Frank Puletua has played over 175 first grade NRL games as well as two Rugby League World Cups (2000, 2008) for his country of heritage Samoa. By the age of twenty six, Frank had completed a double degree in Fine Arts and Graphic Design all whilst competing at the highest level as a full time player in the NRL. With the commitment that was displayed to his teammates throughout his 13 season NRL career, Frank now focuses much of his energy in the educational and welfare realms – encouraging more and more players to use the opportunities presented through football to ensure a better standard of life for themselves and their families.
Frank is Manager of the new Heroes & Legends Rugby League Museum at the game’s Sydney headquarters. Following a role as Creative Producer Sport & Art at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Frank has continued to build a strong portfolio of work and special projects melding the worlds of sport, art and culture. Projects include exhibitions such as Body Pacifica (2010), Niu Warrior (2011) & the musical initiative Mindfield (2011). Frank also continues to build his personal Graphic Design business which has showcased his ability as an artist and designer since its establishment in 2004.
Whether it be as a presenter, artist ambassador or simply as a facilitator Frank continues to work to bring the corporate, arts, culture and sporting worlds together.