Darcy Nicholas

Kahui Maunga, Te Atiawa nui tono, Ngati Ruanui, Tangahoe, Tauranga Moana and Ngati Haua tribes.

Born in Waitara, Taranaki, New Zealand – Darcy Nicholas has been actively involved in the contemporary Maori art movement since the late 1960’s… 

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My Ancestor is Me
- $350,000 NZD.

"A self-portrait in the context of my Ancestors" - Darcy Nicholas

Hinerangi, Daughter of the Heavens
- $275,000 NZD.

Acrylic on Art Paper. 56 x 77cm.


"Hinerangi is a spirit who is the child of the earth and sky. This is another of my icon paintings. Like the Taranaki Woman her image has been promoted world-wide with printsand images in various articles on my work" - Darcy Nicholas

Call of Taranaki

SOLD

"This painting expresses everything I believe in. The physical and spiritual bond I have with the land, my ancestral mountain Taranaki, and my ancestors" - Darcy Nicholas

House of Ngarue

SOLD

Acrylic on Art Paper. 56 x77cm.


Mount Taranaki is the house of Ngarue.

The Actor & the Maori Dog
- $4,000 NZD.

Acrylic on Canvas. 40 x 40cm.

The Story Teller and Hinerangi
- $4,000 NZD.

Acrylic on Canvas. 40 x 40 cm.

Sacred Island I
- $5,000 NZD.

Acrylic & Metallic Spray Paint on Carved Rock.

Sacred Island II
- $5,000 NZD.

Acrylic & Metallic Spray Paint on Carved Rock.

Maori Land I

SOLD

Acrylic on Canvas, 30 x 30 cm. The impact of growing up in Waitara, Taranaki, and having been taught stories from parents and elders who had a deep connection to the land.

Mokopuna I

SOLD

Acrylic on Canvas, 55 x 76 cm. This is an ancient Ancestor contemplating what the future holds for his following generations of grandchildren still to be born.

New Zealand Land Wars

SOLD

Acrylic on Art Paper.

Atua - The breath that stands beside you

SOLD

Acrylic on Canvas. 30 x 30 cm.


'Atua' is the physical and spiritual essence that lives within everyone.

Mana Wahine

SOLD

Acrylic on Canvas. 30 x 30 cm.

Uenuku (the rainbow) and the Story Tellers
- $4,000 NZD.

Acrylic on Canvas. 40 x 40 cm.

Maori Land II

SOLD

Acrylic on Canvas. 30 x 30 cm.

Sons of Tane
- $11,000 NZD.

Acrylic on Wood. 172 x 30 cm each approx.

Taranaki

SOLD

**PRINT ALSO AVAILABLE (LIMITED EDITION OF 6)

Acrylic on Canvas, 51 x 51 cm.

Hinemoana

SOLD

Acrylic on Art Paper. 74 x 53cm


“Oral history says that Hinemoana is the daughter of the moon and the sea; Mahinerangi and Tangaroa. She can only be a beautiful reflection that remains in the memories in those ancient sailors sitting out on the sea on a calm evening... Nothing but a distant memory” - Darcy Nicholas

Mokopuna II
- $6,000 NZD

Acrylic on Art Paper, 56 x 77 cm.

Grand children playing on ancestral land and hearing stories from their elders. This is the experience lived by Darcy Nicholas.

StoryTeller
- $7,500 NZD

Acrylic on Canvas. 75 x 60 cm.

Kairau Marae
- $6,000 NZD

Acrylic on Art Paper, 56 x 77 cm.


"Kairau has an important history and I carved the pieces in front of the Marae. I spent my own childhood there and this painting reflects its history and the images I carved to represent the new generations of young people" - Darcy Nicholas

Te Arikinui - the High born Woman

SOLD

Acrylic on Canvas.

The Storytellers

SOLD

Acrylic on Canvas. 15 x 15cm x 4 OR 30 x 30 cm.

Whenua

SOLD

Acrylic on Canvas. 30 x 30 cm.

This Picasso Woman

SOLD

Acrylic on Canvas.

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