Turua Gallery is all about demystifying the notion of contemporary art. We offer a relaxed space that welcomes you to freely appreciate the creative works of fellow New Zealanders. You’ll encounter the works of both established and emerging artists through the solo and group exhibitions we host, alongside many opportunities to start collecting the special pieces that speak to you.

Beyond the canvas, Turua Gallery holds a wide range of limited-edition prints, sculptures, and ceramics - a broad selection of truly exceptional talent. We are so proud to support some of the amazing artists our country has to offer. Come in and discover uniquely captured experiences of Aotearoa in our beautifully curated collection of contemporary New Zealand art.

Welcoming A New Artist To The Gallery

Welcome to the gallery Lester

We are over the moon to share with you that we know represent the very talented Lester Hall.

A print-maker from Wellington whose art packs a political punch! Lester has immersed himself in New Zealand's rich history and the vibrant mix of Maori, European, and Pacific cultures through thought-provoking pieces.

Describing himself as an outsider artist and social commentator, Lester forms his art through conversation with himself. In the past, he has worked as a design and display technician with a major collection of Maori and Pacific artifacts at the Auckland Institute and Museum - which no doubt contributes greatly to the topic of national identity and personal philosophy that inspires his prints. 

Head to Lester's page to see his collection of iconic works.

Upcoming Exhibition

The Happiness Project

A Seriously Happy Show

This much loved group show was an absolute hit the first time we held it & so after many requests we are holding The Happiness Project 2024.

Floral, landscape and abstract originals along with ceramics and glass make a beautiful collection of joyful pieces that just make you feel happy from 16 of our artists. 

Participating artists: Abbey Merson, Alice Berry, Alicia Beech, Bec Robertson, Carrie Broomhall, Dean Wallace, Georgina, Hoby Scutt, Harriet Millar, Jody Hope Gibbons, Josh Davison, Narelle Huggins, Racheal Mayne, Sarah Barton Hills, Judith Milner, Frances Hanson, Jacqueline Kampen

Pre-sale of selected pieces Thursday 2nd May

Opening Friday 3 May from 5pm & everyone is welcome.

New In The Gallery

Upcoming Events

A seriously happy group show

03 - 15 May

Helen Dean Solo Show

07 - 19 June 

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