Spirit Wrestler Gallery (Vancouver, Canada)

Whale Rider


  • Medium: pounamu (New Zealand jade), pāua (New Zealand abalone), brass
  • Size: 5 × 4 × 2 inches (incl. base)
  • Reference Code: KX121016

Thomas Ratima

Thomas Ratima


Ngāti Ranginui

(1968- )

Thomas has worked with Māori jade artist Lewis Gardiner since 2004 and has developed his own style in bone, wood and jade. Thomas’ work was included in the Spirit Wrestler Gallery’s Kaitiaki—Guardians and Mini-Masterworks exhibitions.