Mark Braunias

Born in Tauranga, Braunias graduated from Canturbury School of Fine Arts in 1987. He is primarily known for his paintings and drawings in a pop-art faux comic style, influenced by early modernism but entrenched in the postmodern in terms of use of irony and pastiche. Braunias has won awards nationally, and is represented by dealer galleries around the country; he is represented in public and private collections.