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Farewell VWA Artist in Residence Alex Pontonio

22 Dec 2023 / Artist in Residence

It is with mixed emotions that we bid farewell to an exceptional Artist in Residence, Alex, who began her creative journey with us in 2019. During her impactful tenure in our incubation workshop, Alex achieved …

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VWA End of Year Artists in Residence Update

22 Dec 2023 / Artist in Residence

Check our latest Artists in Residence updates from Brandon Harrison, Isabel Avendano and Jess Humpston.

VWA Artists in Residence Update

26 Sep 2023 / Artist in Residence

Check our latest Artists in Residence updates from Brandon Harrison, Isabel Avendano and Jess Humpston.

VWA Artists in Residence Update

4 Jul 2023 / Artist in Residence

Check our latest Artists in Residence updates from Brandon Harrison and Isabel Avendano.

VWA Artists in Residence Update

10 May 2023 / Artist in Residence

Check our latest Artists in Residence updates from Jess Humpston and Isabel Avendano.

VWA Artists in Residence Update

25 Oct 2022 / Artist in Residence

Alex Pontonio Some little progress shots on some cabinets I’ve been working on.  Stepped mitre details with continuous grain. These veneers were all shop sawn and pressed. Continuous grain detailing will extend along to the …

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VWA Artists in Residence Update

11 Aug 2022 / Artist in Residence

Isabel Avendano Hazbun I have been working on a chair for an upcoming exhibition. The chair’s look and construction are based on ‘skin on frame’ kayak builds using glued laminations and steam bending. Follow Isabel …

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'Three Easy Pieces for Two Hands' - Finished pieces.

VWA Artists in Residence Update

29 Apr 2022 / Artist in Residence

Simeon Dux The last couple of months have gone by quickly. I finished my piece ‘Hand Operated’ in Hydrowood Celery Top Pine, designed by John Wardle, which was exhibited at Heide MOMA over Melbourne Design …

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VWA Artists in Residence Update

3 Mar 2022 / Artist in Residence

Simeon Dux The last two months has seen me incredibly busy. Lots of shop made veneers, labelling and blue tape, along with angles and radios. Nearing the completion of this cabinet for John Wardle Architects.” …

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VWA Artists in Residence December Update

22 Dec 2021 / Artist in Residence

Our Artists in Residence have been busy working on the updates to the Wood Design Centre, working on commissions and (sadly) preparing to move out! Hear from our Artists in Residence about what they’ve been …

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