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I am an emerging Māori artist. Born in Tauranga with Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Porou and Ngāti Tuwharetoa iwi affiliations, I studied at Massey University Schoolof Māori Visual Arts in Palmerston North, graduating in 2009 with a Master of Māori Visual Arts.

I held my first first solo exhibition Te Poho o Reweti at Bowen Gallery Wellington (Jan 2009), this lead to the inclusion of my work in the group exhibition Urban Kainga at the City Gallery Wellington (Jan 2010). 

During 2010 I undertook a 20 week residency at Queen Elizabeth College awarded by the Ministry of Education’s artists in schools programme. I have also been fortunate to attend a number of international indigenous artist gatherings and exchanges held both in Aotearoa and abroad, travelling to Hawaii in 2007 for Piko, Tahiti in 2010 for Putahi and Mexico City in 2011 for El Barroco de Aotearoa .

"My art practice is committed to presenting Māori narratives in a contemporary light. I blend customary Māori art forms with graffiti style influence, representing young Māori who identify with both Māori and metropolitan culture."