In Studio with Simon Zitha

6 Jan 2022

Simon was born in Bushbuckridge in 1972 and matriculated in Hazyview, Mpumalanga in 1993.


He has worked closely with Angus Taylor at Dionysus Sculpture Studio and Foundry since 2011. In this time he has grown to become one of South Africa's most proficient stone masons. 
Whilst his first love is stone, he also enjoys working in bronze and often includes both mediums to create his timeless sculptures.

Group exhibitions that Zitha has participated in include: SculptX 2021, SculptX 2019, the Tacit exhibition at NWU Gallery in Potchefstroom as well as at the William Humphreys Art Gallery in Kimberley (2016), the DSW Biennale Exhibition at Pretoria Arts Association & IS Art Gallery in Franschhoek (2014), He also took part in the Nirox Winter Sculpture Fair in 2014.