Coming up in Wellington – Maori Art Market 14-16 November 2014

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A sneak peek of one of my new works to be exhibited at Maori Art Market 2014 with The Poi Room

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“Maori Jesus” portrait painting with moko (traditional face tattoo) by Sofia Minson

Maori Jesus” is Sofia Minson’s depiction of the Messiah as tangata whenua (indigenous Maori) with full-face moko (traditional tattoo).

'Maori Jesus' acrylic painting by Sofia Minson on loose canvas, 1480 x 970mm, 2014

Maori Jesus‘ by Sofia Minson, acrylic and flashe on loose canvas, 1480 x 970mm, 2014

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“Somebody” Exhibition 3-19 April 2014 at Bryce Gallery in Christchurch

Check out our exhibition opening today, running till 19 April, at Bryce Gallery in Christchurch called “Somebody”. It’s a people focussed exhibition with 14 artists and 32 paintings including this one by me…

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First Mother” by Sofia Minson, acrylic & flashe painting on loose canvas, 960 x 1960mm, 2014

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Video of Adam Portraiture Award judge commenting on Maori portrait painting by Sofia Minson

Take a look at this footage I found of art judge Lilly Koltun commenting on my Maori oil portrait From Hikurangi to Hibernia, a finalist in the New Zealand Portrait Gallery’s 2008 Adam Portraiture Award.

If all goes well I’ll enter again this year.  Take note all you artists, entry forms for the 2014 awards will be available soon from the NZ Portrait Gallery website.

Limited Edition Print of “From Hikurangi to Hibernia” is available for $680, free shipping NZ wide. Just click here, scroll down and click ‘add to cart’.

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Tips for making your Art Prints look fantastic in your home

Choose, frame and display. If you’re keen to buy a Limited Edition Art Print for your home you’ll need to give equal weight to these three things.
Prints "Ko Aoraki Te Maunga" and "Matawhaorua"

Here’s a few tips…
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