Tapfuma Gusta, born 1956 worked with the old masters of the First Generation, studied Art in London from 1982 to 1985 and is a connoisseur of the both the African and International Art world. It has been said that Tapfuma Gutsa is one the most creative sculptors in Zimbabwe and has set himself apart by producing highly experimental works using stone, wood and metal. He has a keen interest in supporting and promoting up and coming young Zimbabwean artists as well as his students in Austria and Germany, . He is always on the look out for new materials in integrate into his sculptures.

Selected Exhibitions:

2004 Dakart, Dakar Biennale, Senegal
Hope, Botanical Gardens, Berlin
Step Inside, Gallery Dieleman, Belgium
Visions of Zimbabwe, Manchester City Gallery
2003 The Power of the Object - Alliance Francaise, Harare
Artists Residency at Kuona Trust, Nairobi, Kenya.
2002 Kakuyu Ke Munyaka, Group Exhibition, Gallery Dieleman, Belgium
2001 Art for the People, Completion and Opening, Tapfuma Gutsa.
2000 Kunsthalle Bern, South meets West, Group Exhibition
Kunst aus Zimbabwe, Bayreuth Museum
1999 Artist's Residency at Künstlerhaus Cuxhaven, Eddie Masaya, Richard Jack und Tapfuma Gutsa
1998 Zimbabwe Heritage, National Gallery of Zimbabwe.
1997 Landmark, The Midlands Artists, National Gallery, Bulawayo
The Past, Pierre Gallery, Harare The Future, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
Ondambo, International Art Workshop, Arandis, Namibia
Sculpture from Zimbabwe, Melbourne, Australia
1996 Seeking Permission, Solo Show at Reece Gallery, New York 1995 Johannesburg Biennale Genesis Gallery, Münsterland, Emsdetten
180 Degrees, Group Exhibition, Los Angeles
1994 Strong Winds, Stage Design, Arnolfini Theater, Bristol, UK
Palmengarten, Frankfurt, Alliance Francaise, Harare
1993 Gallery Knuth Grothe, Finland
Open Studios, Group Exhibition, Delfina Studios, London
1992 Sandro's Gallery, Harare
1991 Contemporary Stone Sculpture from Zimbabwe, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, UK
Venice Biennale, African Pavillon
Havanna Biennale, Cuba
1990 Contemporary African Art, Group Exhibition, Studio Museum, Harlem, New York
1989 Pachipamwe International Artists Worshop, National Gallery of Zimbabwe
1988 Delta Gallery, Harare
1987 Utonga, Sculptures and Drawings, Solo Exhibition
1985 New Horizons, Royal Festival Hall, London
1981 Delta Gallery, Harare