is gaining a reputation for exploring new techniques
highly competitive 2014 National Arts Merit
was honored for this
Born in 1982, he
started his art career as a painter.
For Rizimu, painting
was not enough to fulfill his creative energy and vision.
He turned back
to his family roots to find inspiration from his father,
Tengenenge Arts Centre in Guruve for 3 years before
moving on to the
capital city of Harare to join the Chitungwiza Arts
Centre in 2014.
Chiwawa sees artists as a mirror of society with their
ability to put various
aspects of life on the map for all to see.
“Most of my artwork addresses
issues that affect women. Women were created in a special
way and they
have to be respected."
Mentally and creatively he
is focused and determined to work
make sure stone sculpture grows and evolves in Zimbabwe.
Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
outlook and his willingness to innovate and experiment,
which has led to
many new techniques being included in his “mixed media”