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Melbourne Royal Art, Craft and Cookery Competition

11 Aug 2022 / Events & Exhibitions

After two years on hiatus, the Melbourne Royal Art, Craft and Cookery Competition is set to return and shine a spotlight on Melbourne’s creative best. From kimchi making to handmade lace and contemporary photography, the …

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Celebrating Craft Victoria Award Winners Damien Wright and Bonhula Yunupingu

11 Aug 2022 / Events & Exhibitions

Craft Award winner – The Excellence awardRecognising the highest achievement in creativity, innovation and design. Supported by the Bowness Family Foundation. Awarded to Damien Wright and Bonhula YunupinguTitle: Rom’mirri (Keeper of the Law), 2021 Bala …

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Gippsland Gallery - Mnemosyne's Gift

Mnemosyne’s Gift

29 Apr 2022 / Events & Exhibitions

This work was conceived as a sort of afterword, a summing up of some of the core themes represented at a survey exhibition mounted by John M. Cunningham, the then Director of Warrnambool Art Gallery …

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Victorian Craft Awards

Victorian Craft Awards – Furniture Finalists

29 Apr 2022 / Events & Exhibitions

Alex Pontonio: Biplane American white ash, linen Biplane Sideboard is a study in lightness. Referencing box kites, biplanes and objects that float, the sideboard features vertical parallel struts, lightweight fabric sails and long, horizontal planes. …

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Beyond Ordinary: Contemporary Women Makers

4 Mar 2022 / Events & Exhibitions

Introduction to the exhibition by curators Ruth Thompson and Dale Dryen: Understanding that the field of timber design and make has historically been dominated by men, this curated exhibition showcases the work of women, exploring …

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Will Matthysen on The Art of Making Exhibition

3 Mar 2022 / Events & Exhibitions

The Art of Making: Studio Woodworkers Australia demonstrates technical mastery pushing creative and material boundaries. Across an eclectic selection of furniture, objects and wall pieces, the exhibition highlights the unique qualities of Australian timbers and …

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MDW: Relatively Useful

3 Mar 2022 / Events & Exhibitions

This pop-up exhibition for Melbourne DesignWeek is a survey of works in timber and ceramic designed by John Wardle and Simon Lloyd. A number of VWA tenants and members have been making these designs for …

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Dan Barker

MDW: C.R.E.A.M presented by Bricolage

3 Mar 2022 / Events & Exhibitions

As part of Melbourne Design Week Dan Barker of Bricolage will be hosting C.R.E.A.M, a solo pop up exhibition in his Collingwood-based showroom.  Bricolage is a small team of passionate furniture makers specialising in one-off …

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