Mike Munyaradzi

Born: 1967

Education: After finishing his secondary education in Zengeza – at the same time being an apprentice of his father, the late Henry Munyaradzi, he enrolled at Manchester Metropolitan University in U.K. and graduated with a degree in Computer Software Engineering in 1995. He graduated with a Commercial Pilot License from Guthrie Aviation in 1996.

Bio:

Mike Munyaradzi is the son of the late world-renowned sculptor Henry Munyaradzi. Mike learnt to sculpt at the feet of his father and quickly developed his artistic talent.

In 2002 he decided to be a full time sculptor and resigned from the national airline. From then on, Mike Munyaradzi grew from strength to strength in the world of Zimbabwean stone sculpture participating in a number of group exhibitions worldwide as well as conducting workshops abroad.

Mike has gone on to create one of the largest sculptures in Europe, which is outside the UN AIDS Headquarters in Geneva, entitled ‘Eradication’.

Collections: 

World Economic Forum, Switzerland

UNAIDS building, Geneva – ‘Eradication’