Title: Heart of the Mother God

Artist: Taryn Beri

Iwi: Ngāti Raukawa, Ngāti Toa Rangatira, Te Ātiawa, Kāi Tahu

Description: A limited edition of 25 digital prints

Artist Statement:  Taryn is largely a traveling artist in Aotearoa and around the world.  Taryn is a Tāmoko practitioner and 2D visual artist.  In most recent years she has channeled her creativity into ‘little prayer’ paintings. All of which are signed and dated on the back of the canvas.  Many of her beautiful prayer paintings are inspired by the scriptures of the bible.  Taryn is also inspired and guided by ‘whakatauākī’ (proverbs) that resonate with positive messages and actions that also encompasses kaupapa Māori such as Matariki and Maramataka Māori.

Dimensions:  A4


Taryn Te Uira Beri

Nō Ngāti Raukawa, Te Ātiawa, Ngāti Toarangatira, me Kāi Tahu a Taryn. She specialises in tāmoko, digital art, contemporary Māori painting, spoken word poetry and performance art. Her journey as a professional artist started in 2008 when she moved to Gisborne to study at Toihoukura Māori Art School after which she began an intense one-on-one tāmoko apprenticeship in Te Tairāwhiti with tohunga Mark Kopua. Over three years she learned tikanga, patterns and designs associated with Tāmoko. In 2011, Taryn studied Mātauranga Māori at Te Wānanga o Raukawa and in 2012 she set out to develop her art practice as a full-time professional artist. Prior to 2008, her background was in Māori fashion and adornment and graphic design, branding, marketing and business management.


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