The curled Ponga (Tree Fern) koru. The koru is the budlike beginning of a fern leaf before it opens. The symbol is prominent in traditional Maori art motifs such as bone and wood carvings, and tattoos (moko). The unfurling koru leaf pattern represents new beginnings.
digital art inspired by the Maori new year Matariki, and star cluster, also a dedication to the beauty that is our Maori wahine. I wanted to give the artwork a celestial feel, not like gods, but apart of the stars and systems, a synergy within. giving you that sense of scope and scale http://www.onesian.com
masterworks gallery Matthew McIntyre-Wilson has studied Art & Design, majoring in jewellery, at both Hawkes Bay Polytechnic and Whitireia Polytechnic. Mathew is of Titahi and Nga Mahanga descent, and is heavily influenced by traditional Maori art. He has exhibited extensively throughout New Zealand.
Carla is a contemporary Maori Artist from the Hokianga | Aotearoa, Nz. She is a part of the Taitokerau Maori Arts Collective and Nga Kaihanga Uku, a national collective of Maori clayworkers. Her anahera - angel - series is recognised and collected - | Maori | Art | Sculpture |