Helen Teede

Helen Teede is a visual artist from Zimbabwe, working primarily in painting. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art at the University of Cape Town and Honours in English Literature in 2013 and began working full time as an artist in Zimbabwe.


She has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Canada and Dubai as well as participating in a

major exhibition of contemporary African Art in Perth, Australia (2017) and a survey of Zimbabwean painting at the Zeitz Museum of Contemporary African Art in Cape Town, South Africa (2018-2019).


In February 2017, she was selected as one of ten emerging African artists for the curated section, “Tomorrows/Today” of Cape Town Art Fair and in September of that year she was invited to speak on a panel at the International Conference for African Cultures (ICAC) at the National Gallery of Zimbabwe. At the start of 2018 she attended an invitational two-month residency program with two other Zimbabwean artists in Tel Aviv. She has published written work in Art Africa Magazine, Something We Africans Got magazine, and The Art Section.