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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Art Exhibition at ‘ATAMIRA Maori in the City’ Festival on Auckland’s Waterfront 6-8th September


ATAMIRA Maori in the City is a fun and free event for everyone. The country’s largest three day celebration of Maori culture will take place at the Cloud and Shed 10 on Auckland Waterfront from 6th – 8th September 2013 and will build on the huge successes of the three previous festivals, which each attracted over 100,000 people.

As part of Atamira, several of Sofia’s paintings will be in “He Koanga” Fine Art Exhibition in Shed 10, showcasing 30 years of Maori art from the 1980s to the 2010s representing Past, Present and Future.

“He Koanga” Fine Art Exhibition
Friday 6th – Sunday 8th September
SHED 10, next to the CLOUD
Auckland Waterfront
Opening Times: 9.00am to 4.30pm

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‘Pacific Discovery’ cultural visitor attraction on Auckland’s waterfront

I’ve been doing some exciting Arts consultation on a new project - Pacific Discovery. For the idea’s creator Bill Ludbrook and production designer Logan Brewer MBE, the cultural visitor attraction proposed for Auckland’s waterfront has been 8 years in the making.

What do you think, is it time we have something like this in our city???

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