Exhibitions & Events Archive

David Emery

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.

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Two of a Mind

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.

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Two of a Mind Exhibition and Partners in Time Concert

Some Lovely Feedback from the Two of a Mind Exhibiton and Partners in Time Concert evening on Saturday 18th July


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Chan Dissanayake - Lili Pilli Beach Batemans Bay


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.

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Michael Taylor - Veneer

Leather Mask Sculptures
An exquisite exhibition of sculptured masks

10 October – 1st December, 2009

Opened Saturday 10th October at 2.30pm by Meredith Hinchliffe, Journalist and Arts Reviewer

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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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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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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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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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