Marcus Hipa is a Niuean Artist who is was born and raised in Alofi, Niue Island. He moved to New Zealand to further his creative interests, attending the Elam school of fine arts completing both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Drawing, painting and carving are some of the mediums he utilises to explore and share insights of his people’s history and culture. His work celebrates the values, traditions, progress and sense of community, as well as shedding light on social and political issues affecting our Pacific people in our Pacific region and in Aotearoa.