Artist: Luis Meque

Born at Tete Province, Mozambique on 10th April, 1966.

Lived and schooled at Beira and Chimoyo until 1982. Military training and service at Maputo and Nampula until 1986. Came to Zimbabwe.

1988–9 Student at the B.A.T. Workshop – National Gallery of Zimbabwe.

Died 21 March 1998 in Harare.

1989 National Gallery of Zimbabwe – Highly commended (painting)

1992 National Gallery of Zimbabwe – Prize for Weld Art

1993 National Gallery of Zimbabwe – Overall award of distinction for painting

1994 National Gallery of Zimbabwe – Award of Merit for painting

1988Annual Heritage Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
1989Young Artists’ Exhibition, Gallery Delta, Harare
1989Annual Heritage Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
1990Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1990Annual Heritage Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
1991Young Artists’ Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1992Young Artists’ Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1992Annual Heritage Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
1992Paintings by Luis Meque & Sculpture by Christiane Stolhofer, Gallery Delta
1992New Directions Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1993Annual Heritage Exhibition, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
1993Prominent Contemporary Artists, Gallery Delta
1993New Directions Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1993Africa Africa, One-Man Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1994Prominent Contemporary Artists, Gallery Delta
1994New Directions Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1995Different Directions Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1995Prominent Contemporary Artists, Gallery Delta
1995Saana Afrika, Group Exhibition, Oslo, Norway
1995Genesis, Group Exhibition, Emsdetten, Germany
1995180 Degrees, Group Exhibition, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
1995Gallery Delta ‘Twenty Years’ Exhibition
1995New Directions Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1995Homage to Federico Garcia Lorca Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1995Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1996Life on the Line, One-man show, Gallery Delta
1996Changing Directions, Gallery Delta
1996Prominent Contemporary Artists, Gallery Delta
1996Man and the Landscape, Three-Man Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1996Europe Africa Exhibition, Germany
1997Two-Man Exhibition, Sandro’s Gallery, Harare
1997Crossroads Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1997The City, One-Man Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1997Prominent Artists, Gallery Delta
1997Wind Objects, Gallery Delta
1997A Decade of Award Winners 1986 – 1996, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
1998Dak’Art Biennale – Dakar, Senegal
1998Crossroads and Beyond Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1998Prominent Artists Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1998The Last Paintings Exhibition – One-man show – Gallery Delta
1998Summer Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1999Retrospective Exhibition I – Early, Middle and Late Works – Gallery Delta
1999Festival Exhibition – Gallery Delta
1999Prominent Artists Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1999Beyond the Crossroads Exhibition, Gallery Delta
1999Eve of the New Millennium Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2000Retrospective Exhibition II, Gallery Delta
2000Gallery Delta – 25 Years
2000Post Election Selection – Gallery Delta
2000Colourfields Africa – Gallery Delta
2000Colour Africa Munich, Germany
2000The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2001Tracing the Rainbow, Linz Austria
2001Luis Meque’s Portfolio, Gallery Delta
2001Colourfields Africa II, Gallery Delta
2003Past and Present, Gallery Delta
2004The Collector’s Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2004Fight Aids, Celebrate Life, Gallery Delta
2004A Collection of Small Works, Gallery Delta
2005Art Heritage, Gallery Delta
None recorded
None recorded

1991 Pachipamwe Art Workshop, Marondera, Zimbabwe

1995 Genesis Workshop, Germany

1996 Europe Africa Workshop, Germany


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