Telly Tu’u

Born
1976 Wellington, New Zealand
Education
2010-2012 Master of Fine Arts, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney
2004-2009 Bachelor of Fine Arts, Canterbury University, Christchurch, New Zealand
Solo exhibitions
2018 You can’t lose what you ain’t never had King Street Gallery on William, Sydney
2017 Limbic Bowen Galleries, Wellington, New Zealand
2014 New Work: Telly Tu’u and Michelle Ah Kuoi, 474 Oxford Street, Sydney
2008 Thalamus: Telly Tu’u 150 Lichfield Street, Christchurch
2007 The Unromantics: Yeo Won and Telly Tu’u School of Fine Arts Gallery, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Group exhibitions
2016 You are invited Watters Gallery, Sydney
2011 Drawing Centre of Contemporary Arts, Christchurch, New Zealand
Airline – International Drawing Show ABC Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand
2009 Nicht So Schlimm HSP High Street Project, 140a Lichfield Street, Christchurch, NZ
The Friends of the Gallery – Acquisition Christchurch Public Art Gallery Te Puna O Waiwhetu, NZ
Cloud 9 Christchurch Public Art Gallery, Te Puna Waiwhetu, NZ
Group Show Newcall Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
SELECT: The 2009 University of Canterbury Art Acquisition, School of Fine Arts Gallery, Christchurch Arts Centre, NZ
2008 SELECT: The 2008 University of Canterbury Art Acquisition, School of Fine Arts Gallery, Christchurch Arts Centre, NZ
Awards and residencies
2011-2012 Australian Postgraduate Award
Collections
University of Canterbury Art Collection, Christchurch, NZ
Bibliography [selected]
2011 Galloway, Matt (ed): The Silver Bulletin Sept Iss 4
2009 Wood, Andrew Paul ‘Everywhere/Always: Abstract Painting From Christchurch’, Art New Zealand, Issue 133, Autumn
Wood, Andrew Paul: Cloud 9 Review

http://eyecontactartforum.blogspot.com.au/2009/09/eight-plus-one-painters.html

Simpson, David (ed): ‘Pagework #3’ Bulletin B.157, Christchurch Art Gallery, Jun-Aug pp 53-55
https://christchurchartgallery.org.nz/media/uploads/2010_06/CAGTPoW_Bulletin_B.157_Final_September_October_November_low_res_2009-09-18.PDF
Wells, Jarred and Garrie, Barbara: ‘Telly Tu’u, Oculus’ Postgraduate Journal for Visual Arts, Issue 1, February
 2008 Neate, Robin: ‘Thalamus – Painting on the Verge’ Thalamus catalogue essay