Observing Chief And Queen


Observing Chief And Queen,


Green Opal,

Agrippa Tirigu.



My name is Agrippa Tirigu,  Im the upcoming generation of sculptors. Born in Guruve in 1987, I live and work in Tengenenge where I have been living for 13 years, North Zimbabwe.

I am influenced by the modern sculpture, as well as Shona traditions. I work primarily in black serpentine. I like stone because of its inherent natural beauty. Every stone has a sculpture already hidden inside it and it is my duty to discover it and set it free.

I can produce a range of work, mainly the modern ones. I am very happy to discuss your wishes and make a sculpture at your request


Sculpture is a big challenge for me, and it is my calling to be a sculptor. I do it to express how I experience life. Its my life job. I like carving big sculptures, which I imagine being put in public places, where people gather. I love piercing the stone, putting holes through it. This gives me great satisfaction. Once I have carved a hole through the sculpture it is done. I like to represent the movement of water in one sculpture.

I have been developing my own unique style, I like to leave the original heart of the stone. I like to show how the life of plants grow. Representing all the stages of one sculpture in one stone. I have my own trademarks which are my distinctive style. I like to represent the movement of water in one sculpture. I’m one of those people who like an adventurous life . My experience comes from these kind of environment of my exerperience , each and everything I meet in my life so at times I find a connection between what I am experiencing and what I can see in the stone.

At times while I am carving I feel one with the sculpture.


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