For over a decade two distinctive sculptures carved with chainsaws by Remo Vallance have stood on the Gallery lawn.
Sadly, one has fallen. Hopefully, after a visit to the workshop, it will shortly return.
This Giant Coolibah Burl Pear was commissioned when Inca from Queensland visited the Gallery and saw, and fell in love with, our range of wooden turned fruit. She asked if we could make a wooden pear specially for her, only it had to be 30cm high!
Wood turner Jim Homan and Gallery Director David Mac Laren collaborated to create the finished product. We are amazed by it's perfection and beauty.
If tables have legs, then why not complete them with boots? The “Table with Boots” Wall Table by Gallery Artistic Director David Mac Laren provides a welcome break from the austerity of contemporary design with a sense of true whimsy and play.
9 August – 9 September 2014
An exhibition resulting from the study of the effects and plays of light under misty atmospheric conditions.
9 August – 9 September 2014
An exhibition expressing a visual storyteller’s passion for the omnipresent and vital light that brings the city of his upbringing to life.
Gallery Artistic Director, David Mac Laren has been hard at work over the last few months working on two queen beds – one for a comission and the other for sale on the floor of the Gallery.
More images and information to follow shortly.
Ken Knight, Don Burrows, Nicole Scerri, Robert Simpson, Stephanie Corkhill Hyles & Lynne Tinley. Exhibition runs from 28th June until 28th July.
An exhibition by six artists who express their individual emotions through their art-making that may reflect that emotion, and/or make images that create an emotional response in the viewer.
Crafted by Jochen Heinzmann the Felix Box is an unconventional twist on the conventional box-with-drawers. Instead of pulling out straight, each drawer swings out hinged on opposite sides of the box, which requires the drawers to be curved on both sides. With the form follows function maxim of modern design in mind, the side walls of the box follow the shape of the drawers. This creates the unique rounded trapezoidal shape of the box.
The Grog Log crafted by Chris Mitchell, an old favourite here at the Gallery, is back once again and can be purchased online or instore for $37.
For the Anzac Day commemorative rugby match between the Brumbies and Chiefs we were commissioned to make a bespoke Kip to fit two Anzac Centenary commemorative coins from the Royal Australian Mint. In lieu of the coin toss, a quick game of two-up was played to decide the kick off.
And well done Brumbies! It was a great win:)
Feathery Things – a group exhibition of Wildlife Art Joanne Barby, Jan Barnett, Wayne Byard, Helen Fitzgerald, James Luck, Janet Matthews Exhibition opening & meet the artists 2pm Saturday 17th May Exhibition continues until 24th June 2014
Viewing of the Hannah Cabinet with Fire Twirling & Mulled Wine Put this date in the diary – Friday 8 August – for a winter-themed evening at Bungendore Wood Works.
Enjoy a glass of mulled wine and take in some fire twirling at 5.30pm before the viewing of The Hannah Cabinet. And after, why not make a night of it, and enjoy a warming curry at Café Wood Works.
Painting from Nature – the 2014 Collection
Exhibition continues until 13th May 2014
Octagon ArtSpace Bungendore Wood Works Gallery
We just completed a large order of 70 John Tudehope mini flip top boxes for the Royal Australian Navy. John and the BWWG team were able to turn the order around in just two weeks, arriving one day ahead of schedule!