Solema was born in Wellington and raised in Porirua. She comes from a family of artists and builders, which influenced her passion for museums, the visual arts and architecture. Solema completed a BA in Art History and Architectual Studies at Victoria, and has continued in post-graduate studies part time in Religion. She plans to continue on to a Masters degree in the field of Religious Architecture within the Pacific, specialising in pre/post european contact in the Melenesian and Polynesian Islands.
Solema says that with National Services Te Paerangi she is learning the importance and significance of strengthening the sector, leading to a better museum and gallery experience for workers and visitors alike.
Contact Solema by email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 04 381 7224.