Anthony Bumhira was born on the 16th October 1985.
He attended schools in and around Harare. In 2003, he enrolled with the B.A.T Visual Art Studios, supported by the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. In 2005 he graduated with Honours and was awarded a residency with the National Gallery in Harare.
Naume is 24 years old, grew up in Harare and went to St Giles School, where she learnt to paint using her toes. From there, she went on to further her skills and enrolled at the National Gallery School of Art and Design. She has exhibited her work at Delta Gallery as well as at The National Gallery of Zimbabwe.
Talent Kapadza is a young Zimbabwean visual artist focusing on painting and graphic design. In 2008, he enrolled at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe visual art studios in Harare. His inspiration is drawn from African contemporary life – the people, the landscapes and the cityscapes. He generally works with mixed-media – acrylics, oils and clear vinyl on mirror. Exploring texture as a means of expression is his passion.
Lillian Magodi is a young Zimbabwean artist born on 5th June 1992 in Harare. She has always loved to express herself through art and this was evident throughout her primary and secondary school education. Her formal training only started when she began to attend the Saturday Art Lessons at the National Gallery in 2012. After a year with the program she was encouraged to join the National Gallery School of Visual Art and Design, from which she has recently graduated. Interestingly and unusual in the Shona culture, Lillian has the full support of her father regarding her work as a full-time artist.
Percy Manyonga was born in Goromonzi, rural Zimbabwe in 1971.
After 3 years of training at the BAT Visual Arts Studio under the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, he qualified in Fine Art and went on to attend many workshops, continually being inspired by great artists such as Hillary Kashiri, Helen Lieros and Mozambican artist Malangatana Ngwenya.
George Masarira was born in Gokwe in 1990. In 2008, he began his training in design, ceramics and fine art at the Mzilikazi Art and Craft Centre in Bulawayo, graduating in 2010. Although George majored in ceramics, he soon developed a great passion for painting.
Option Nyahunzvi was born in 1992 in Rusape, Zimbabwe. He is a visual artist known for printmaking and large -scale murals, many of which can be seen in downtown Harare.
He attended Saturday art classes at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Harare before joining the B.A.T Visual Art and Design Programme. He was awarded the Artist in Residence Programme in 2014.
His work often depicts transitions in cultural values brought about by technology, illusions of what is fashionable and economics.
Paidamoyo Edgar Sajeni was born in Harare on 25 July 1991. He showed a great interest in art and design from a very young age. After completing high school in Nyanga, Zimbabwe, he enrolled with the National Gallery School of Visual Arts and Design in Harare, graduating in 2016. One of his greatest inspirations is the work of Leonardo da Vinci. Paidamoyo is fascinated with his family’s roots and history, having been moved around Zimbabwe extensively as a young child, with no clearly defined home.
Anusa is an enigma. Born in 1975 in Masvingo, Zimbabwe to simple farming folk, he very soon discovered a love for stone and wood sculpting. This progressed to painting, under the mentorship of Helen Lieros at Gallery Delta in Harare.
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