Kura Te Waru Rewiri (1950-.) New Zealand

Biographical Information

Kura Te Waru Rewiri was born in the North island of New Zealand in 1950.

After secondary schooling, she enrolled at the Elam School of Fine Arts at the University of Canterbury, where she gained a Diploma in Fine Art (Hons) in painting.

Since 1975, she has taught art in secondary schools, tertiary institutions and universities and Whare Wananga.

Kura Rewiri has been painting since 1985 and has held national solo exhibitions annually. She is acknowledged as a leading New Zealand painter who also contributes works to contemporary Maori exhibitions, in this country and overseas.

Her work has been shown in groundbreaking exhibitions of contemporary Maori art including Maori Art Today, an exhibition which toured the country in 1986-87 as a contemporary accompaniment to Te Hokinga Mai - Te Maori; Mana Tiriti (Wellington City Art Gallery, 1990) and Te Waka Toi; Contemporary Maori which toured the United States and New Zealand between 1992 and 1994.

Her paintings are held in national and overseas collections, such as the Museum of New Zealand: Te Papa o Tongarewa, Wellington, Auckland Art Gallery, The Waikato Museum of Art & History, Dunedin Art Gallery, The University of Auckland and the National Art Gallery of Australia, Canberra. Edit or add to this biography

Market Information

An Idea from the Past
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An Idea from the Past
Acrylic on canvas, 150 x 100 cm
A2 Art, Mossgreen-Webb's (formerly Webb's), Auckland.
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 Total number soldNumber with imagesHighest priceRecent average price*
Paintings1918A$4,531 N/A
Prints & Graphics166A$390 N/A

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