Ana Mendina with Yanomami spokesperson Davi Kopenawa
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Brazilian born artist Ana Mendina has spent time visiting and living in various parts of the Amazon. During these times she has developed a deep understanding of the region and an affinity with its people. This relationship continues and is a major part of Ana’s personal and artistic life. She is a Fine Arts graduate, has studied in Australia and at the University of San Jose in Costa Rica. Ana continued her studies in anthropology, art and iconographic research in the Amazon. At present Mount Maunganui is her home.