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Owen Maseko - Biography
July 12, 2005

Photograph by Taurai Maduna, Kubatana.net.

Owen Maseko

Date of Birth
24 August 1975

Exhibitions

  • Khululeka Exhibition, National Gallery Bulawayo, 2005
  • Harare International Festival of Arts(HIFA), National Gallery Harare
    Zimbabwe, 2004
  • Professional Artist Exhibition, National Gallery Bulawayo, 2004
  • Metal Spirit Exhibition, National Gallery Bulawayo, 2004
  • Visual Artists Association of Bulawayo Annual Exhibition, National
    Gallery Bulawayo, 1995-2004
  • Mobil Oil Zimbabwe Heritage Exhibition, National Gallery Harare, 1995-2004
  • Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition, Namibia, 2003
  • Young Artist Exhibition, National Gallery, Bulawayo, 2002
  • Solo Exhibition-, Amakhosi Theatre Cultural centre (sculpture), 2002
  • Thatha Bhasikili Exhibition, National Gallery, Bulawayo, 2002
  • Cotton Quest Exhibition, National Gallery, Harare, 2001
  • Fact Cotton Exhibition, National Gallery in Harare, 1999
  • Ekhaya Exhibition, Bulawayo, 1999
  • Two men Exhibition, Mzilikazi Art & Craft Centre, 1997
  • Water and Soil Exhibition, National Gallery Bulawayo, 1988

Awards
2003 -1st Prize Sculpture (ceramics) Vaab Exhibition National Gallery,
Bulawayo.
1st Prize Water colour painting, Matopo workshop.

Commissions

  • 1995-2004 -Wall mural, Amakhosi Theatre Cultural Centre.
  • ZTV (Zimbabwe television backdrops)
  • Bulawayo Melting Pot Backdrop
  • Mzilikazi Pottery Decoration, Mzilikazi Art & Craft Centre.
  • Joshua Nkomo Gala, Bulawayo.
  • Isigodlo Samakhosi backdrops.
  • German / Zimbabwe wall mural in Bulawayo.
  • Artist's consultancy (Amadaka Pottery, Bulawayo)
  • NTV (National Television backdrops)

Workshops

  • 1998-2004 -Intu Art cramics, South Africa
  • SPW (Students, partnerships world wide) Children Aids Awareness in Gwanda.
  • Amakhosi Children Art, Bulawayo.
  • Bambanani painting workshop, Bulawayo.
  • Matopo Art Workshop.
  • Art attack children's workshop, National Gallery Bulawayo.
  • Metal spirit workshop, National Gallery Bulawayo.
  • Young Artists Workshop 1 & 2
  • Nauman Foundation (Business entrepreneurship)

Collections
South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Kenya, USA, Canada, Europe etc.

Curated
Amakhosi Children's Art Workshop.
SPW (Student's Partnership Worldwide) Aids Workshop.

Facilitated
Art Attack Workshop
Intu- Art Ceramics Workshop-South Africa

Professional bodies
Currently chairperson of Visual Artists Association of Bulawayo (VAAB)
Friends of the Gallery, Bulawayo, Harare in Zimbabwe.

Currently a Resident Artist at the National Gallery in Bulawayo
75 Main Street, Box 1993
Bulawayo
Tel: 00 263 9 70721 / 71305
Fax: 00 263 9 63343
Email: sabona@telconet.co.zw

Contact details
32741 Entumbane
P.O Entumbane
Bulawayo
Zimbabwe.

Email: owenmaseko@yahoo.com; oner@classicalmail.co.za
Cell +263-23 813 569

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