house paint and spray on drop cloths and wall
presented with support from Creative NZ
Christina Pataialii is a recent graduate of Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design in Auckland. Her paintings make extensive use of house paint and often include references to the cultural touchstones of her childhood, pointing to her interest in looking beyond white- and male-dominated traditions of art-making.
Image: Christina Pataialii, Kingi (detail), 2018, acrylic, house paint, spray paint and charcoal on drop cloth, 3450 x 2500mm. Courtesy of the artist.