Hugo Apa

Hugo Apa
Papua New Guinea

Apa Hugo is uncertain of when he was born but he was born in Kangri Village, Gembo District in Simbu Province. He completed his Grade 7 at Kundiawa High School. The world-renown artist Mathias Kauage introduced Apa to painting in 1988. "My art depicts legends and stories from my area and from Moresby life. They are folk stories. Before I was too lazy to do anything, but now I enjoy painting and have money in my pocket."

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