Cook Islands Dance

Original Paintings and Drawings

Dance Rehearsal

Compressed charcoal

30" x 22" (76 x 56cm)

Drum Dancer on Blue

Drum Dancer with
Kiriau Skirt

Acrylic

20"x 26" (50 x 65cm)

Moana, Cook Islands Action Song

Red ochre pastels

30" x 22" (76 x 56cm)

Moana means sea or ocean in Cook Islands Maori and
is an often used theme in action songs. The arms and hands
are describing the surface of the water, complimented by the
movement of the hips which make the skirts swing and sway.

Drum Dancer from the Back

Red ochre pastels

22" x 30" (56 x 76cm)

Drum Dancer from the Back

Red ochre pastels

22" x 30" (56 x 76cm)

Two Manihiki Male
Drum Dancers

Red ochre pastels

22" x 30" (56 x 76cm)

Drum Dancers Passing
Side by Side

Red ochre pastels

22" x 30" (56 x 76cm)

Action Song Dancer

Ink

17" x 24" (43 x 61cm

Drum Dance Pas-de-Deux

Compressed charcoal

17" x 24" (43 x 61cm)

Atiu 'Ute Dancers

Acrylic

28" x 20" (70 x 50cm)

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