Artist Profile: Nerys Baker



Rangitane, Ngati Kahungungu

Painter

Ko Tararua te maunga
Ko Waiohine me Ruamahanga nga awa
Ko Papawai te Pa
Ko nga iwi o te Tai Rawhiti Rongomaiwahine Kahungunu
Rangitane me Ngai Tahu ooku iwi
Ko Nerys Baker ahau

Born in 1994, Nerys Baker grew up in both Aotearoa (New Zealand) and Wales, and currently resides in Nelson, New Zealand.

Nerys graduated in 2015 from NMIT with a Certificate in Maori Visual Art. Her first solo exhibition ‘Cretaceous’ was held in 2016. Nerys work is inspired by culture, myths and legends.

“I like to let my mahi (work) speak for itself, and love hearing peoples whakaaro (thoughts) on each piece”.