Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Children Playing on Ancestral Land


“We have changed as Māori and cannot go backwards. This series is about that change, intermarriage and a new future while still acknowledging our ancestors”.

—Darcy Nicholas

Darcy Nicholas

Darcy Nicholas



Te Kahui Maunga and the tribes of Taranaki and Tauranga Moana areas

(1946- )

Born in Waitara, Taranaki, Darcy Nicholas has been actively involved in the contemporary Maori art movement since the late 1960’s. He has exhibited throughout New Zealand, Australia, Africa, United States, France, India, Britain, Germany, Netherlands, and Canada.