Jack Bai Mervinbunga

Jack Bai Mervinbunga

Country/Region: Papua New Guinea

Tribe: Sinmaie

Village: Yamok II Village, Middle Sepik

Jack Bai was born in Yamok Village in 1952. His father, William Bai, a mastercarver of note, taught him to carve. Long famed for their carvings of birds in the form of stylized hornbills, a number of Yamok artists in recent years have been reviving old forms for ceremonial use as well as artistic inspiration. Jack Bai is one of these artists. His works are in American, Canadian and European collections.

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