“This is both a combination of the Ancestral House series and part of the series of the Return of the Forgotten Warriors. The Forgotten Warrior series was inspired by a CD sent to me by Janet Rogers, the Mohawk writer, living in BC. It was a First Nations chant and I did a series of paintings on that subject remembering the number of single men who went to war and never returned to have a family.”
Te Kahui Maunga and the tribes of Taranaki and Tauranga Moana areas
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.
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