“My Shona Art Sculptures are a tribute to enduring life values in enduring stone; I communicate some of life’s softest, most cherished concepts in some of world’s most hardest of materials. I release the spirit inside the stone.” Born in 1967, Nyanga, Zimbabwe, Africa. Gedion’s career began in 1988. His sculptures are in private collections around the globe and publicly at Atlanta International Airport and the Phoenix Zoo. His vision and technical skills have earned him international recognition as a Shona Art sculptor of excellence. Gedion creates his sculptures using traditional carving techniques used for generations by the Shona people of Zimbabwe. He exclusively uses stone mined in Zimbabwe – such as serpentine, springstone, opal, lepidolite and verdite, which he imports to the United States. He carves, chisels and hones each piece over many, many hours completely by hand and only by himself. Each piece is one of a kind and can be displayed indoors or outside. "I want my sculptures to speak to the sameness of people all over the world the nature of human relationships, family, love and life."