Exhibitions & Events Archive

The Printmakers

A group exhibition featuring the diversity of artistic approaches to printmaking and the roles of mentoring and guidance for emerging, new or established printmakers.

Opening Saturday 25th June at 2pm by Professor Margo Neale, Principal Indigenous Advisor and Senior Curator, National Museum of Australia.
Exhibition runs until 3 August, 2011

The exhibition will feature work from 3 prominent printmakers. Each artist selecting an emerging or associate printmaker that the artist has mentored or in some way offered assistance to the development of that artist’s journey in printmaking.

Pamela Griffith, Theo Tremblay, Robyn Collier, Nic Nicola, Glen Mackie, Tess Barker

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John Sharman - Painting from Nature

An exhibition by multi-award winning artist John Sharman. For Painting from Nature, John captures traditional realist images of the Australian ocean, earth and sky.

Exhibition Opening and meet the Artist on Saturday 7th May, 2011 from 2pm.

Exhibition runs until June 20.

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David Pereira's 2011 Cello-focused Duo Chamber Concerts

David Pereira is one of Australia's most accomplished cellists. Widely experienced, he continues to evolve as a player, teacher and composer. His playing aims for perfect listening and emotional responsiveness, uncompromised by thought or technical limitation.

Bungendore Wood Works Gallery is proud to be host for the David Pereira 2011 Cello-focused Duo Chamber Concerts featuring David Pereira on Cello with three featured accompanists Alice Giles on Harp, Adrian Walter on Classical Guitar and Geoffrey Lancaster on Fortepiano.

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1 Combara 36hx23w10d cm

Keith Rowe - Dry Land

A New Exhibition from glass maker extraordinaire Keith Rowe. Opening Sunday 30th January, 2011 at 11am

Keith Rowe is a primarily a glass blower but also enjoys working with sand and kiln casting. Keith has worked with glass for over 20 years and enjoys creating balanced forms with exciting decorative elements. Keith's work is held in many public and private galleries in both Australia and internationally and he has won a number of international competitions and awards.

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Review: Keith Rowe - Dry Land

Glass at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, Bungendore 

An Independent Review by Meredith Hinchliffe.

The action of blowing hot glass is seductive: for the artist who loves to do it, fo viewers who admire the processes and for those who see the final product and take it home.

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1 – Banksia menziesii, Watercolour, 35x27cm – $580

Helen Fitzgerald ...the rains have come

12 March - 2 May, 2011

Helen Fitzgerald is an experienced artist and teacher. She holds degrees in Applied Science and Art Education and has studied overseas at the University of Vienna and the University of Perugia in Italy. Helen's first painting was accepted for the Wynne Prize exhibition in Sydney when she was only nineteen. She taught senior art at Kambala School in Sydney in 1966-67 before going overseas to work and study for three years. Helen moved to Queanbeyan in 1972 teaching tertiary students in various Canberra institutions including the Canberra School of Art and nine years at the Faculty of Applied Science at Canberra University.

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Jewellery For Blokes

The Australian Quality Tool Group of makers will present exquisite hand made tools for use or just for looking at and displaying. Jewellery for Blokes in other words. That special tool for the man or woman who works in wood. The ideal Christmas present for that man in your life that spends his time in his jewellery box - the shed.

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Abstract - Ian Factor

The ABSTRACT Exhibition is an innovative gallery installation featuring inspired contemporary timber furniture, designed and made by Ian Factor. Motivated by the new consciousness in furniture design, ABSTRACT examines the fusion between furniture functionality and abstract, sculptural forms. Be inspired by an installation where beautiful design meets craftsmanship, innovation meets simplicity, uniqueness meets function, and originality meets elegance.

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After Snow Dump

Cool Waters – Chan Dissanayake

October - 15 November, 2010

Superb Watercolours from this exciting young Canberra Artist. Watercolours capturing the essence and intricacy of nature.

Opening and performance Saturday 2nd October at 11am by ANU School of Music Master Cellist David Pereira, DSCM (NSW Con), MMus (Indiana)

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Ross River Crossing

Judi Power Thomson

October - 15 November, 2010

Recent directions in painting from Canberra's prolific prize winning artist. A collection of land, sea and street scapes using bold colours, line and movement on pre-prepared surfaces.

Opening and performance Saturday 2nd October at 11am by ANU School of Music Master Cellist David Pereira, DSCM (NSW Con), MMus (Indiana)

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The Boat Launch acrylic 90 x 100cm

Sons of Beaches with Grace

14 August - 27 September, 2010

Five Artists from the NSW South Coast
Ken Taber, Maynard Waters, John Sharman, Grace Paleg and Ian Lakey.


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Burning of the Totems - Fireside Festival 2010

Now in its 6th year, the Fireside Festival is well on its way to becoming one of Canberra’s most popular winter events. The month-long festival, will be held in August and hosted by members of The Poacher’s Way consortium across a diverse range of lifestyle, food and tourism venues. The Fireside Festival is a Canberra and Region Poacher’s Trail initiative. Bungendore Wood Work’s contribution to the Festival was a “Burning of the Totems” in front of the Gallery on Saturday, August 6.

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Tanya Stubbles Western Plains


24th April - 26th May, 2010

A group exhibition by 5 artists exhibiting at the Gallery for the first time.

Matthew Ablitt, Tess Barker, Paul Kowalski, Alison Mackay, Tanya Stubbles

Mediums include painting, printmaking, photography and mixed media.
Opening Saturday 24th April, 2010 at 3pm by Richard Morecroft, Photographer and former ABCTV Presenter.

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David Mac Laren

Leda +
An exhibition by David Mac Laren

In the Foyer Gallery Until January 20, 2010
Variations on a theme in Chair Design

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John Morris

Sculptures and prints

18th July – 30 September, 2009
Extended exhibition in the Foyer Octagon ArtSpace

Bungendore Wood Works Gallery has been selected for an exhibition of the compelling and incredibly complex constructional sculpture of Queensland artist John Morris. This will be the most extensive exhibition of his work held in Australia with a combination of solid stand-alone sculptures, collaged wall works and giclee prints from his original imagery.

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6 June – 12 July, 2009

‘MINGEI’ – a way of making, a way of living
Ceramics, Textiles, Woodturning

Official opening Saturday 6th June at 5.30pm by Emeritus Professor David Williams AM
ANU Research School of Humanities

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