Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)
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Guardians

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They come from a time where there was no time, from a place where there is no place — my creators, are part of me and I am part of them.

We walk parallel lines with our ancestors. Their knowledge and wisdom guides me in an ever changing world, yet at the same time the richness of native cultures around the world lets me know that we were never alone. As creative artists, those ancestors give us a third and fourth eye that open up limitless possibilities of creativity.

Darcy Nicholas

Darcy Nicholas

QSO

Māori

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.