Fadzai ‘Fudge’ is an innovative female artist from Zimbabwe who has exhibited her own provocative art pieces professionally for twenty years. She encourages access to the arts for all ages by delivering unique and engaging creative art workshops. During her sojourn in the United Kingdom and professional life in Africa Fudge has been fortunate to come across a diverse range of art making techniques and media. She has embraced her innovative creative outlook on life and has adopted Edinburgh as her thinking space. Rekindling her artistic voice and applying that form of self-expression, her popular art workshops have been an important tool in a rewarding career in a city brimming with creative talent from all around the world.
In this body of work ‘Fudge’ continues in her quest to explore unconventional techniques of mark making exploring natural media and varied techniques to best describe her passions. Her voice advocates for ‘stolen identities’ and aims to reclaim her own identity as a unique artist in a society consumed with many barriers that Fudge identifies with. In these pieces Fudge uses her latest ‘man tool, the blowtorch, to express her burning relationship with the inner being that forms the roots of her beliefs and values in relationships.