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


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…

Arvindra Nath Sukul


A self taught artist, Arvin’s passion for art comes from an inexpressible feeling from deep inside him. Inspired by absract and contemporary artists, his use of colour is a key component of his work.

William Camakau


After many years as an artist at the Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies (OCAC-PS) at the University of the South Pacific (USP) William now works independently as an artist, passionate as he is of painting.

Deve Tareguci


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…

Josaia W McNamara


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…

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…


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Alternative Contact

Gallery Gondwana
(Est. 1990)

(by appointment only) ALICE SPRINGS NT 0870 AUSTRALIA
ABN 75 009 652 046

PO Box 3770, ALICE SPRINGS NT 0871

P: +61 (0)417 274 431
P: +61 (0)417 757 475


Gallery Gondwana Fiji

Please phone Rusiate Lali to book a visit his studio.
It is located in a beautiful environment on a farm 10 minutes from Nausori airport, 45 minutes from Suva.
Pick ups from airport can be arranged.
Fresh juices from the farm await your arrival.

A wonderful opportunity to meet one of the most exciting artists of the Pacific Islands.
Selection of artwork available and commissions accepted.


P: +679 906 8863
P: +679 762 7972