Blooming Flower

edward chiwawa


Stone: Serpentine

Dimensions: 24 x 29 x 14 inches

The sculpture is of a wild flower in full bloom with its core resembling a human face where both illuminate with life when the sun shines upon them. When in blossom as in life, it is a celebration!


A first generation artist, Edward was born in Guruve, Zimbabwe, in 1935. He spent his childhood as a hunter and then as a carpenter. Edward began sculpting in the early 1970s and with the help of Tom Bloomfield, founder of the Tengenenge Sculpture community, he became one of Zimbabwe's top artists. He later joined the National Gallery as a member, practicing sculpting for more than 20 years. His works can be seen displayed in Galleries and Museums worldwide in countries like Germany, USA, Canada, Britain, Holland, Asia, France and the rest of Europe. His work is in collections worldwide.

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