• Phoebe Everill
    Phoebe Everill
  • Darren Oates
    Darren Oates
  • Ian Factor
    Ian Factor
  • Isabel Avendano
    Isabel Avendano
  • Chris Bartkus
    Chris Bartkus

ALUMNI 2: new work by selected graduates from Sturt School for Wood 2006 – 2016

The Sturt School for Wood was established in 1985 as an intensive training place for aspiring fine furniture makers and designers. Over 30 years later the school has built a national and international reputation offering an unrivalled course taught by some of the best fine furniture makers and teachers working in Australia and overseas.

In this follow up exhibition to the first Alumni exhibition staged in 2017 Sturt School will showcase makers who graduated in the period 2006 to 2016, a time when the school began to establish a national reputation for the quality of the makers it produced.

Artists include; Isabel Avendano, Chris Bartkus, Phoebe Everill, Ian Factor, Bailey Farmer, Ray Garnsey, Mark Gudgin, Steve Harper, Darryl Ingate, Christopher Neal, Darren Oates, Grant Robertson, Adrian Spano, Ruth Thompson.

The exhibition will open during Sturt’s Tools & Techniques Weekend and will take place on Sunday 17 February at 11am. The exhibition will be opened by special guest Raymond Scott, Director of Workshopped.

The exhibition will run from Sunday 17 February to Sunday 7 April.

ALUMNI 2 makers shown in the gallery above, left to right: Phoebe Everill, Darren Oates, Ian Factor, Isabel Avendano, Chris Bartkus.


Tools & Techniques Weekend

Saturday 16 & Sunday 17 February 10am to 4pm

This annual boutique event includes displays and sales by Australia‘s finest toolmakers and specialist timber suppliers in the historic Sturt School for Wood. It also features scheduled woodwork demonstrations conducted by leading furniture makers.

Food and drink are available on site, admission and parking are free.

Learn more about Sturt School For Wood at www.sturt.nsw.edu.au


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