New Award for AWR Studio Furniture 2018

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It's our pleasure to announce a new award for AWR Studio Furniture 2018!

Studio Woodworkers Association will now sponsor a $1000 cash award for emerging makers, defined as those who have been full-time practising professionals designer makers for up to five years. In so doing Studio Woodworkers Australia is reinforcing its support for all, and in particular emerging makers, who are starting out in their careers.

Founded in 2011, Studio Woodworkers Australia (SWA) is a national organisation dedicated to promoting and supporting professional designer makers working in wood.

The association comprises both Accredited and General Members. The Studio Woodworkers Australia website provides a portal through which prospective clients can find professional designer/makers and artists whose work in wood is characterised by a high level of individuality and quality.

AWR Studio Furniture 2018 is produced by Australian Wood Review and Bungendore Woodworks Gallery who, as major sponsor, are offering $15,000 in cash awards. The exhibition is presented by Felder Group Australia and sponsored by Branch 95. The recipient of the Felder Award for Fine Woodworking will receive HammerN4400 bandsaw valued at $3166. Additional awards included the George Ingham Prize ($1000 sponsored by Adrian Potter) and the Interwood Award ($1000).

The total prize pool now stands in excess of $21,000.
The exhibition opens on October 20, 2018 at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, NSW.


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