Stephen Murenza




Born in 1982 in the rural district of Rusape, Zimbabwe, Stephen is one of five brothers who are renowned sculptors in their own right. He started assisting his brothers Julius and Rufaro at the age of 10, learning the art form.

He moved to Chitungwiza in 2000, with the ambition of advancing his skills as a stone sculptor and gain more exposure. His art explores love and human relationships. He moves effortlessly between representational and abstract interpretations, experimenting with texture and form.

Each stone is a sculpture in waiting, the stone tells him what to do.

In 2012, He was featured in 3 exhibitions during his residence with zimArts in Canada, stone Diaries 11 at the Distillery District in Toronto, Shona D’Afrique V111 on the West Island of Montreal, and Rice Lake X111 at the Rice Lake Gallery.