“Ouroboros Tiki” is a painting of a tiki mug character, who symbolizes the ancient Egyptian ouroboros symbol in a humorous way. The ouroboros symbol usually depicts a serpent or dragon eating its own tail. It is a symbol of infinity that is represented by something constantly recreating itself. It also represents the infinite cycle of nature’s endless creation and destruction, life and death.
This piece was made during the 9th annual Mai Tai Festival at the Royal Kona Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. Painted with many layers of acrylic on birch panel, “Ourobors Tiki” comes in a custom frame. The frame is embellished with hand-carved tiki corners and is stained a rich blue color. The painting measures 8″x10″ and the frame brings the total size to 14.5″x12″.
This unique piece of Japanese tiki decor combines cultural elements taken from Japan’s kabuki mask, and meshes them with traditional Polynesian tiki features. “Kabuki Tiki” is a salute to the integration of Japanese culture with Hawaiian lifestyle. This unique piece of tiki decor celebrates the profound impact and influence that Japan has had on Hawaii’s food, language, and people.
“Kabuki Tiki” was made during Waimea’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival. It was painted with many layers of acrylic paint and then enhanced with enamel line work. It measures 10″x16″ and is painted on a smooth Birch panel. Although the original painting has sold there are many print options to choose from.
A relic that has been long forgotten sits on the ocean floor as it looks to the surface surrounded by kelp hoping to one day be found again. “Lost Tiki” is a reminder of how the ocean claims victims to all who fall below her surface.
Made with many layers of acrylic paint and then enhanced with enamel line work “Lost Tiki” measures 12″x16″ and is painted on a smooth Birch panel. It comes in custom rustic wood frame bringing the total size to 20″x22″ giving the piece a look of antiquity.