Ane Tonga is a practising artist, curator and writer based between Auckland and Wellington. Much of her artistic practise examines inter-subjective and collective experiences of place and cultural value. Ane weaves between her role as an artist and curator, often creating considered installations that provide a cultural framework in which to view her works from multiple perspectives. Ane is a graduate of the University of Auckland and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Honours and a Postgraduate Diploma in Museums and Cultural Heritage.
She has exhibited in many national and international art institutions and undertaken curatorial roles at Wellington’s City Gallery, Dowse Art Museum, Te Papa Tongarewa Museum of New Zealand, and the Dunedin Public Art Gallery.
Currently, she is the Lead Exhibition Curator at Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga o Te Arawa.