Chaz Maviyane-Davies

About Chaz Maviyane-Davies

Chaz Maviyane-Davies is a Zimbabwean graphic artist. Stifled by racial discrimination in white minority-ruled Rhodesia, Maviyane-Davies went into exile and studied art in Britain. He returned to majority-ruled Zimbabwe in 1982 and became known for combining his commercial work with messages of African liberation and human rights. He is currently professor of communication design at the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston and continues to create designs that promote democracy and human rights.

Graphic Art as Political Commentary

By September 15, 2008

The arresting images (above and below) created by Zimbabwean graphic artist Chaz Maviyane-Davies are editorial comments presented as art. Stifled by racial discrimination in white minority-ruled Rhodesia, Maviyane-Davies went into exile and studied art in Britain. Read more