Artist: James Jali

Born 1st October 1971 at Goromonzi, Zimbabwe of Malawian father.
Completed Secondary Education in 1989 at Mufakose High School, Mufakose, Harare.
1993-1995 Art Training and Diploma at the BAT Visual Art Studios, Harare.

1995-1997 Worked as an illustrator at Shamu Advertising Studios, Harare.

1997 National Heritage Exhibition, Bulawayo National Art Gallery:

Young Artists of Promise (Painting)

Award of Merit (Painting)

Highly Commended (Painting)
1998 Highly Commended (Painting), National Gallery of Zimbabwe:
1999 Second Prize – F.A.C.T Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
2003 Nominated for N.A.M.A Awards, 2 Dimensional Category – National Arts Council

YearExhibition
1996Young Artist’s Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1996Verandah Gallery, Harare
1997Young Artists In Action, Gallery Delta
1997The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1997Annual Heritage, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
1997Annual Heritage, Bulawayo Art Gallery
1998Graphics, Gallery Delta
1998Zimbabwe Heritage Biennial, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
1998Landscape, Gallery Delta
1998Crossroads and Beyond, Gallery Delta
1998The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1999Wand and Wave solo exhibition, Gallery Delta
1999Works on Paper, Gallery Delta
1999Festival, Gallery Delta
1999Beyond the Crossroads, Gallery Delta
1999Eve of the New Millennium, Gallery Delta
1999F.A.C.T., National Gallery of Zimbabwe
2000Works on Paper, Gallery Delta
2000Worlds Apart, Two-man exhibition with George Churu, Gallery Delta
2000Colourfields Africa, Gallery Delta
2000Colour Africa, Munich, Germany
2000Zimbabwe Heritage Biennial, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
2000The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2001The Colour of Life, Gallery Delta
2001Colourfields Africa II, Gallery Delta
2001The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2002The Zimbabwean Landscape, Gallery Delta
2002Explorations II, Gallery Delta
2002A Select Collection, Gallery Delta
2002The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2003A Slice of Life solo exhibition, Gallery Delta
2003Landscape Paintings, Gallery Delta
2003The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2004Landmarks Trees Rocks and Scars, Gallery Delta
2004Fight Aids, Celebrate Life, Gallery Delta
2004A Collection of Small Works Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2004Works on Paper, Drawings and Graphics, Gallery Delta
2004Legacy, Pasinger Fabrik, Munich, Germany
2004The Annual Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2005Books, Words and Writings, Gallery Delta
2005Gallery Delta 30 years, Gallery Delta
2005African Contemporary Art, Gallery Delta
2005Other Dimensions, Gallery Delta
2005Paintings and Sculptures, Gallery Delta
2005The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2006Don Quixote – An African Perspective, Gallery Delta
2006Relieving the Trauma, Gallery Delta
2006Small Works, Gallery Delta
2006Rembrandt: An African Response on his 400th Birthday,Gallery Delta
2006The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2006Let’s Get Together Competition and Exhibition
2007Peace through Unity in Diversity – Special Mention, Exhibition and Competition, Gallery Delta
2007Drawings and Graphics, Gallery Delta
2007Young Artists Painters Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2007The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2007A select Collection, Gallery Delta
2008Drawings and Graphics, Gallery Delta
2008The Post election Selection, Gallery Delta
2008A Time of Change, Gallery Delta
2008Enriching Woman, Gallery Delta
2009The Land, Gallery Delta
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