Nicholas Mario

Skin: Wantaringuwi (Sun)
Country: Ranku
Dance: Yirrikapayi (Crocodile)
Dot Texture Short 2

Nicholas was born in Darwin. His Mother is from the Tiwi Islands and his Father is Greek.

Growing up on Bathurst Island, he learned painting skills from his Grandmother Carol Babui and carving skills from his Grandfather and Uncles. He started painting soon after he finished school. 

Nicholas played football for many years. On the Tiwi Islands he has played for the Imalu Tigers. In Alice Springs he played for the Pioneers and the Federals.

He became a member of Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association in 2012. Prior to that Nicholas  worked at Munupi Art Centre.

Nicholas has his own distinct Jilamara and likes to paint on canvas and paper and carve ironwood Tutini poles. He has made several limited edition prints and a screenprinted design for textile.

Artworks by Nicholas Mario

Tutini (Pukumani Pole) - Print - Nicholas  Mario

Tutini (Pukumani Pole)

291b-14-2/10

$403

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Nicholas Mario
39.5 x 30cm (image), etching
Jilamara - Etching Prints - Nicholas  Mario

Jilamara

270-17-5/20

$345

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Nicholas Mario
29.7 x 24.5cm (image), hard ground etching with chine colle
Jilamara - Linocut - Nicholas  Mario

Jilamara

170-14-1/10

$230

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Nicholas Mario
31 x 15cm (image), linocut
Seagull Pukumani. - Linocut - Nicholas  Mario

Tutini (Pukumani Pole)

171-14-4/10

$230

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Nicholas Mario
31 x 15cm (image), linocut
Tutini (Pukumani Pole) - Print - Nicholas  Mario

Tutini (Pukumani Pole)

291r-14-2/10

$403

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Nicholas Mario
39.5 x 30cm (image), etching
Jilamara - Print - Nicholas  Mario

Jilamara

181-14

$288

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Nicholas Mario
31 x 15cm, linocut hand coloured with ochres
Tokwampini, the bird. - Painting - Nicholas  Mario

Tokwampini, the bird.

259-18

$3,738

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Nicholas Mario
90 x 161cm, natural ochres on linen
Kirluwarringa (stingray) - Painting - Nicholas  Mario

Kirluwarringa (stingray)

610-18

$1,035

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Nicholas Mario
60 x 60cm, natural ochres on canvas
Jilamara - Painting - Nicholas  Mario

Jilamara

519-18

$288

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Nicholas Mario
28 x 22cm, natural ochres on board
Muputi (Fish) - Painting - Nicholas  Mario

Muputi (Fish)

13-17

$1,466

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Nicholas Mario
60 x 120cm, natural ochres on canvas
Mantuwujini (Dugong) - Painting - Nicholas  Mario

Mantuwujini (Dugong)

319-18

$201

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Nicholas Mario
28 x 22cm, natural ochres on board
Tokwampini, the bird - Textiles - Nicholas  Mario

Tokwampini, the bird

55-98

$0

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Nicholas Mario
2m, hand screen printed fabric