Zimbabwean Folk Art painted tray Kutsinhira Oregon

Title: Village Life
Artist: Absolute Majongah
Size: approx 12.5″w x 12.5″h
Zimbabwe Weya Art hand painted wooden tray, folk art
Cost: $60 – includes free shipping in the continental U.S.

The piece includes the hand written story by the artist and her bio on the back.

The Story:

Rudo, Chido and Sekai are carrying firewood.  Tendai and Rutaro are carrying buckets of water.  The boys are playing soccer.  Mr. Muta is sitting whilst Mrs. Muta is grinding some peanut butter.  Serena is pounding.  Chipo is winnowing and Mrs. Futema and Mrs. Mata are carrying buckets of water.

Artist Bio:

Absolute was born in 1977 in Chihota, the first born of four daughters. She finished the equivalent of 10th grade and then did a dressmaking cutting and design course.  She did sewing work for 5 years.  She was married in 2004 but divorced.  Absolute began to do art in 2006, to have enough money to support her children and her deceased sister’s children.  Absolute passed away in October 2015 of a heart condition.