April's exhibition at the Backspace, "Retrospect" takes a look at Sheyne's works on paper and paintings from the last five years.  

Join us at the opening and meet the artist, Thursday 2 April, 5 - 7pm. 

Exhibition will run 4- 28 April (closed Good Friday)


Sheyne Tuffery is a Wellington based multi-media visual artist whose primary mediums are painting, animation and printmaking. Well known for the dynamic style of his prints and woodcuts, Sheyne describes himself as "a paper architect who uses his work to create and represent his own cultural context and sense of belonging."

An expert printmaker, he exhibits widely, and has lead many public art projects. Wellingtonians may be familiar with his recent mural in Mt Cook, celebrating the area's chequered military and penal history.

Sheyne will be taking a two day block printing workshop in the gallery space Sat 11 and Sun 12 April, and at the end students can choose one of their prints to hang in gallery alongside his Click here for full details.

The Backspace Gallery: 8 Kitchener St, Martinborough: open daily 10.30am-5pm

Thanks to the SWDC Creative Communities Scheme, whose support means we can offer a special low price of $150 for Sheyne's block printing workshop. 

There's only six places left so be quick. Contact Martine to secure yours with a 50% deposit

We are delighted to announce our first Microconcert, the soulful Jhan Lindsay (pictured here performing at Te Papa)
Sunday 24 May at 5pm

Tickets are $25, which includes a welcome drink from MicroBar.
Numbers are strictly limited BOOK NOW

Still showing until March 29:
Homely Two:
Megan J Campbell

(pictured "Garden II")

Coming up in May:
Martinborough's own Beeb Vennix presents her first gallery show.

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