Arts Regional Trust
9 Mar 2015
The Arts Regional Trust : Te Taumata Toi-a-Iwi is an arts and creative industries development agency and a leading investor in growing entrepreneurship in Auckland’s creative sector.
Marcus is passionate about his art form, culture, country and teaching through the medium of art to help create more awareness around Te Ao Maori - sharing stories and promoting language on both a national and local level. In addition to his “Sand Art” activities, Marcus has increased the viability of his act, so that now it is his main source of income. He was nominated for the “Maori of the Year Award 2013” – in the arts category, has found new audiences performing on cruise ships (Queen Elisabeth II) and has worked as a guest speaker (motivating students using art as a platform).
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