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Nicky Chovuchovu - "Trump Towers"

"Trump Towers"

Trump Towers
Acrylic on Canvas, US$ 438

Trump Towers

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Acrylic on Canvas
Acrylic, Oil Pastel on Canvas

W: 400mm x H: 500mm x D: 15mm
W: 16" x H: 20" x D: 1"

Approx. Weight: 1.7kg

This work is unframed

Price

US$ 438

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About "Trump Towers"

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Nicky Chovuchovu

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About Nicky

Nicky Chovuchovu

As they always say like father like son, Nicky Chovuchovu , followed his father's footsteps, Norman Chovuchovu. Norman Chovuchovu is a veteran Zimbabwean artist whose generation include the likes of Kingsley Sambo and Charles Fernando to mention but a few. From the 70s working from his studio, the Harare Art Centre Norman trained a number of Zimbabwean artists including myself. Charles Fernando started at the Workshop School established by Frank McEwen at the National Gallery of Rhodesia by then from 1954 - 1974. Charles Fernando later joined the Harare Art Centre and died in the late 90s.

Young Nicky used to work on sketches with the late Charles Fernando. Nicky used to come around the centre playing around with paint and brushes and little did we know that one day he will be like his father. His inspiration came from his father Norman who remains an icon to many Zimbabwean artists. After his 'O' Levels Nicky took painting seriously by spending time at the Harare Art Centre under the watchful eye of the veteran artists Norman Chovuchovu his father. Like many artists Nicky joined the OK Stores as a sign writer and continued painting and exhibiting his work in and outside Zimbabwe. Cheri Samba the Congolies artist started as a sign writer and his work has been shown in a number of mega exhibitions worldwide. Nicky sees himself as a voice of the voiceless people because his work tales stories from his own environment.

By Raphael Chikukwa
Kingston University London
PhD Researcher: In Curation of International Contemporary Art

Price Range

US$ 219-876

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Exhibitions

2017 : Group Exhibition " withou past no forward" at Carnegie Art Gallery Newcastle , South African

2012 : Group Exhibition National Gallery Of Zimbabwe

2010 : Solo Exhibition at the Tatham Art Gallery Pietermaritzburg , South Africa

Group Exhibition Art Link Gallery, Munster, KZN, South Africa

Group Exhibition The Crouse Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa

2009 : Solo Exhibition at the Margate Art Musuem Kwazulu Natal, South Africa

Group Exhibition Nashua Pietermaritzburg Art in the Park, South Africa

Group Exhibition Hilton Arts Festival Kwazulu Natal South Africa

Solo Pietermaritzburg Royal Show, South Africa

2008 : Group Exhibition Nashua Peitemaritzburg Art in the Park

Group Exhibition Fresh Paint Art Gallery Durban South Africa

Goup Exhibition The Crouse Art Gallery Durban South Africa

2007 : Group Exhibition Nashua Peitemaritzburg Art in the Par

Group Exhibition KZNSA Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa

Group Exhibition Stepping Stone Gallery,Durban, South Africa

Group Exhibition African Art Centre, Durban, South Africa

2006 : Group Exhibition Nashua Peitermaritzburg Art in the Park

Solo Exhibition Blue Catappilar, Pietemaritzburg, South Africa

2005 : Group Exhibition Stepping Stone Gallery,Durban, South Africa

Group Exhibaition The Gallery Umhlanga ,Durban, South Africa

2004 : Group Exhibition Durban Art Gallery, Durban, South Africa

Group Exhibition Stepping Stone Gallery,Durban, South Africa

Education

Self Taught

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