Exhibition – The Art of Making

Furniture by Myles Gostelow

Due to COVID restrictions, our exhibition The Art of Making at the Australian Design Centre (ADC) was rescheduled from November 2021 to February 2022. The Art of Making will open at 6pm on Thursday, 10 February, and run until Tuesday 15th March, 2022 at the ADC, 101 – 115 William St, Darlinghurst, NSW. The Art of Making will feature new work by SWA Accredited Members. A select number of makers will conduct… Read More

Furniture Defines Home

This past year has seen most of us spending more time than usual at our homes. We have all come to realise how important our domestic space is. Furniture helps define the soul of a home. Thoughtful furniture is a gift to ourselves, our families and our friends.As the nation’s peak body for fine woodworkers, our members have been reflecting on this. The call went out to create an exhibition of warm,… Read More

SWA Accredited Member Silvio Apponyi is Awarded Medal of the Order of Australia.

Silvio was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to the visual arts as a sculptor.   Silvio  has been sculpting for around 40 years and is based in Balhannah in the Adelaide Hills, South Australia. His style has developed over the years from entirely abstract creations to animal carvings with an astonishing level of detail and realism. His main inspiration is Australian… Read More

Edge

  “Edge” is an exhibition of Accredited Members of SWA. 16 February to 29 March 2020 Sturt Gallery, Mittagong. The heartland of accepted practice is well defined, but new insights take place at the periphery.  This exhibition is an invitation to members to design and make at the edge of their accepted practice. Edge opened on Sunday 16th February at Sturt gallery Mittagong by David Boucher of David Boucher and Co. The… Read More

AGM and Members Forum

Will Matthysen welcomed the 20 members to the AGM and Members Forum on 22 September. David MacLaren, proprietor of Bungendore Woodworks Gallery, was elected as a director of Studio Woodworker Australia Limited replacing Darren Fry . Members passed a resolution to amend the constitution to enable established makers to join SWA as Accredited Members without first becoming General  Members. Further details are available under Membership That the following criteria will be used… Read More

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