repertoire of art combines the use of mixed media to address and tackle social, political

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  • Richard Mudariki

    Born in Zimbabwe in 1985, Richard Mudariki is a professional painter working and living in Cape Town, South Africa. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in

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  • David Chinyama

    Born in 1978, David Chinyama who not only views himself as a painter, but as a visual poet and social commentator, is one of the most remarkable phenomena in

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  • Wallen Mapondera

    Born in 1985, Wallen Mapondera is a conceptual expressionist artist known for his powerful use of animal symbolism. Mapondera graduated from the National

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  • Sithabile Mlotshwa

    Born in Zimbabwe in 1975, Sithabile Mlotshwa is a contemporary artist, founder and director of Thamgidi Foundation and Artistic director of IFAA 08. Her work

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  • Michele Mathison

    Michele Mathison was born in 1977 in Johannesburg, South Africa and raised between Harare and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. At present, he lives and works between Zimbabwe and South Africa, practising as a sculptor. Having grown up in Zimbabwe, Mathison draws inspiration from ordinary objects associated with southern

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  • Webster Mubayirenyi

    Webster Mubayirenyi was born in Chitungwiza in 1976. He studied at the B.A.T School of Arts at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. Mubayirenyi has taken part in numerous exhibitions over the past 10 years including Dumela hosted by the BAT School of Arts in 2008, Unity by Gallery Delta in 2009, the COTCO Exhibition in

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Michele Mathison

Michele Mathison was born in 1977 in Johannesburg, South Africa and raised between Harare and Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. At present, he lives and works between Zimbabwe and South Africa, practising as a sculptor. Having grown up in Zimbabwe, Mathison draws inspiration from ordinary objects associated with southern

African life, converting them into his sculptural pieces. He has participated in several group and solo exhibitions and in 2013 he represented Zimbabwe in the 55th Venice Biennale.

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