GABRIEL TENDAI CHOTO
Gabriel Tendai Choto, born in 1995 in Harare, Zimbabwe and raised in Bradford, currently lives and works in West Yorkshire, England. After completing his Diploma in Art and Design at Leeds Arts University (formerly Leeds College of Art) in 2012, Choto gained a BAFA in Drawing from Camberwell College of Art (UAL) London in 2014. He has recently completed an MFA at Central St Martins in London, UK.
Choto has had solo exhibitions at FNB Art Joburg: GALLERyLABs (2020) and ‘Kumba’ at Anima Mundi Gallery, UK (2021). Selected group exhibitions to include Royal Academy of Arts, Summer Exhibition, London (2021), 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, Somerset House (2018), INTERSECTION, 2018 Tyburn Gallery London, FBA Futures, Mall Galleries, London, UK (2018); Flock, GX Gallery, London, UK (2017); Blxckout Revolution: The Exhibition at 198 Gallery in London (2017); BAME at the Hotel Elephant Gallery in London, UK (2016); and Long Live the New Flesh at Tower Gallery, London, UK (2015). In 2018, Choto was selected for the Clyde & Co Art Award. And the winner of the Clifford Chance Printmaking Purchase Prize in 2019.
2023 ‘DEEP, DEEP DOWN IN THE BELLY OF THE EARTH‘ ADA\ contemporary art gallery, Accra, Ghana
Portrait of the artist. Courtesy of the artist.