(Col. Cat. 31, 50, 91, 223)
Born Mazabuka, Zambia 1966, painter and sculptor. Received an Art Teachers Diploma from Evelyn Hone College, Lusaka 1989. A certificate in art and design from Wimbledon School of Art, London. Taught Art at Libala and Matero Boys Secondary schools in Lusaka. A founder member of the Zambia National Visual Arts Council (VAC). In the 1990s coordinated and facilitated women artists’ workshops at VAC, where she served as National Treasurer. Prolific and successful experimental artist who has won several awards. She has held several solo exhibitions. Undertaken prestigious studio residencies at the Edward Munch Studio in Oslo, Norway in 1995 and at the McColl Centre for Visual Art in North Carolina, USA in 2002. Has exhibited in many parts of the world and is currently living and working in Livingstone, Zambia where she runs a private Studio and Gallery called Wayi Wayi. Yombwe conducts weekend workshops for children in Livingstone.