Born in Harare, Zimbabwe, Nyasha Madamombe is a versatile artist whose work derives inspiration from her surroundings and uses everyday experiences that are relatable but also thought provoking.
A background in drawing has set a firm foundation that has allowed her to comfortably cross over into other mediums. A third year student on industrial attachment at the Chitungwiza Art Centre, were she is specializing in stone sculpture. Simultaneously, she is also attached with Nafuna TV in Harare, were she is learning digital animation. In 2014, she was in the Zimbabwe Fashion Week Young Designer’s Program were she was one of the top ten finalists and showcased her first collection. She was also created and painted two murals at the Chinhoyi University School of Art, in 2015 and 2016.
Her stone work will be showing as part of the DET-ZIM group exhibition in November 2016 in Michigan, USA as a collaborative effort between CUT (Chinhoyi) & CCS (Detroit). She is currently studying for a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts at the Chinhoyi University of Technology (CUT) in Zimbabwe.