Project Description

1952-54 C.N. Vidyvihar, Ahmedabad, India1954-58 Sir J.J. School of Art, Bombay
Graduated with first class diploma in painting and drawing.
Commercial Art.
1982-90 Lectured in graphic design at Harare Polytechnic

  • 1956 Travelling Scholarship, Art Society of India.
  • 1957-58 Annual Award of the Sir J.J. School of Art, Bombay
  • 1957-58 Annual Award of the Bombay Art Society, Bombay
  • 1959 Fellowship of the Sir J.J. School of Art, Bombay
  • 1969 Annual Prize of the Davangree Youth Cultural Association
  • 1970 Invited by Dr Robert Mayfield, Chairman of the University of Texas Austin, Texas USA to exhibit and to take part in a fine art programme sponsored by the Edward University of Texas.
  • 1977 Designed textile for the National Hand loom Fair, Agri Expo 77, New Delhi, India.
  • 1977 Assistant Director (Design), Government of India, for Hand loom, Weaver’s Service Centre, Bombay and work at Calcutta. Bangalore – Varanase – Meeret.
  • 1985 Commission work for Harare Sheraton Hotel, Zimbabwe.
  • 1986 Commission work for Cold Storage Commission, Zimbabwe.
  • 1986 National Gallery of Zimbabwe Annual
  • Zimbabwe Heritage Exhibition. Special mention in recognition of an artist who has made significant individual contribution towards pinnacles of excellence in contemporary Zimbabwean painting.
  • 1987 International visitors award from the American Fund for Artist Colonies (FAC), New York, sponsored by the United States Information Services, USA to visit USA for three months.
  • 1989 Zimbabwe Heritage Exhibition – National Gallery of Zimbabwe. Award of Merit (oil) works selected for Zimbabwe Heritage Exhibition in Auckland, New Zealand during the Commonwealth Games in January 1990.
  • 1991 Zimbabwe Heritage Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe. Awards of Merit. Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Visual Arts.
Commission of work for Post and Telecommunication, (mural) size 70 metres x 2 metres.
Mobil Oil National Art Collection.
The Lalitkala Academy, India.
The National Gallery of Zimbabwe.
State House (Government of Zimbabwe)
The Virginia Centre for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, U.S.A.
Works in private collections in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK, Mexico, Chile (South America) and United States, Iceland.
Year Exhibition
1970 Union Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, Teas, U.S.A.
1970 Berger Gallery, Fort Worth, Texas
1970 Natraj Gallery, Dallas, Texas.
1970 Camel Art Centre, Dallas, Texas.
1983 Paintings and graphics – Gallery Delta, Harare
1983 National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare.
1984 National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare.
1987 Camp Gallery, Virginia Centre of the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, USA
1988 Exhibition at the Peoples Gallery, London
Year Exhibition
1957-58 Bombay Art Annual Exhibition, Bombay.
1961-67 Exhibited regularly at Lalitkala Academy, National Academy of Art, New Delhi, and at State Exhibition in Calcutta, Bombay, Ahmedabad and Madras.
1965-67 Maysore State Lalitkala Academy, Maysore
1966 Founder Member of “We Four” group exhibition, Bangalore
1967-68 “We Four” Group exhibitions, Bangalore.
1970 Max Mueller German Cultural Centre, India and Brussels, Belgium.
1972-89 Textiles at “Asia” Trade Fair, New Delhi.
1974 Astitva Exhibition, Gallery Maya and Gallery Mouvante Bombay
1974 Max Meuller Bhaven, Seven Painters Exhibition, Jehangir Gallery, Bombay
1980 Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh.
1980 State Bank of India Exhibition
1981-83 Recent Zimbabwean Literature and Art Exhibition, London and touring the UK
1981-1991 National Gallery of Zimbabwe – Annual Exhibition
1981 Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta, Harare
1982 Circle Exhibition, Harare, Zimbabwe.
1982 Art Forms 1982 – Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe.
1982 Group Exhibition – Gallery Delta, Harare
1982 Anglican Cathedral, Harare, Zimbabwe
1982-83 Polytechnic Faculty Exhibition, John Boyne Gallery, Harare
1982-88 Group exhibitions at Gallery Delta, Harare
1983 Pan African Festival of Paintings, Dakar, Senegal.
1983 Paintings, sculpture, graphics, textiles & ceramics – Gallery Delta
1984 Recent Acquisitions of the Permanent Collection of National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare.
1984 Indian Ocean Festival Exhibition, Perth, Australia.
1984 Black and White – Gallery Delta, Harare.
1984 Art and Craft – Gallery Delta, Harare
1984 Two Man Exhibition, Gallery Delta, Harare
1985 Lalitkala Academy, Rabindra Bhaven, New Delhi.
1985 Birla Academy of Art and Culture, Calcutta.
1985 Jehangir Art Gallery, Bombay.
1985 Regional Centre, Lalitkala Academy, Madras.
1985 Form and Symbol – Gallery Delta, Harare
1985 Paintings – Gallery Delta, Harare
1986 Contemporary Zimbabwean Art exhibition by the National Gallery of Zimbabwe, in West Germany and East Berlin.
1986 Paintings exhibited by the National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Moscow, Leningrad, U.S.S.R.
1986 Lectures from Harare – Gallery Delta
1986 Summer Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1987 Paintings and sculptures – Gallery Delta
1988 Paintings, Ceramics, Sculpture and Jewellery – Gallery Delta, Harare
1989 Summer Exhibition – Gallery Delta, Harare
1989 National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare.
1990 Summer Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1992 Small Works by Prominent Artists – Gallery Delta, Harare
1993 Prominent Artists – Gallery Delta, Harare
1993 Paintings and drawings – Gallery Delta
1993 National Gallery of Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe Heritage Exhibition
1994 Prominent Artists – Gallery Delta
1995 Gallery Delta 20 years
1995 Homage to Federico Garcia Lorca – Gallery Delta, Harare
1996 Essence of Africa, Germany.
1996 Explorations, Transformations – Gallery Delta
1997 Prominent Artists’ Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1997 Wind Objects Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1997 The Summer Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1998 The Graphics Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1998 The Prominent Artists’ Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1998 Magic Works – Gallery Delta, Harare
1998 The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1999 Festival Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1999 Prominent Artists Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1999 Eve of the New Millennium Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1999 Prominent Artists Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1999 Festival Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1999 Eve of the Milleneum, Gallery Delta
1999 Ceramics and Textiles, Gallery Delta
2000 Gallery Delta – 25 Years
2000 Post Election Selection – Gallery Delta
2000 Colourfields Africa – Gallery Delta
2000 The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2000 Gallery Delta – 25 Years, Gallery Delta
2000 Post Election Selection, Gallery Delta
2000 The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2001 Eclectic, Gallery Delta
2001 The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2002 Small Works View point/ Split /Image, Gallery Delta
2002 A Select Collection, Gallery Delta
2002 The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2003 Olympiad 2004, Gallery Delta
2003 Past and Present, Gallery Delta
2003 Small works- Insight, Gallery Delta
2003 Ikons Exhibition
2003 The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2003 The Collector’s Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2003 Works on Paper, Drawings and Graphics, Gallery Delta
2003 Annual Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2004 Books, Words and Writings, Gallery Delta
2004 Old and Modern, Gallery Delta
2004 Indo American, Chicago, USA.
2005 30 Years of Gallery Delta, Gallery Delta
2005 Black and White, Gallery Delta
2005 The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2005 Don Quixote – An African Perspective, Gallery Delta
2006 Frame Within A Frame, Gallery Delta
2006 Small works, Gallery Delta
2006 Rembrandt, Gallery Delta
2006 Shrines, Gallery Delta
2006 The Summer Exhibition, Gallery delta
2007 Small Works, Gallery Delta
2007 The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2008 The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2009 The Land, Gallery Delta
Zimbabwe Environment and Design.
Tabex Encyclopaedia Zimbabwe.
Contemporary Stone Sculpture in Zimbabwe. Celia Winter-Irving, Published by Craftman House Private Limited, Australia.
Gallery Magazine.
1992 Zimbabwe Heritage Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe.
1993 One Man exhibition paintings and drawings – Gallery Delta
Panel of Judge Longman Contemporary Visual Arts Women Artist Zimbabwe. National Gallery Panel of judge National Schools Exhibition, National Gallery.
1994 Selected Artist Zimbabwe Heritage National Gallery.
Prominent Contemporary artist in Zimbabwe. Gallery Delta.
1995 Africus Johannesburg Biennale (South Africa)
Panel of selectors Zimbabwe Heritage Contemporary Visual Arts Zimbabwe, National Gallery
Panel of judges Henkel National Schools Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe.
Homage to Federico Garcia Lorca – Delta Gallery.
20th Anniversary Exhibition – Gallery Delta.
1996/7 Prominent Artists Exhibition
1996 Mentioned in Contemporary African Art second edition, Paris.
1997 National Gallery Zimbabwe Heritage
1997 First Longman Biennale – Panel of Judges
1997 Guest Artist Zimbabwe Heritage Artist
1997 MBCA Decade of Award Winners – NGZ
1998 Invited as guest artist Zimbabwe Heritage – NGZ
1998 The First Mobil Zimbabwe Heritage Biennale
2004 Transition, 1960–2004, an exhibition presented from the collection of Robert Loder of Triangle Art Trust, London.