Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)
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Portrait with Moko

by


Riki Manuel

Riki Manuel

Māori

Ngāti Porou

(1960- )

Riki graduated from the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute in Rotorua in 1979 after completing a three-year apprenticeship, then attended Wellington Business School. He continued carving in Christchurch, New Zealand, establishing Te toi Mana Māori Art Gallery in 1985. He has tutored and lectured at many institutions throughout New Zealand.