BORN IN HARARE, ZIMBABWE. GRADUATED WITH AN MA
AT THE CENTRAL SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN IN LONDON.
Professor of Design at the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston.
He has been described by the UK’s Design magazine as “the guerrilla
of graphic design.”
For more than two decades the award-winning, controversial designer’s
powerful work has taken on issues of consumerism, health, nutrition,
social responsibility, the environment and human rights.
Mr. Maviyane-Davies has worked in Britain, Japan, Malaysia, the US
and Zimbabwe, his country of origin. From 1983 until recently he ran
the renowned design studio “The Maviyane-Project” in Harare.
Due to adverse political conditions in his homeland, Maviyane-Davies
moved to the USA in 2001.
As well as being published in numerous books, international magazines
and newspapers, his work has been exhibited extensively and is included
in several permanent collections at various galleries.