Craft Arts International is celebrating 30 years. Thirty years is a long time, a generation, and as a commercial enterprise, and as a leading publication in the crafts and arts world, this is one very great achievement indeed.
Congratulations to Jenie and Ken, and your staff, on the stand-out international crafts and arts publication you have created, nurtured, and grown to become the world class publication that it is today.Read more
At the end of the segment it was reported that the Cabinet could be viewed at the NGA. This was incorrect, it is on show at our Bungendore Wood Works Gallery.Read more
We just completed a full page ad for the upcoming Craft Arts International. It was exciting to introduce the 2013 exhibition program celebrating our 30 year anniversary.
Come ride with us through 2013 as we present an exhibition program that delivers on our promise – to offer our space to encourage woodworkers and fine artists, past, present and future, to display their workmanship, skills and ideas, whether they work with wood or on canvas, paper or board.Read more
February 19, 2012, MICHAEL INMAN Canberra Times
THE END of summer may be in sight, but Canberrans still have the chance to hit the beach today.
The venue may be kilometres from the ocean, but all the fun of the coast is on show at the Beached in Bungendore art installation.
The Bungendore Wood Works Gallery will today be converted into a beach, complete with sand, surfboards, barbecue, board shorts, Hawaiian shirts and surf music.Read more
SIGNATURES – 25th Anniversary Exhibition 1983-2008, Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, Kings Highway, Bungendore, until November 19, 2008. Open daily 9am to 5pm.
A signature is defined as a person’s name or initials, as a mark or significant appearance. The title of this exhibition has been chosen deliberately – eleven fine woodworkers, most of whom who have been associated with Bungendore Wood Works Gallery throughout its existence, make significant and exceptional work – and generally it is recognisable.Read more
Craft Australia 716 craft·design ISSN:1835-1832 Issue 029 April 2008
Studio Furniture 2008 was initiated by David MacLaren, Artistic Director of Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, as a way to foster the production of unique pieces of furniture by makers and to highlight the important role of commercial galleries. Stan d'Argeavel presents an overview of the competition and exhibition with images of the winning works.
Articles - 31 March 2008
Studio Furniture 2008
Canberra Times, Times 2, Friday 25th January, 2008
by Ron Cerabona
Furniture can be regarded as simply functional: somewhere to, literally, hang your hat, or put up your feet, or eat dinner, or just sink down in front of the television after a hard day at work. But the best of it is more than that. It can also be a work of art, something to admire in and of itself.Read more
Canberra Review/Canberra Times, February 12, 2000
by Stan d'Argeavel
Its a long, long way from the Off-Broadway theatre stage to the quiet, secluded streets and lanes of Bungendore village and an even further distance from successful playwright to fine wood worker and gallery director. Bungendore Wood Works Gallery owner and artistic director David Mac Laren revels in just that.
“When I moved from New York City to Bungendore I wanted a place to display my furniture as well as the work of other furniture makers in the region.” says David.Read more
Capital Magazine Issue Twenty Five November - December 2006
by Stan d'Argeavel
A brief look around the walls of Australian jazz musician Don Burrows' studio reveals an impressive portrait of success and recognition in the music business. Looking further reveals the fact that a second artistic medium pervades his creative life.
Burrows is equally at home in the photographic darkroom as he is on the stage. To be blessed with a talent at a level few artists attain is one thing, to carry that talent to a second artistic medium is reserved for a few gifted individuals.Read more