Courting (Shona sculpture by Sampson Kuvenguhwa)

Sam's exquisite Shona sculpture is a reflection of his deep-rooted connection to the Shona culture and way of life in Zimbabwe. His art captures the essence of what is important to him, from the rugged beauty of the countryside to the people and their traditions. Sam's work comes alive in his unique artistic space, Mapiti, which is a powerful symbol of his creative vision and beliefs. Discover the profound influence of Shona culture on Sam's works of art, and how he channels his personal experiences into captivating sculptures. Learn more about Mapiti, and how it embodies Sam's artistic style and philosophy. Join us on a journey of discovery and inspiration, as we explore the cultural significance of Sam's work and the unique artistic heritage of Zimbabwe.


Courting - Shona Culture - read about it here

Black Serpentine stone carving. Click here to learn about the stones used in Zimbabwe by sculptors.

Carved by Sampson Kuvenguhwa - Sam Kuve  Stands about 30cm high.

Together with Friendship, ths is a very special carving for me as these were the first two carvings that I saw from Sam.  Asmsoon as I saw it I fell in love with his work which is still the case today.

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