Shepherd Manyika is a London-based artist-educator whose works take on multiple formats and mediums. He is interested in memory, place, space and repair as restitution. Processes of collage , the  workshop, play, music and sound are used to create space for restoration in preparation for the future what is left behind.

Manyika graduated with a BA in Fine Art at Central Saint Martins in 2011 and an MA in Academic Practice in Art, Design and Communication from Central Saint Martins in 2019.

Manyika has worked and exhibited with Iniva, AIR, Forced Collaboration, Asc Gallery Artlicks Weekend, South London Gallery, Tate, Spike Island, Camden Arts Centre, Milton Keynes Arts Centre, Eastcheap Projects Space Hospital Rooms and Cement Fields.


Artists CV

Solo shows
26/08/2023-  27/08/2023 Sounding the Neighbourhood- South Bermondsey Festival - Bridge House 

14/07/2021 -12/08/2021 Me Myself and I // Home // My Grandmother’s House

09/18- 2019  Schools and teacher’s artist Residency, Tate

07/18–08/18 Sound Opus – Air studios

26/04/2018 UP, DOWN, START, STOP, performance, Uniqlo Tate Lates

24/04/18 Speak Now, ASSEMBLY, TATE Modern

10/06/2017 Objects for play, Diggin' the Gallery: Adventure, Tate Britain

09/2014 Sunday Spot South London Gallery

07/2014 SLG Play Local, Pelican Estate

Group shows

20-/08/2021 Do you have Snapchat? Mapping The Fleet

05/06/2021 — 27/06/2021 Hypnos

27/05/2021 May Fair Showreel

2019 Garden gasp! Asc Gallery Artlicks Weekend

05/10/19 The palm tree picnic

30/09/19 Iniva Etat here we come

20/07/19–17/08/19 Another place (Space is the Place)

03/04/19–07/04/19 What We Did Last Summer

05/03/19–21/03/19 Education in Progress

19/01/19 Archipelago, Art Lab, Iniva

15/10/18 Alam, Manusia, Mekanis sound piece, 6:47 min, Forced Collaboration

08/18 Let's Decorate the Playground, South London Gallery

20/04/18 UP, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, Milton Keynes Arts Centre Plate Fundraiser

Curation and coordination

10/12/2021 Celebration of African Heritage & Culture

20- 08/2021 Do you have Snapchat? Mapping The Fleet

09/2021- Present ,African Heritage Schools Resource- A Milton Keynes Arts Centre and African Diaspora Foundation Project

2019 Garden gasp! Asc Gallery Artlicks Weekend

19/01/19 Archipelago, Art

24/04/18 Speak Now, ASSEMBLY, TATE Modern

2022, The only way is up -Hospital Rooms 

10/12/2021 Sapphire resource

2012 Tell us about it, video commission UAL

2012 Camden council, CSM, digital print for mayor’s office

Publish and research papers

2018- South London Gallery & Freelands Foundation - Open Plan- Lets Decorate The Playground

06/2021-iniva - I As Monument in the past, the now and the future.

03/2019 Art as therapy within Socially Engaged Practices – Molly Foulkes

03/2019 Sampling through Hip-Hop and Arts Education – Now That’s What I Call Music 16

16/07/18 The Artist as Cultural Intermediary - Frieda Zapf

26/4/2021 This is a Remix_Monday Guest Lecture -Central Saint Martins

10/06/20 Art Proof Podcast EPISODE 12: SHEPHERD MANYIKA


06/05/2020 Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Teaching and workshop experience

Cement Fields
Central Saint Martins
South London Gallery
Milton Keynes Arts Centre
Camden Arts Centre
The Welcome Collection