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Seven leading contemporary Maori artists to exhibit at Kina Gallery during Taranaki International Arts Festival.


The Kina Gallery is proud to host seven leading Contemporary Maori artists during the Taranaki Arts Festival. 
All of the seven artists are connected to Taranaki iwi and are part of the `Call of Taranaki’ exhibition at Pukeariki Museum. 


The exhibitors include glass artist Te Rongo Kirkwood, painter and print maker Gabrielle Belz, clay artist Maria Brockhill, sculptor, jeweller, and ta moko expert Rangi Kipa, clay artist Wi Taepa, weaving artist Veranoa Hetet and painter and sculptor Darcy Nicholas. 
Rangi Kipa and Darcy Nicholas have exhibited extensively on the international arts scene and this is a rare opportunity to see and purchase their work locally. 
Bell Block artist Maria Brockhill recently featured in Wellington at a National exhibition of leading clay artists. The Spirit Wrestler Gallery in Vancouver represents Gabrielle Belz and Te Rongo Kirkwood.