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Biography Takura Chadoka

Born April 1986 in a family of five, two older sisters and two young brothers. Takura grew up in a town called Chitungwiza which is about 20km from Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe.

Growing up as the middle child, Takura was always creative, and at the age of 12yrs he was then awarded for the best drawing at a drawing competition which was held annually at his primary school, and because of that his love for art was very much inspired.

Takura was studying art from his high school as a subject and went further more with art studies in 2003 at The National Gallery of Zimbabwe School of Art where he dropped out before the first year due to financial constraints and hush economical environment in his country at that time.

In 2004 he joined a group of local artist in Zimbabwe for workshops, which then made him to develop his own way of painting and expressing his feeling through art.

In march 2006 he moved to South Africa where he find his own voice and established his own private studio in September 2008 which aims to host different artists working in different medium .

Takura Chadoka is inspired by life itself most of his work is from the experiences that he goes through and he likes experimenting with all different kind of medium.


Exhibitions

2003 December - group, Chapungu gallery, Zimbabwe
2004 April - group, Dendere gallery Zimbabwe
2004 November - group, Mukuvisi woodlands, Zimbabwe
2005 November - group, Mukuvisi woodlands, Zimbabwe

2008 march - group, Kirstenbosch gardens
2008 October - group, Kirstenbosch gardens
2009 March - group, Kirstenbosch gardens
2009 September- two artist, Pringle Bay gallery
2010 June- two artist, Hallo again, Cape Town

Solo exhibitions

2010 October - Vansa Western cape gallery