Benjamin Katiyo was born in 1970 in Murehwa, in eastern Zimbabwe.
His younger brother Royal is a well-known sculptor; in 1996, he introduced Benjamin to working with stone and they worked together for a number of years. The brothers later both became resident artists at the prestigious Chapungu Sculpture Village.
Recent exhibitions include:
- 2008 ‘Custom And Legend: A Culture In Stone’, Kansas City, MI, USA
- 2004 "Rural Mother", ‘Custom And Legend: A Culture In Stone’, Denver Botanic Gardens, CO, USA
- 1999 "Seated Mother And Child", ‘Custom And Legend: A Culture In Stone’, Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa
- 1998 Award of Merit, ‘Zimbabwe Heritage’, National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare, Zimbabwe
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