Sandy Adsett - Kahungunu
Sandy Adsett - Kahungunu - was born on the East Coast in Wairoa in 1939. He has been a primary mover and shaker of Visual Arts, Maori since the 1950s. His contribution toward developing structural systems of support for this specialised area has been relentless.
A true exponent of merging the traditional with a contemporary overlay. Sandy is particularly influenced by the labyrinth qualities of kowhaiwhai - rafter patterns, his fastidious layers of flat acrylic on board is immediately recognisable.
Sandy Adsett Awhiowhio - Whirlwind Acrylic on hardboard 915X917mm 80-30-9