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Best of Pencil art

spring book with feather sketch

Do you know, pencil art brings this black and white beauty, it’s not about the charcoal, graphite pencils used but it’s about the skill to detail bringing vividness and life to a sinakote paper into a masterpiece artwork. The most beautiful part about EthelartConnect we are young visual artists who spent most of their time investing it into detailed beautiful artworks which looks like photography, because we love to bring quality, love onto each art work we do.

Pieces attached below are for sale, done by a young man who resides in Kadoma Zimbabwe, who only has his pencils as his own source of living in a harsh economy. Let’s promote his talent by buying these artworks which are going at 200usd each, one bought artwork makes a huge difference

Contact us +263718515221 /email is we ship globally


Raccoon intelligence

Birds early forage

Fennec fox for the love and passion of art


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Africa Wildlife

Rhino at Cotswold Wildlife Park

Africa got wildlife beauty, you don’t have to come to Africa to get a glimpse of the African wildlife but you can get Wilson paintings which vividly give you the best quality wildlife creations. It is our duty to preserve wildlife because wildlife is part of our identity as Africans and these beautiful animals coexist among us. Desist from killing wildlife.

In the video we take you through Wilson’s painting process, one of our established artists from Botswana who loves creating these masterpieces creates with joy and love so that you can experience, and explore African wildlife through a painting.

To buy Wilson wildlife art paintings or you want to be part of wildlife conservation visit our website Get to know Wilson and embrace his talent by promoting him by buying his paintings.












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The grandmother

Do you know African cultures are at the verge of extinction. Do you know the Tonga people from Southern Africa

The Tonga people are a cultural community, but some of its cultural heritage is being lost. Some Tonga people are giving up traditional beliefs and practices such as polygamy, ancestor worship and witchcraft. On the other hand, the fact that many Tonga people, in the course of time, started moving in urban areas and started adapting themselves to a new life style negatively impacted their traditions and its not just The Tonga cultures been lost but overall African cultures, values, identity.

The production of local crafts such as baskets, beadwork, carving, among others. This helps preserve local traditional skills and also provides an alternative form of income to the people of the Southern Province of Zambia.

As EthelartConnect African artists it is our duty to make these cultures alive through visual imagery thus African art as they give you the African culture experience wherever you are.

Brian Khumalo is one of our young emerging artists who is more happier in sharing these Tonga African cultures. He is raising awareness about these beautiful cultures.

He said a friend of his asked him an honest question saying why does he paint too much women in his Tonga themes, Brian opted to answer him after a little research. Seems like women in the Tonga culture are in the for front of this practice: more than men!!.

This is a painting of Mbuya mudenda part 2, smoking ” incelwa” at her homestead in Binga.

To be part of the experience, the journey of the Tonga tribe cultures, learn, make your spaces beautiful and understand the African culture. Contact us and get yourself a good quality painting of the Tonga tribe, Be part of the African story telling.


Oil on canvas

15x 22 inches












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Father’s Day

man talking picture while smiling

Do you know #fathersday2022 around the corner, are you worried about what is the perfect gift to show love?

Art is an investment, art is a visual memory, and art is beautiful. When you get your own portrait done or loved ones, you have kept their existence vividly alive for more generations to acknowledge them. What are you waiting for, contact us, and give us the opportunity to help you carry on your existing legacy?

NB : Please note we don’t have the rights to the background music, the music it’s owned by #holy10.

In the video below we share with you the process of creating your art portraits, step by step. The hand behind the amazing portrait is that of one of our young emerging visual artists Tatenda. He comes from Chitungwiza Zimbabwe and aspires to be one of the big names in the global art industry. He is an art tutor, portrait artist, and African contemporary art painter.

Order now and your portrait will be done in less than a week, we aim to please. To see our catalog contact +263718515221 on whatsApp we deliver anywhere around the world.











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Meet Tatenda Majoni

Tatenda .A. Majoni is a Zimbabwean Wildlife artist born on the 14th of September 1993. He started professional art early 2019 and in October that same year he started painting using Oil paints and Canvas. Dec 2019, he started exhibiting oil paintings at the biggest art gallery in Africa, the Cultural Heritage Gallery (Arusha, Tanzania). He later signed a collaboration with the Chimpanzee Conservation Centre (Guinea). Tatenda was invited for solo exhibitions at Chimpanzee Conservation Centre Headquarters (France) and Bilsten Hotel (Germany). He was selected to be part of Premates Art Space Project (Italy).

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Art Memoir for Simbarashe

Simbarashe Machona is a 29 years old man born on the 7th of January 1993. He grew up in Chitungwiza, Zimbabwe a society where people did not appreciate much about art. His education up until college had been all about academic achievement and not an artistic achievement. His art is all self-taught even since elementary level at the age of 5 years.

Simbarashe’s passion for art was spotted a long time ago when he was 3 years old when he decided to sketch his dead father in a coffin during the funeral. Ever since the passion did not stop because of anything. Whether there was the availability of materials or not, Simbarashe always had to make beautiful art of whatever inspired him.
His inspiration also came from his older brother Gift Machona who taught him most of the basics. The gift was one of the most talented artists in the family. He kindly passed his art knowledge to his little brother.
Simbarashe’s art inspiration also comes from anything beautiful and abstract. His art is not limited to certain subjects but he is able to draw anything from portraits to cars to animals and even so much more. The scope of art is limitless.
Simbarashe’s art can be of any medium including pencil sketch drawings, acrylic or oil paintings, pastel, digital art and so much more.
His academic career consists of 8 Zimsec Ordinary ( Matric)level subjects, 4 Advanced level subjects, and a Diploma in Mathematics Education. Although these subjects may not be related to their artistic career his art tells a different story.

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Wilson, Artist
2020- When a big star shines, Thapong Visual Art Centre, Gaborone, Botswana
2019- The Power of Africa Culture Pop Studio, Berlin, Germany
2019- The Human Experience , NHABE MUSEUM, Maun Botswana
2018- Relentless, Thapong visual art center, Gaborone, Botswana
2017 – “Vagaries of Meleko”, Thapong Visual Art Centre, Gaborone, Botswana
2017 – “The Story of the Okavango”, ITB Berlin, Germany
2016 – “The Brush That Smokes”, Alliance Francaise de Gaborone, Botswana
2015 – “Wild Brush”, Nhabe Museum, Maun, Botswana
2014 – “Exhibition and Auction”, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
2013 – “Son of the Brush”, National Museum and Art Gallery, Gaborone, Botswana
2011 – “The Meleko Brush Paints Flowers”, Sanitas Gardens, Gaborone
2011 – “First Retrospective”, Gary and Mary Residency, Gaborone, Botswana
2011 – “Human Rights”, Alliance Francaise, Gaborone, Botswana
2011 – “The Right to Remain Silent”, Alliance Francaise de Gaborone, Botswana
2011 – “Artist of the Year Exhibit”, Thapong Visual Arts, Gaborone, Botswana
2010 – “One of Us”, Sirmium Art Gallery, Gaborone, Botswana
2009 – “Meleko”, Thapong Visual Arts Center, Gaborone, Botswana
2007 – “Zimbabwe Economic and Political Crisis”, Gaborone, Botswana
2006 – “The Endangered Species Series”, Gaborone Senior Secondary School, World Population Day,
Gaborone, Botswana
2005 – “HIV/AIDS, Behavorial Change”, International Trade Hub at Commerce Park with U.S.A. Embassy,
Gaborone, Botswana
2014 – “The Dream”, Two Man Exhibit, Thapong Visual Arts Center, Gaborone, Botswana
2011 – “Back 2 Basics”, Thapong Visual Arts Center, Gaborone, Botswana
2011- – “A Good Harvest”, The Frame Gallery, Gaborone, Botswana
2009 – “National Art Expo”, River Walk Mall, Gaborone, Botswana
2009 – “Opening Ceremony for the Royal Bafokeng Stadium”, Rusternburg, South Africa
2008 – “Ichipapusho”, The Residency Gallery, Lusaka, Zambia
2008 – “Artist’s in Botswana”, National Museum and Art Gallery, Gaborone, Botswana
2007 – “Forgotten Treasures”, Octagon Gallery National Museum, Gaborone, Botswana
2007 – “Kgetsi ya tsie”, Thapong Visual Arts Center, Gaborone, Botswana
2007 – “Contemporary Visions of South Africa”, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria South Africa
2001 – “Kalahari Impressions”, The Frame Gallery, Gaborone, Botswana
2005 – “Artist’s in Botswana”, Thapong Visual Arts Centre, Gaborone, Botswana
2005 – “Bridge Spotter’s African American Artists Collective Exhibit”, American Cultural Center,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A
2011 – “How to Generate an Art Report”, given to Botswana Journalists, Gaborone, Botswana
2010 – “Meleko Method of Painting”, referencing The Endangered Species Series, a collection of paintings
On HIV/AIDS to an audience of Grass Roots Soccer Officials during the 2010 World Cup Games,
Johannesburg, South Africa
2010 – 2015 Judging Panel, “Peace Poster Contest”, District 412
(Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe)
2006 – Acting Judge “Safer Injection Promotion Poster Exhibition”, Lobatse, Botswana
2014 – Official Stamps of Botswana, “The Lions of Chobe”, in Circulation
2007 – Artist of the Year, Thapong Visual Arts Centre, Gaborone Botswana
2007 – “Painting Award”, National Museum and Art Gallery, Gaborone, Botswana
2008 – Insaka Residency, Rockstone Studios, Lusaka, Zambia
2016 – “Every Child Has a Dream Foundation”, Charity Auction, Gaborone, Botswana
2011 – 5 Paintings, “Charity Auction”, The Chinese Woman’s Association, Gaborone, Botswana
2011 – “Healing Art Exhibition”, Charity, Donated Painting to be Displayed in a Hospital of the
Organizers Choice
2009 – “Botswana Baskets” Donated Painting to the Disabled in Tanzania through The Open Land
The President of Malawi H.E Dr. Joyce Banda was presented a Wilson Ngoni painting,
“The Leopard on a Tree”, by the State of Botswana
Their Majesties King Carl XIV Gustaf and Queen Silvia of the Kingdom of Sweden were presented a
Wilson Ngoni painting, “The Zebras” by the State of Botswana
The President of Malawi, His Excellence Dr. Bingu Wa Mutarika was presented a Wilson Ngoni
“The Savuti Lions” by the State of Botswana
Local Enterprise Authority (LEA) Headquarters, Gaborone, Botswana
Chris Tugwell Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa
President of Liberia, Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, was presented a Wilson Ngoni painting,
“Botswana Baskets”, by the State of Botswana
2014 – “Door’s to My Eye’s, My Journey Through the Corridors of Art”, self-published
2020 – LIVING WITH THE BRUSH, coffee table book, self-published
CNN 2018
STORY OF HOPE, a full documentary, BOTSWANA TELEVISION (BTV) (stories of hope) 2019

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Keith Zenda – Fine Artist

Born in 1985 I am a self -taught Fine Artist. As a 6yr old my talent for art was recognized by my Primary School in my birth town of Chirumanzu, Zimbabwe. I knew then already that I wanted to be an artist. I was born to paint! Through this process, I have travelled across borders to South Africa, Tanzania, Botswana and Mozambique Exhibiting locally and internationally, whilst also commissioned portraits of prominent individuals in Zimbabwe.

My inspiration comes from rural African life, the environment, people in general, religion and the complexities of the human condition ( Human rights, gender roles etc. ). I experiment widely in my subject matter, ranging from depicting children at play, the elderly, daily life, extending into African animal and wildlife. I express my identity through this creative process. The intention for my work to enable the audience to have a sense of being a part of African life, to feel pride and a sense of belonging. I allow experiences in the diverse depiction in my art of rural and towns life. Currently residing in Gweru, I have established an Art Centre. Teaching and uplifting our local community through art.