Biography: Lincoln Muteta is a native of Harare, Zimbabwe, where
he began to sculpt while still in school. He worked under sculptor
Danny Kanemba, another prominent sculptor. His cousin, sculptor
Moses Masaya, encouraged him to pursue a full time career as a sculptor.
Muteta's work shows a great respect for the
Shona culture itself, as well as an active imagination. He says,
"I guess God gave me the courage and the talent to sculpt so
as to bring back our vanishing cultural heritage for the sake of