Artist: Virginia Chihota

Born 29 March 1983 in Chitungwiza, Virginia completed her primary and secondary education at Chitungwiza Schools. She studied art and achieved the following qualifications:
  • 2004-5 Certificate in Fine Art – National Art Gallery Studios
  • 2005-6 Diploma in Fine Art – National Art Gallery Studios
  • 2008 Residency, 3 months – Greatmore Studios, Cape Town
  • 2004 3rd Prize Graphics, Rembrandt: An African Response on his 400th Birthday, Gallery Delta, Harare
  • 2007 2nd Prize Graphics, Peace through Unity in Diversity, Gallery Delta, Harare
  • 2008 1st Prize Graphics, Let’s Get Together, Gallery Delta, Harare
  • 2008 Award of Distinction in Textiles, Cottco Zimbabwe, National Art Gallery, Harare
YearExhibition
2003-4Final Year Show, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
2004Young Artist’s Exhibition, Gallery Delta, Harare
2005Young Masters, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
2005Woman of Passion for International Women’s Film Festival, National Gallery
2005Persistence of Vision, National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Mutare
2005Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2006Rembrandt, an African Response on His 400th Birthday, Gallery Delta
2006Polytechnic Final Year Show – Public Affairs US Embassy, Harare
2006Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2007Young Artists Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2007Women of Stone, Public Affairs US Embassy, Harare
2007Peace through Unity In Diversity, Gallery Delta
2007Drawings and Graphics – an overview, Gallery Delta
2008Cottco, Zimbabwe National Art Gallery
2008Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2008Let’s Get Together, Gallery Delta
2008Drawings and Graphics, Gallery Delta
2008A Select Collection, Gallery Delta
2008The Summer Exhibition, Gallery Delta
2009A Select Collection, Gallery Delta
2009Another Perspective, Gallery 23, Amsterdam
2009The Land, Delta Gallery
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