Catinca Tabacaru Gallery Collective

Troy Makaza

Troy Makaza (b. 1995, Harare, Zimbabwe)

Makaza has been included in exhibitions at the Museum of Modern African Art al Maaden (MACAAL) in Marrakech, the Kunstlaboratorium in Norway, the Zeitz MoCAA in Cape Town, and the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. His work belongs to prestigious international collections including those of the Fondazione Fiera in Milan, Tiroche DeLeon in Tel Aviv, Jorge Perez in Miami, and also the MACAAL in Marrakech. He is represented by First Floor Gallery.

BORN 1995, HARARE, ZIMBABWE
LIVES AND WORKS IN HARARE

EDUCATION

2015

Visual Art Studio Degree – School of The National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

Big Man Syndrome, Art Basel OVR, First Floor Gallery Harare, Online


2019

Visceral Politics, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy

2018

Forever Neverland, First Floor Gallery Harare, Zimbabwe


2016

Bound Together, First Floor Gallery Harare, Zimbabwe

MUSEUM & INSTITUTIONAL SHOWS


2019

Welcome Home, Museum of Modern African Art al Maaden, Macaal, Marrakech, Morocco
KubatanaContemporary African Art Survey, Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway


2018

Five Bhob – Painting at the End of an Era, Zeitz MoCAA, Cape Town, South Africa


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2021

Travels with Herodotus curated by Domenico de Chirico, Galleria Bianconi, Milan, Italy

Mirror Mirror!South South Veza, First Floor Gallery Harare, Zimbabwe

2020

Level Mosi-oa-Tunya, First Floor Gallery, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

2018

THE BLACK SPHINX II, Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy
Next Level, First Floor Gallery Harare, Zimbabwe

2017

Another Antipodes/urban axis, PS Art Space, Fremantle, Australia
Young Now, Hazard Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Collaging The City, First Floor Gallery Harare, Zimbabwe


2016

I am because you are, First Floor Gallery Harare, Zimbabwe

2015

But He’s Got No Clothes On, Commune 1 Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa
Harare No Limits, Harare International Festival of the Arts, Zimbabwe
Kuyaruka – Age of Accountability, First Floor Gallery Harare, Zimbabwe

2014

Green Shoots (NGZ Visual Art Certificate Graduate exhibition), National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
Young Artists, National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe


AWARDS

Investec Cape Town Art Fair Prize

COLLECTIONS


Fondazione Fiera Milano
Museum of African Contemporary Art Al Maaden
Tiroche De Leon Collection
Jorge Perez Collection