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Zimbabwe Artists

Zimbabwe boasts a wide range of talented visual artists, with some based in different countries. Zimbabwe art, like most of the planet has evolved from cave and rock paintings centuries ago, to various visual art forms, and contemporary African art.

Zimbabwe Artists from Victoria Falls

A few of Zimbabwe artists are right here in the city of Victoria Falls, and their influence from the surrounding environment (e.g., rural villages, national parks, the Zambezi River) means that they have much to offer and contribute to Zimbabwean art. Some of their work can be found in some of the hotels and lodges in the city. Below are a few artists, largely based in Victoria Falls. We will be expand the list to give you an idea of the talent that can be found here.

Paintings and Drawings

Lary Norton's African Epic - A phalanx of seven elephant bulls cross the deep currents of the Zambezi River.

Larry Norton is an internationally recognised African Wildlife Artist. Born in Zimbabwe in 1963 he has had successful exhibitions around the world. Larry lives in Victoria Falls and has a Gallery at the Victoria Falls Hotel.

Nicole Sanderson's Crowned Cranes, Title: 'Gathering Grace' print

Nicole Sanderson is an established Zimbabwean artist known for her strikingly beautiful paintings, particularly birds. She focuses on movement, light, pattern, emotion, the interpretation of colour and flow of composition. Her gallery is at Shongwe Lookout Guest Lodge in Victoria Falls.

Tichaona Ncube's RECLAIMING SURVIVAL, oil and acrylics on canvas, 150x120cm - Victoria Falls artist in Zimbabwe

Tich Ncube is an artist from Victoria Falls, known for his drawings and paintings of Africa's Big Five animals, as well as some of the other well-loved wild animals, such as the African Wild Dog. He also does landscapes and portraits.

Photographic Art

Tami Walker's Dawn Explosion - Zambezi River upstream from the Victoria Falls, Zimbabawe

Tami Walker, based in Victoria Falls, is a photographer of mostly landscapes and wildlife. Her gallery is on Mosi oa Tunya road, in the CBD of Victoria Falls, near the Elephant's Walk Mall and Three Monkeys restaurant. Her work can also be found at Phezulu Guest Lodge.

Dan Peel Photography - The Joker and the Courser - taken in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Daniel Peel is a Victoria Falls native, who's work is in wildlife and landscapes in Southern Africa, and more recently, East Africa. As a wilderness guide, and having lived in Victoria Falls, he has published a book on how to photograph the Victoria Falls.

Tom Varley's Baobabs at Kubu Island - Botswana

Tom Varley is based in Victoria Falls, and is a photographer of landscapes, wildlife and weddings. He has spent years on the Zambezi River as a guide and a photographer. His gallery is at Elephant's Walk Mall in Victoria Falls.

Later in this series, we will expand on the above artists, as well as showcase those from other parts of Zimbabwe to give you a wider picture of Zimbabwe artists.


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