"Lualoto o Alii", the Place for the Nobles. This sacred place is for the high chiefs and Nobles of Samoa to enter the gate to Pulotu, the underworld. The Lualoto is located near the villages of Falealupo and Tufutafoe on the island of Savaii, Samoa. 36"x48",acrylic on board.
"Le Aitu a le Fe'e", the Spirit of the Octopus or Devilfish. This myth of the Spirit of the Octopus comes from the Vaimauga District on the island of Upolu, Samoa. The Octopus Spirit was both man and animal and at night the spirit became man and during the daytime it was the octopus. The House of the Octopus, the Fale a le Fe'e is made entirely of stone and is believed was made by the Spirit of the Fe'e, the Octopus. 36"x48", acrylic on board.
"Ua Mata I'a Sa le Tiuga", This is an old Samoan saying between high chiefs addressing each other in ceremony, master to master. In my painting I have the master Shark Fisherman addressing and offering thanksgiving to the master of the sea, The Shark. 36"x48", acrylic on board.