WĀNANGA INDIGENOUS 8-15 APRIL 2019

Excited to be announcing my involvement with the Tattoo Extravaganza Tauranga and our facilitation of an add-on event specifically for indigenous tā tatau practitioners. The total event runs from 8th to 15th April at Whareroa Marae and Baypark Stadium. let me know if your keen to make bookings during this time - I’m really keen to work on some Māori mandala pieces!

24-25 NOV 2018 NEW PLYMOUTH TATTOO & ART FESTIVAL

This year Im taking bookings for the Tattoo and Art Festival TSB Stadium. Im looking forward to tattooing back in my home town with the fabulous Rosie Edwards of ECLECTIC MOKO. Hit me up early for bookings. I plan to be around a few days either side of the event as well if you’re keen for some ink - can’t wait!!

4-16 NOV 2018 PAPEETE TAHITI

I am lucky enough to be returning to Tahiti, Papeete this time, to attend the POLYNESIA TATAU Tattoo convention - 8th to the 11th of November 2018. I will be spending some time on Ra’iaatea as well as moving around some of my tatau friends. If you are wanting a booking please fill in my online enquiry form. Mauruuru!

12-20 SEP 2018 TATAU I MOOREA

Joining our 30 strong delegation from Aoteaora .. counting down and getting prepared to tattoo at the most beautiful venue ever!! Bound for Moorea, Tahiti 11th to 22nd September and taking bookings! This is a good amount of time to work on some larger pieces and I will be feeling super chilled Im sure. Fill in a booking form if you are interesting. So looking forward to catching all my indigenous tatau friends!!

 

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We are blessed in Aotearoa to have an arts funding body that helps support Artist and Art Audience Projects. Creative New Zealand has supported some of our artists on this journey and at various times in the past many of the participating artists have enjoyed CNZ support. This also holds significance because our indigenous art of tatau/moko is considered an art under their guidelines which is not the case for mainstream tattoo. A BIG THANK YOU 🙏 and may indigenous arts always have the utmost value in New Zealand society.

10-20 SEPTEMBER 2018 MOOREA TAHITI

On the 10th of September a contingent of 28 artists from Aotearoa will be joining Indigenous artists worldwide for TATAU I MOOREA: THE 1ST TRADITIONAL TATTOO FESTIVAL: MOOREA FRENCH POLYNESIA.

This inaugural event is worthy of a planned visit with over 150 artists from 20 plus indigenous nations. I AM TAKING BOOKINGS FOR THIS EVENT. PLEASE FILL IN A BOOKING INQUIRY.

DATES 10 - 20 SEPTEMBER 2018

21-30 JULY 2018 MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA

Have had a great time working with the Queen of Queenie TARYN BERI and meeting fantastic clients over here ... ESPECIALLY MEETING THE FIRST NATION ABORIGINE AND SHARING COLONIAL STORIES ... I will be back!

If you have whanau that are requiring substantial moko kaupapa or have a few interested on particular dates - fill in an inquiry form with your preferred 2019 dates and we will see if we can make it happen. 

LOVE YOU ALL THAT OFFERED UP YOUR SKIN - LOVE THE STREETS OF MELBOURNE (except the pesky step that sprained my ankle)

TAKING INQUIRIES FOR 2019

13-14 APRIL 2019 TAURANGA TATTOO EXTRAVAGANZA

SO STOKED TO WIN US A WORLD FAMOUS INK WASH SET BY WORLD FAMOUS - OUR FAVOURITE VEGAN INK!

Our ever-growing ART + BODY TEAM will all be present at our favourite local tattoo festival WE HOPE YOU WILL JOIN US.

check out our teams work on our Facebook page @artbodycreative

FOR BOOKINGS WITH ME please fill in an inquiry form - SEE YOU THERE!!