Bases and Pedestals
Gallery South Africa
Directors Standard Choice
Title: Selected Artists
Material: Stone sculptor
Current Location: Harare
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Richard did his Primary and High Schooling in Tafara where he grew up and was inspired by the Gustas who lived in the same neighbourhood.
After high school he taught briefly before enrolling for a Fashion Designing course in Harare. In 1986 grouped with fellow youths to form a sculpture group called Gota Rochisuma with the help of local Catholics.
1988 went to work great Nicholas Mukomberanwa in Ruwa before working briefly with Gallery 2000, Matombo Gallery and the National Gallery of Zimbabwe and was awarded the Certificate of Excellence in 1990 for his piece for his piece INTERGRITY in 1992 his piece THE OBSESSED WOMAN was highly commended and in 1993 his piece THE OBSESSED MAN was also highly commended. In 1994 had a one show at the Mcpherson Center for Art in California. May 1996 had a show at Ngano Gallery Berlin. In 1998, joined the Chapungu Residence Programmes. Richard Commands a lot of respect from fellow sculptures for his vision, belief and integrity and has trained a lot of young sculptors including his brother Titus.
Liz Nugent was responsible for introducing Heather Fynn to Richard Rosani at his home in the township. He now regularly brings pieces for uploading to the Zulu Exclusive Website.