zimbabwean painted fabric art kutsinhira oregon

Title: Village
Artist: Maziveni Mapuranga
Size: approx 19″w x 26″h
Hand-painted sadza painting

Maziveni was born in 1966 in Mutoko. She came to Weya in 1990 when she got married. She studied through Grade 11. She has five children, and farms with her husband. She learned to make appliqu├ęs in 1992, having arrived in Weya after her marriage and deciding it would be interesting to do.

Her favorite subjects include African marriage, traditional healers and village life.