Drinker (Shona sculpture by Sampson Kuvenguhwa)

Sam's artistic vision is deeply rooted in the Shona culture, which encompasses a wide range of traditional practices, including the enjoyment of alcohol and tobacco. Drawing on these cultural traditions, Sam has crafted a captivating Shona sculpture that depicts someone drinking thirstily and happily. This sculpture is a testament to the importance of joy and celebration in the Shona way of life, and is a reflection of Sam's unique artistic style, Mapiti. Join us on a journey of discovery and inspiration, as we explore the rich cultural heritage that influences Sam's art, and how it captures the essence of the Shona people's way of life.


The purpose of drinking alcohol in sensible amounts

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

Carved by Sampson Kuvenguhwa - Sam Kuve. Stands about 20cm high.

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