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Eupite Majengwa

Sculptor, (Hatfield) Zimbabwe Eupite Majengwa was born in 1971 in the Chiweshe rural district. He is married and has four children. His artistic talent was already discovered during his boyhood by his father when he learnt the art of painting while working with him. Concurrently he also started sculpting with clay in his spare times with friends. In 1986, after his father’s death, Majengwa decided to go into stonesculpting, encouraged and taught by his brother Sidney. His preferred materials are the green Serpentine and the white opalstone and his favourite themes are his interpretations of women, torsos, birds in different forms and shapes whereby his Interpretation of bathing women excels into perfection & aesthetic in an abstract yet natural way. Each sculpture is still unique. The raw stone inspires him already in its natural form and teils him what shape it should take. For the Shona artists each stone has its own soul which he gives new life. 1994 Majengwa was invited by Tom Blomfield, the founder of the famous Tengenende Sculpture Park to work …