Le Satauro | The Cross


Le Satauro | The Cross
August 22, 2024


Sep 18, 2024
5:00 pm

Southland born Samoan-Scottish painter Lyle Penisula shares his identity through 15 vibrant paintings, drawing on his journey so far as an artist and pastor. Exhibition opening: Thursday 22 August, 5pm | MANAAKI NUI | Free

Lyle Penisula was selected Mīharo Murihiku Trust’s annual Senior Artist exhibition for 2024.

Penisula has long explored ideas of cultural identity alongside his late father, well known Southland-based Samoan carver Johnny Penisula.  Lyle's own work is influenced by his Samoan heritage including his faith.  He was ordained into pastoral ministry in 2001.

Image: Lyle Penisula, Crucifixation,2024, Acrylic on loose canvas (detail)

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