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

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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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Pictures from Aho Whenua Exhibition at Pataka Museum in Porirua

Here are some pics from Aho Whenua | Threads sown from Earth – the group exhibition that my paintings are involved in at Pataka Museum + Art in Porirua from 26 Jan – 03 March 2013.

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Exhibition at Pataka Gallery in Wellington from 26 January to 3 March

I’m very excited to be involved in…
Aho Whenua - Threads sown from Earth
A group show featuring several of my oil paintings alongside a unique collection of contemporary Maori weaving, ceramics and jewellery.

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