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ENNICA MUKOMBERANWA Zimbabwe sculptor

Ennica Mukomberanwa (born 1978) is a Zimbabwean sculptor. The daughter of Grace Mukomberanwa and Nicholas Mukomberanwa, she was trained by the first generation of sculptures. Her work is exhibited in private collections and at galleries around the world. She is an award winning Third generation Zimbabwean sculptor. In 2004, she was awarded a prize which allowed her to travel to Stockholm, Copenhagen, Scotland, and Canada. She is a member of the Mukomberanwa family of sculptors. She is the daughter of Grace Mukomberanwa and Nicholas Mukomberanwa, who served as her mentor. She is the sister of sculptors Anderson, Netsai, Taguma, Tendai Mukomberanwa and Lawrence Mukomberanwa, and the cousin of Nesbert Mukomberanwa.

CAREER

Her work focuses on Shona culture and she mainly created smaller statutes although she has created a number of larger ones. She was one of the artists on featured at the International Sculpture symposium” held by the Andres Institute of Art in New Hampshire, CT in 2014 where she worked with granite stone.

Her educational background college is in education and human resources.

EXHIBITIONS

  • Zimsculpt 2006 onwards
  • African Excellence in Art Exhibit – Olso, Norway 2004
  • Charles Sumner School Museum Exhibit, Washington D.C. 2004
  • In Praise of Women International Exhibit – Richmond, Canada 2004
  • In Praise Of Women Intentional Exhibit – South Africa 2003
  • Zolla Gallery, Heidelberg – Germany 1999
  • National Gallery Harare – Zimbabwe 1994

AWARDS

  • “The Fisherman” – Best Sculptor on Show, National Gallery of Art, Zimbabwe 2005
  • Woman Artist of the Year” – 2004

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