Tattoos have existed for thousands of years. They are found in many diverse cultures across the globe and have been attributed to both artistic and sacred purposes. In recent years, Polynesian tribal tattoos in particular have seen a tremendous upsurge in popularity.
While many tattoos are beautifully detailed and creatively illustrated, there are also many that are of poor quality. Unfortunately, once inked, tattoos are often difficult to alter or perfect. Therefore, it is important for you to work with a dedicated tattoo artist who is committed to delivering exactly what you want. After all, getting a tattoo is an investment. It’s an investment in yourself.
Malo Seualuga began designing tribal artwork and tattooing in his native country of Samoa at the young age of 15, and moved to New Zealand where he continued tattooing and studying the arts of numerous other pacific nations including Hawaii, New Zealand, Tonga, Vanuatu, and Fiji. It is this experience that has helped shape and distinguish his artwork throughout Samoa, New Zealand, and most recently, Australia.
“As an artist with a passion for culture, art, and ink, I am deeply inspired by my Polynesian heritage and strive to distinguish myself in the industry by delivering unique quality tattoos that last a lifetime. Unlike many conventional tattoo parlours, all of my tattoo designs begin their life as hand-drawn illustrations which are then intimately refined in every detail to ensure you are getting a tattoo that represents you.” – Malo Seualuga
Whether you are seeking a sleeve, arm, leg, or wrist band, scripture, or something personally inspired in true Polynesian style, Malo from Matavanu Tattoos will work with you to turn your vision into reality. You have the option to choose a design style from his portfolio and he will create a customised design to suit your personal preference, or alternatively, you can send him an illustration of your own design or something you like and he will work with you to create the ultimate tattoo design.