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PNG has lost one of its finest artists this week with the sad passing of Martin Morububuna. Our thoughts are with his wife Jane and his extended family in POM and the Trobriand Islands. He was a wonderful artist and a dear friend. Martin was born in Kwebwaga Village, Milne Bay Province. After receiving... [MORE]
PNG has lost one of its finest artists this week with the sad passing of Martin Morububuna. Our thoughts are with his wife Jane and his extended family in POM and the Trobriand Islands. He was a wonderful artist and a dear friend. Martin was born in Kwebwaga Village, Milne Bay Province. After receiving his primary & secondary education in Milne Bay, he joined the Creative Arts School as a student in 1974, and undertook further studies at the National Arts School, becoming President of the School SRC in 1982. Martin became heavily involved in bringing art to the streets and the people, painting many specially commissioned murals throughout Port Moresby. He also had a one-man show at the National Arts School in 1983. Working as a freelance artist, Martin received many commissions- carving the panels on the Speakers Chair and the NAtional Parliament Round House, and the panels in the credit house and the Mogoru Motu building in downtown Port Moresby. He has also participated in exhibitions in Rarotonga (1988), Sydney (1991), Belgium, Holland & Germany (1994), Brisbane & Townsville (1995), & New Caledonia& Indonesia (1996). With his work found in the Port Moresby General Hospital. .......

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Based in Margaret River Western Australia with his wife Catherine and three kids Kalani, Tavian and Ayla, Russell Ord’s photography has evolved through experiences in and around the ocean; and...
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