Nanias Maira

  • Nanias Maira
Painter, Storyteller, Sculptor / carver
Principal country concerned : Column : Fine arts, History/society, Arts and crafts
Papua New Guinea
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Born 18th May 1975. His highest level of education is grade eight(8). A naturally talented artist, his interest developed in the early age of nine (9). He started with clay models, then to clay pottery.  From the clay pottery he went into wood carving and then to bark painting.

Painting has been his main source of revenue for almost twenty years. Most of his paintings are traditional but he also creates contemporary style painting.


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