Henry Thompson 2016-10-20T10:16:19+00:00

Project Description

Born 13th November, 1927 at Vanrhynsdorp, Nama Karoo, South Africa.
Deceased 22nd December, 1997 at Harare, Zimbabwe.
Mostly self-taught as a painter.
1968 First exhibited in the National Gallery of Zimbabwe Annuals.
Participated in most of the ‘Annuals’ from 1968 – 1987.
Exhibited in numerous group exhibitions both locally and abroad.
His works are to be found in the Permanent Collection of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe and the Mobil Collection in Harare; as well as in private collections in various countries in Africa and Europe, in America, Canada, Brazil, Israel, Australia and New Zealand.
1986 Awarded special mention for contributing towards Contemporary Zimbabwean Painting – National Gallery of Zimbabwe.
1987 Received an award of merit for his contributions.
Year Exhibition
1975 Paintings and Drawing Exhibition – Solo Exhibition Gallery Delta
1975 Rhodesian Contemporary Artists Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1975 Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1975 Art Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1976 Peace and Hope Paintings – Gallery Delta
1977 Exhibition Arta – Gallery Delta
1978 Summer Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1979 Landscapes – Gallery Delta
1980 Expo 80 Graphics, Paintings, Ceramics, Sculptures – Gallery Delta
1981 Summer Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1982 Various Artists – Gallery Delta
1982 Paintings – Solo Exhibition Gallery Delta
1982 Group Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1983 Paintings, Sculpture, Graphics, Ceramics and Textiles – Gallery Delta
1984 Art and Craft – Gallery Delta
1984 National Gallery of Zimbabwe Solo Exhibition
1985 Form and Symbol – Gallery Delta
1985 Paintings and Ceramics – Gallery Delta
1986 Contemporary Zimbabwean Art – Gallery Delta
1986 Paintings, Sculptures and Ceramics – Gallery Delta
1986 Summer Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1987 Paintings and Sculptures – Gallery Delta
1988 Paintings – Gallery Delta
1988 Paintings, Ceramics, Sculptures and Jewellery – Gallery Delta
1989 Summer Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1990 Paintings, Ceramics, Sculptures, Furniture and Crafts – Gallery Delta
1990 Summer Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1992 Small Works – Gallery Delta
1992 Paintings – Solo Exhibition Gallery Delta
1993 Prominent Artists – Gallery Delta
1993 Summer Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1994 Prominent Artists – Gallery Delta
1995 Reading the Landscape, Nyanga – Solo Exhibition Gallery Delta
1995 Gallery Delta – 20Years – Gallery Delta
1996 Contemporary Art in Zimbabwe Today – Gallery Delta
1996 Explorations Transformations – Gallery Delta
1997 Landscape – The Changing Scene – Gallery Delta
1997 Graphics and Drawings – Gallery Delta
1999 Eve of The New Millennium – Gallery Delta
2000 Gallery Delta – 25Years – Gallery Delta
2004 The Collector’s Exhibition – Gallery Delta
2005 Gallery Delta – 30 Years: Gallery Delta
2005 Art Heritage: Exhibition of the Works of 9 Deceased Artists – Gallery Delta
Tabex Encyclopedia, Zimbabwe
Stone Sculpture in Zimbabwe, Celia Winter-Irving, 1991
Four Zimbabwean Painters, by Marion Arnold, Arts Zimbabwe, National Arts Foundation of Zimbabwe, 1982
‘Gallery’ issue No 5 and 15