Exhibitions & Events Archive

Michael Retter with Scott Mitchell

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.

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Studio Furniture 2010

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.

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Studio Furniture 2010 - An Independent Review

STUDIO FURNITURE 2010 - An Independent Review

Tables, desks and cabinets seem to be the favoured pieces for the second biennial Studio Furniture exhibition and competition.

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1st Prize: Alby Johnston's Rainforest Rocker

Studio Furniture 2010 Winners

At the exhibition opening the winners of various prizes were announced.

1st prize went to Alby Johnston's Rainforest Rocker

2nd to Neil Erasmus's ELL Cabinet

3rd to Tony Kenway's Cunji Dining Suite

4th to Adrian Potter's Ned's Chair.

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Free River 110x155cm

David Voigt

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.

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Judy and Chris Wilford - Remembered Places

November 22 – January 20, 2009

Remembered Places

Embroidery and Woodwork

Opened Saturday November 22 at 11am
by Sarah Tucker MA (Textiles)

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Signatures - 25th Year Anniversary Exhibition

September 20 – November 19, 2008


Grant Vaughan, John Commachio, Robert Howard, Neil Erasmus, Tony Kenway, Gray Hawk, Will Matthysen, Dave Street, Frank Wiesner, David Mac Laren, David Upfill-Brown.

Celebrating 25 years of fine woodwork with eleven of this country's finest woodworkers.

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Signatures - Review

by Meredith Hinchliffe
October 1, 2008

SIGNATURES – 25th Anniversary Exhibition 1983-2008, Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, Kings Highway, Bungendore, until November 19, 2008. Open daily 9am to 5pm.

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Bridge Gundaroo Road 36x54cm

Ian McKenzie

24 January – 22 February 2009

Watercolour Landscapes
All new paintings of the North, South and East of Australia by this popular Gallery artist
Opening and Meet the Artist Saturday 24 January

Ian (Bill) McKenzie was born at Gatton in Queensland in 1934 and has been painting full time since 1988 when he and his wife and fellow artist Kathy moved to Tomakin on the beautiful far South Coast of New South Wales.

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Pamela Griffith ..between East & West

28 February – 29 March 2009
Opened Saturday 7th March at 3.00pm by
Associate Professor Joanna Mendelssohn, College of Fine Arts, University of NSW

. . . between East & West
Animals of the Asian Zodiac - A Suite of Relief Prints
The Galapagos - The Landscape and Fauna of the origin of Darwin's "origin of species"

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E ficifolia, Pygmy Possum watercolour 40 x 27cm

Helen Fitzgerald - Nature's Patterns

4 April – 31 May, 2009
Opening Sunday 5th April at 11am

Nature's Patterns

Watercolours and Botanicals
An exhibition of watercolours featuring the infinite patterns of nature, and the flora and fauna that makes this land we call Australia, unique
Opening by Canberra ABC TV's weather presenter Mark Carmody
Sunday 5 April, 11am

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Ken Knight

Oils on Board
Opening and Meet the artist Saturday July 12 at 2.30pm

A prolific award winning modern impressionist, Ken has been capturing the unique landscape of Australia for over 25 years. This new body of work captured en plein-air from this countries exquisite beaches and waterways to the golden interior and dark moody mountains will provide a stunning display of oils on board in the Octagon ArtSpace.

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Studio Furniture 2008

January 26 – March 31, 2008

An exhibition and awards competition of fine studio furniture by 51 Australian and New Zealand Designer/Makers. Organised by Australian Wood Review magazine in conjunction with and sponsored by Bungendore Wood Works Gallery and supported by Craft Australia.

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Keith Rowe

14 December– 21 January, 2008

Ten Years in a Rowe
A decade of studio glass, exploring designs, techniques and styles

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Adrian Potter - Water

14 December– 21 January, 2008

An exhibition of finely crafted furniture designed with Australia’s complex relationship to water in mind. Adrian Potter considers migration, drought, water quality, religion and music.

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13 October – 10 December, 2007

Approaches to land & landscape
A group exhibition by Carolyn Young, David Voigt, Pamela Griffith, Ken Knight, Robert Simpson, John Sharman and Peter Storey

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