TVNZ News Te Karere features artist Sofia Minson seeking to portray modern day Maori wearing moko

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Radio New Zealand interviews Sofia Minson on her portraits of modern Maori with Ta Moko (facial tattoo)

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Sofia Minson Paints Tiki Taane’s Portrait on 40ft Shipping Container

In February 2014 I was commissioned to paint a portrait of musician Tiki Taane on a 40ft shipping container on Queens Wharf on Auckland’s downtown waterfront. Click here to watch the timelapse video.


Photo courtesy of Brendan Kitto Photography

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Congratulations to the 2012 Adam Portraiture Award Finalists

The prestigious $15,000 first prize award was taken out by Stephen Martyn Welch from TVNZ’s ‘The Sitting’ fame with his self portrait entitled 3 Nights, A Mirror & Loads of Coffee.

My oil portrait entitled The Other Sister was chosen as a finalist (3rd year running!) and won ┬áPeople’s Choice Award in the Christchurch leg of the touring finalists’ exhibition.

Sofia Minson’s “The Other Sister” 850x1800mm oil on canvas

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