Exhibition Opening and Launch of the new Book Maynard Waters – A working painter surveying over 55 years of the extraordinary artistic journey of one of Australia’s foremost naïve artists.
Opening and Launch Saturday 13th June, 2015 at 2pm in the Octagon ArtSpace.
Exhibition continues until 1 August 2015.
After a client commissioned a breakfast table on castors based on the design of our display tables we decided to make two smaller versions. One table is made in ebonized Jarrah, with facets planed back to reveal the red of the Jarrah. The other table is made from European Beach. Both tables have options for a shelf that can be placed just under the top to allow for stools, or lower down for utility storage.
October 31 to December 6, 2015.
Watch the video (after the link) to see Australian Wood Review visit Terry Martin to see him talk about his work and process for his upcoming exhibition Trees+.
From the Artist’s Studio - An Exhibition of Paintings by Ken Knight
Exhibtion extended until 3 June, 2015
Nine Alan Williams compartment boxes arrived today! Unfortunately Alan has been quite sick, so we haven’t had many of his boxes in the Gallery recently. Thankfully he is on the mend now. These very special compartment boxes are currently in the oiling room getting some “special treatment” but will be out on display soon.
Significant road works started this week at the intersection in front of the Gallery. As you can see our lovely building is hidden behind high visibility tape and machinery!
Hopefully the works will be completed soon, but in the meantime business continues as normal for both the Gallery and Cafe, we are open 7 days a week 9am to 5pm.
We travelled to Warrnambool recently to see Helmut Lueckenhausen’s exhibition at the The Warrnambool Art Gallery (WAG). And what an exhibition! Helmut Lueckenhausen has created a significant body of work. And the WAG needs to be acknowledged for putting on such a large exhibition with all the details and grunt work that entails.
Neil Erasmus has expanded the "Shadow" range of furniture with an exceptional sideboard.
Dellington Henry Bare is a craftsman from Marovo Lagoon in the Solomon Islands. He was taught to carve by his uncles and now carries on the tradition of carving that was carried out by generations of his ancestors in Marovo Lagoon in both wood and stone.
This spectacular ceremonial mace and stand by Chris Mitchell was a recent commissioned by the Alliance College of Australia. Made from Tasmanian Blackwood and Huon Pine this is a special piece that will be admired by students and faculty both now and in the future.
Roger Gifkins beautiful and thoughtfully designed Cribbage Board’s are a great new arrival to the Gallery.
Magnetic closing lid, 2 packs of cards. Various timber combinations including, Jarrah, Silky Oak, Lace She Oak and Jacaranda.
Purchase online for $290
We were asked by clients to make a “breakfast table” based on one of our display tables in the gallery.
The result was so charming that we decided to make two more, soon to arrive on the floor.
The Gallery recently had the pleasure of producing this beautiful Glass Display Cabinet on behalf of some very special clients.
Made from Blackwood and American White Oak and featuring ‘hidden’ hinges and magnetic ‘locking’, this wonderful piece was commissioned by a loving wife for her husband in celebration of a distinguished 30 year military careers’ worth of commemorative coins.
The Gallery was recently approached with an unusual request.
This stunning piece of glass art was purchased as a farewell gift but required a base of sorts for stability, as well as a place to write a special ‘message’ from well-wishing colleges and to ‘finish’ its overall presence.