Exhibitions & Events Archive
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.Read more
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.
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.Read more
Fine Furniture from this eminent Australian Designer/Maker
Entry Foyer Art Space
6 June – 12 July, 2009
David Emery's professional interest is in making furniture of a clean uncluttered nature, with an emphasis on balance and proportion. His skills are mainly in the use of timber, with an emphasis on veneering as this allows greater flexibility in design avoiding the limitations of solid timber construction. All veneers are pressed in his own workshop, after components have been cut to size and had timber lippings applied to their edges.Read more
6 Artists with more than one pursuit in mind
17 July – 22 August, 2009
Fashion Designer PRUE ACTON OBE - painting;
Australian Living Treasure, Musician DON BURROWS AO MBE - photography;
Restaurateur JASON CHEN - traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy;
Magazine Publisher, Photographer & Graphic designer ELIZABETH HAWKES - painting ;
Former ABC News Presenter RICHARD MORECROFT - photography;
Arts Educator & Author MERV MORIARTY, drawing.
Some Lovely Feedback from the Two of a Mind Exhibiton and Partners in Time Concert evening on Saturday 18th July
Approaches to the Australian Coast
29 August – 4 October, 2009
Extended in the Main Gallery
A group exhibition featuring the diversity on approach to representation of the Australian Coast. The exhibition will also examine aspects and issues on the role of the notion of "coast" in the Australian social, physical and creative pysche. And in a wider context, of the world environment and the concept of human activity induced global warming and its resultant rises in sea level.Read more
Exquisite Marquetry and Fine Furniture from an Australian Master
A Wood Masters Series Exhibition
5 December, 2009 – 20 January, 2010
Opening Saturday 5th December at 2.30pm by Aldo Giurgola AM
Marquetry and inlay were inspired by the ancient craft of intarsia - the making of decorative and pictorial mosaics by the inlaying of precious and exotic material into or onto a groundwork of solid wood.Read more
23 January – 21 April
In association with Australian Wood Review magazine and Craft Australia
70 Works of Fine Furniture by 66 Makers
Bungendore Wood Works Gallery and Australian Wood Review Magazine opened their second Bi-annual exhibition, Studio Furniture 2010 on Australia Day, Saturday 23 January at 6pm in the Octagon ArtSpace.
The exhibition is the result of an Australia wide competition sponsored by the Wood Works Gallery with $11000 made available for four prizes for the winning entrants.Read more
29 May – 10 August, 2010
Wynne and Blake Prize Winning Artist
Transcending Time and Place
You are invited to a major exhibition of new and ongoing works on canvas and paper from one of Australia’s important and widely collected artists.
Exhibition Opening Saturday 29 May, 2010 at 3.00pm in The Octagon Artspace. by Robert Wilson, Editor Capital Magazine.Read more