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Taylor Nkomo


Artist gallery

Taylor Nkomo
Born: 1953
Place: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Taylor is a versatile artist; his skills include, graphic design, painting, fabric, and drawing and sculpting.  From 1970 till 1973 he attended the Mzilikazi Art and Craft Centre . He started sculpting in 1977.

Taylor worked as a graphic design artist for the National Gallery in Harare from 1974 till 1997 before moving to Chapungu Sculpture Park.  He was one of the founding members of the BAT Art workshop . His graphic design influence is seen in his use of mixed media designs that he incorporates into his sculptures. In his former years at Chapungu , he worked as a liaison officer for all the younger artists and he continues to guide them .  Now a respected Sekuru (Elder) his advice is still sought after and welcomed by the community.

He is famously known for the pangolin design on the old Zimbabwe  $2.00 coin. He has exhibited throughout the United States in California, Colorado, New Mexico and in Switzerland.

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