Oct201429
Steve Ma CHing Honored for Polynesian Tattoos
03:29 PM
steve ma ching tattoo.jpgsteve ma ching tattoo copy.jpgThe ancestral art of Polynesian tattooing, as practiced by Steve Ma Ching, of Samoan and Chinese descent, is being honored at the Creative New Zealand Arts Pasifika Awards next week, where Steve will receive the Senior Artist award for significant contribution to reviving cultural Polynesian tattoos over the last 33 years.

Steve, who owns Western Tattoo Studio Ltd in Auckland, New Zealand, has notably tattooed famed rugby player and boxer Sonny Bill Williams; however, Steve is renowned, not just for his powerful work on sports stars, but for invigorating Samoan tatau for all those who wish to express their cultural pride.

See more of Steve's work via his Facebook albums.

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