BA Honors Fine Art, Harare Polytechnic College, Zimbabwe.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
Framed in Colonial Lenses, Raw Spot Gallery, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.
Say Hello to English, Tyburn Gallery, London, UK.
Across Borders, Whatiftheworld, Cape Town, South Africa.
Foreign Objects, Tyburn Gallery, London, UK.
Local Foreign Products, Gallery Special Projects, FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Africa Not Reachable! First Floor Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Selected Group Exhibitions
Ex Africa – storie e identità di un’arte universale, Museo Civico Archeologico, Bologna, Italy.
KUBATANA: An Exhibition with Contemporary African Artists, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Oslo, Norway.
Material Insanity, Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden (MACAAL), Marrakech, Morocco.
Language is the Only Homeland, Nest, The Hague, Netherlands.
The Eye Sees Not Itself, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Right at the Equator, Depart Foundation, Malibu, CA, USA.
On being alone and unbearable loneliness, Watou Art Festival, Belgium.
Chinafrika Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Germany.
Chinafrika Kunstfest Weimar, Germany.
De Nature en Sculpture, Villa Datris Foundation, L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, France.
Le jour qui vient, curated by Marie-Ann Yemsi, Galerie des Galeries, Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France.
Collector’s Stage, curated by Enin Supriyanto, Art Stage Singapore, Singapore.
Dear Europa…, Whatiftheworld, Cape Town, South Africa.
When Tomorrow Comes, Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg, South Africa, and Michaelis Galleries, Cape Town, South Africa.
Broken English, Tyburn Gallery, London, UK.
Foreign Bodies, Whatiftheworld, Cape Town, South Africa.
Uncertain Terms, Whatiftheworld Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.
SCINTILLA: An Alchemy Show, Commune 1, Cape Town, South Africa.
Project, 1:54 2nd edition African Art Fair London. UK.
BATIK d'AFRIQUE, Ethan Cohen Gallery, New York, USA.
Warp & Woof, The Hole, New York, USA.
Meet the artist project, Chinembiri studio, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Project 1:54, African Art Fair London, UK.
Good News exhibition, New University, Lisbon, Portugal.
No Limits, HIFA, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Chiso, First Floor Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Harare Haarare!, First Floor Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Inexactly This, Kunstvlaai Festival of Independence, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Wars/Karas, Octopus Projects, Riga, Latvia.
Jo’burg Fringe, Johannesburg, South Africa.
A Tale of Two Cities, National Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Family, Tradition and Religion, Gallery Delta, Zimbabwe.
Still Life Exhibition, Delta Gallery, Zimbabwe.
Harare beyond Words, Gallery H, Bangkok, Thailand.
Mbare Kutapira, First Floor Gallery, Chinembiri Studios, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Harare Paris, Pavé d’Orsay, Paris, France.
Harare International Festival of Art Exhibition, National Gallery, Zimbabwe.
Rangu Izwi, First Floor Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Austral><Affric, First Floor Gallery, The Basement, Harare, Zimbabwe.
First Steps, First Floor Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Facet Zimbabwe Now, Delta Gallery, Zimbabwe.
Avignon University, Avignon, France.
Live and Direct, National Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Young Artist Exhibition, Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Peace through Unity in Diversity, Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Walls, Berlin Wall, Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Cottco, National Gallery, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Enriching Woman, Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Young Artist Exhibition, Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Hecker, Judith (ed.), Impressions from South Africa, 1965 to Now: Prints from the Museum of Modern Art, Museum Of Modern Art, NYC, 2011.
RAW Residency of Artists and Writers, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa.
The Gathering, Kenya.
Schwendener, Martha, At the Armory Show, Solo Exhibitions and Colossal Displays, nytimes.com, 6 March 2019.
Obuobi, Sharon, In Studio with Moffat Takadiwa, medium.com, 14 June 2017.
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Schulz, Anke, Moffat Takadiwa: Exploring Zimbabwe’s Colonial Past Through Language, artversed.com, 8 April 2017.
10 Outstanding Solo Exhibitions to Experience in London in April, huffingtonpost.com, 7 April 2017.
Mba, Adora, Moffat Takadiwa: the shy guy whose art speaks volumes, trueafrica.co, 31 March 2017.
Wrathall, Claire, Artists in Focus: Moffat Takadiwa, Christie’s Magazine, April 2017 Issue, pp. 44-45.
Gilhooly, Emma, Moffat Takadiwa: The Zimbabwe artist protests against the colonial education system with his solo show, Say Hello To English, nataal.com, March 2017.
Enwonwu, Oliver, In Conversation With Moffat Takadiwa, omenkaonline.com, 13 February 2017.
Ojo, Tobi, 10 African Artists to Keep on Your Radar, agbara.us, 30 January 2017.
Twigg, Melissa, Can contemporary art help mend the relationship between China and Africa? scmp.com, 1st July 2016.
Walton, Millie, Inner sanctum, a magazine, February - April 2016.
Forrest, Tim, Foreign Objects, tfeanda.com, 07th January 2016.
Schumann, Megan, Deco Diary: Two Must-See Exhibitions In January, elledecoration.co.za, 04 January 2016.
Crow, Kelly, The New Face of African Art, WSJ.com, 12th May 2016.
Brination, Irene, Tales of a Spiritual Garbage Man: Spotlight on Moffat Takadiwa, irenebrination.typepad.com, 14th October 2015.
Glyn-Jones, Gordon, ART ALERT: 5 Southern African art destinations this week, thesouthafrican.com, 04th November 2015.
Hegert, Natalie, Citing Decolonial Theory, Moffat Takadiwa Transforms Debris into Art, artslant.com, November 2015.
O’Toole, Sean, 10 Young African Artists You Should Know, artsy.net, 31st August 2015.
Zhou, Justice, Zimbabwean Artists Seek To Leave A Mark At South African Fair, newsofthesouth.com, 01st March 2015.
——, Moffat Takadiwa, Foreign Objects, aestheticamagazine.com, 20th December 2015.
—-, National Identity and the Language of Bodies: A Group Show at Whatiftheworld, 10and5.com, 10th December 2015.
—-, Dalla spazzatura alla scultura, LaStampa.it, 20th November 2015.
—-, Team Pelham interviews Moffat Takadiwa, blog.pelhamcommunications.com, 18th November 2015.
—-, Diaspora Art Diaries: Moffat Takadiwa, zimbojam.com, 09th November 2015.
-—, Moffat Takadiwa, timeout.com, November 2015.
----, Moffat Takadiwa: Foreign Objects, WSIMag.com, 30th October 2015.
——, Artist Moffat Takadiwa Transforms Found Consumer Waste into Intricate Sculptural Forms, junk-culture.com, 21 October 2015.
Devereux, Robert, My Highlights from 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair 2014, artsy.net, 06th October 2014.
Gregory, Hannah, From Kadar Brock to Penny Lamb, 14 Artists Find Creativity In Destruction, artsy.net, 22nd October 2014.
Kinsman, Houghton, Rethinking institutional approaches to emerging artistic practice in Zimbabwe, anotherafrica.net, 03rd October 2014.
——, Moffat Takadiwa, africanah.org, 26th September 2014.
Sibanda, Nkosilathi, Voices in Colour empower city artists, chronicle.co.zw, 07 December 2013.
Davidzon, Vladislav, Paris-Harare: Focus on Inner Vision, artcritical.com, 15th August 2011.
Ticha Muvhuti, Barnabas, Takadiwa’s mission is to change the world through his unique art, businesslive.com, 4 October 2018
Award of Attendance, Zimbabwe Olympic Committee, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Award of Merit, Peace Through Unity Exhibition, Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Special Mention Prize, Facet Zimbabwe Now Exhibition, Delta Gallery, Zimbabwe.
2nd Prize Walls, Special Mentions, Peace Through Unity Exhibition Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe.
2016Award of Merit, Cottco Exhibition and Prize, National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Special Prize, Enriching Woman, Gallery Delta, Harare, Zimbabwe.
Art Jameel, United Arab Emirates.
Foundation de 11 Lijnen, Oudenburg, Belgium.
Shanti Art Collection.
Southern African Foundation for Contemporary Art (SAFFCA), France and South Africa.
Villa Datris Foundation, France.
Fondazione Golinelli, Italy.