Julie Paama-Pengelly
Country: New Zealand
Julie Paama-Pengellyis a pioneer of Ta Moko Maori Tattoo traditions as the first women to practise during the period of Ta Moko revival in contemporary times. She has been practicising for 25 years and is considered an expert in Maori art traditions as well as Maori practice models of at and education. She works from her studio ART + BODY in Mt Maunganui, New Zealand which is her tribal home but travels extensively overseas to share tatau (tattoo) Maori amongst other indigenous practitioners.

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