Behind the scenes

When I accepted Pauline and John Bellamy’s offer of using their  Gallery I didn’t realise that they came with the Gallery.  They adopted me and the project with heaps of enthusiasm and encouragement.  This post is a tribute to Pauline and John Bellamy. To read and see more, click on The Exhibition and select Behind … Continue reading

Storm Front

If you’d like a closer view of Manu’s work then either come to Bellamy’s Gallery to see “Storm Front” or head on down to Port Chalmers tomorrow afternoon, (Sunday 11) at 2pm.  Manu is celebrating the opening of his new studio at 52 George St. Everyone is very welcome. Many thanks to Elaine Riddell for … Continue reading

Manu Berry

Back in 2007 Manu spent 6 weeks in the outback of Australia staying on a property of a fellow artist. It was so vast and alien. I took a while to adjust to it. You know if a tree fell it didn’t rot, it just dried up. The minute I sat down I’d be covered … Continue reading