Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Papa's artist profile

Papa NuiPapa Nui is a log rider and Australian artist currently residing on the edge of the South Pacific Ocean. He loves the sea, sand and coconuts, Jeeps, P-38’s and Michener’s’ beach boys. His paintings and drawings are inspired by a fascination with WWII and 1960’s monster art. The Papa is also a vintage clothing aficionado and sartorial enthusiast who collects 1930’s and 1940’s work wear, military, denim and Hawaiiana. His collaborative design projects include work for Levi Strauss Japan, The Real McCoys and various international surf brands. The ‘Monster Papa’, is the latest in Papa Nui’s portfolio and has been developed exclusively for Lofgren Original Garments and Speedway Sendai.

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