Fiji

Artists of Fiji

Artwork of Fiji

Fiji has a rich cultural heritage which is expressed in their art and craft.

From Fijian symbolism that traces the journeys and mythology of the ancestors, to religious iconography and modern interpretation of what makes Fiji what it is today, we are excited by what is currently produced by contemporary artists in Fiji.

The gallery has authentic, original art and is operated by acclaimed local artist Rusiate Lali who is showcasing not only his own collection of works, but also works by other urban and rural artists from Fiji in a range of media.

Rusiate Lali

Fiji

Stunning Melanesian Aesthetic Energized with Powerful Modernist Expression… Rusiate Lali is a man of his times. Coming from a long lineage of potters, carvers, tapa cloth and fibre artists, Rusiate is one of the most exciting and provocative artists to exhibit at Gallery Gondwana. In 1999 he was…

Deve Tareguci

Rewa, Fiji, Tailevu, Fiji

Deve Tareguci is the grandson of internationally famous Raku potter Taraivini Wati, from Nasilei village, Rewa Delta. Before she died his grandmother shook Deve’s hand and said he would be an artist…

Irami Buli

“Art is not about portraying a perfect picture. For me it’s more a self-portrait of who you don’t know. The more I dwell within me the more curious I became about the millions of things I don’t know about myself.”

Jeke Lagi

….. perfecting my painting technique a day at a time ….. I have been influenced by many different ideas. I see ideas in the intricate grain of the smallest breadfruit seed or piece of wood. Even a simple word from a conversation can create the feeling of a painting in my mind. I find ideas in…

Josaia W McNamara

Naitasiri, Fiji

I consider myself as a visionary artist, as my inspirations derive from the foundation of three basic principles, which are inspired and influenced by Fijian culture, Catholicism and spiritualism. I believe that art is a form and way of life. It is universal. It has the potential and power to…

Sukul Arvindra Nath

A self taught artis, his passion for art comes from an inexpressible feeling from deep inside him.

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