Based in Auckland Genre Visual Art

cinzah merkens

Cinzah is an Auckland based Artist, illustrator, curator, mural painter, father of two small humans, and an Ocean lover.

Spanning his career as an artist over the past 8 years he has exhibited in over 40 group exhibitions worldwide, and has had two successful sell-out solo exhibitions. Cinzah has won multiple awards for his illustration work with The Australian Illustrators Awards, The Pentawards and also the prestigious New York 3x3 Annual. One of the pioneering artists behind NZ's thriving street art scene, painting in annual festivals throughout the country.

Cinzah draws directly from his own imagination exploring themes such as childhood nostalgia, nature, travel and studies of slightly deranged city folk. Often exploring intricate pattern making, the relationships between man and nature, and balance between ultimate chaos and harmony. His work become a reinterpretation of life around him.

Cinzah's works are held in private collections in New York and Berlin and have been exhibited in numerous exhibitions and mural productions throughout New Zealand, Australia, Japan, South East Asia and America.

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