Expocific visual art exhibition
18 Feb - 18 Mar 2017 | Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm
A selection of works by two artists of Samoan heritage, whose art formed part of Expocific is currently on display in the Queensland Multicultural Centre.
Alan Lakisoe is a New Zealand-born artist of Samoan heritage, currently residing in Sydney. Drawing his inspiration from family, culture, mythology, identity and history, Alan’s works are vivid and The works were inspired by family, culture, mythology and historyHe has always had a love for art, and has been drawing since a very young age. After graduating from high school he set aside his love of art for over a decade while he worked different jobs and raised a family.
In 2011 he started sketching again and with encouragement from family and friends produced his first painting “Siva Afi “(Fire Dancer). He has since produced several personal pieces and works for sale. In 2013 he was nominated for the Sydney South Western Regional Pacific Island and Maori Awards in the category of Visual Arts. From over 120 nominees, the self-taught artist won a highly commended award.
John Unasa is a Samoan artist who has been based in Auckland for over 25 years. Specialising in painting and graphic design, John has exhibited work in the Pacific and Europe. His art is inspired by Polynesia, the Renaissance, Impressionism and spirituality.
|Dates:||Saturday 18 February - Saturday 18 March|
|Time:||9:00am to 5:00pm|
|Address:||102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point|