Siva Samoa Print
One of the most revered dances in Samoa is called Taualuga, a solo siva (dance) traditionally performed by the Taupou or daughter of a high chief. The dance represents her central role in the village, family, and life.
- Size: 11" x 14" matted
- Gicleé print
- Limited edition signed print with Certificate of Authenticity
About the Artist
Saumolia’s artwork is a personal reflection of his coming of age as a first generation Sāmoan-American. Saumolia was born in San Diego, California, but spent his formative years growing up in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 2006, he began honing his craft at Kapiolani Community College. He then transferred to the University of Hawaii at Manoa and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in 2012. After graduation, he moved to Oklahoma City where he exhibited his artistry at every given opportunity such as: places of employment, restaurants, local businesses, galleries, and in the homes of many friends. After 5 years of living state side, he returned home to O’ahu to be closer to his family, as well as to pursue his art career throughout the Pacific.