Michel Tuffery

Michel Tuffery is a New Zealand based artist of Samoan, Rarotongan and Ma’ohi Tahitian heritage. A keen historian and active participant in contemporary culture is at the core of his multi-disciplinary art practice, Tuffery holds a deep commitment not just to the peoples of the Pacific but to the environment. His artwork is curated into major international exhibitions and public collections and has qualified him to undertake residencies in the USA, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Asia, India and Australia. In 2008, Tuffery was appointed as a Member of the NZ Order of Merit for his services to art.