peter chikumbirike

The Chikumbirike family is internationally renowned as Shona master sculptors. Born in the district of Wedza on the 12th of July 1958, Peter grew up in a family of 18 children; ten boys and eight girls him being the fifth son. He currently resides in Harare the capital city of Zimbabwe with his family. Like most of his older brothers Peter never attended any formal art institution. His ability with stone comes from experience, determination and positive inspiration, all together assisted with a God given talent. Peter carved in hard stones such as Verdite.

Artwork by peter chikumbirike