Chatoyance – Studio Woodworkers Australia
This exhibition showing new work in fine furniture by members of Studio Woodworkers Australia will shine a light on some of the masters of the craft.STURT GALLERY
18 February - 8 April 2018Exhibition Opening
Sunday 18 February at 11am by special guest Richard Munao, Founder & Managing Director Cult Design, also in conjunction with the Tools & Techniques Weekend (17 & 18 February).
“Chatoyance” will be an exhibition of collaborations and mentorships, with emerging makers paired with Accredited Members of SWA to design and make a new piece of furniture.
Studio Woodworkers Australia (SWA) is a national organisation dedicated to promoting and supporting professional designer makers working in wood. Founded in 2011, it comprises both Accredited Members and General Members. The Studio Woodworkers Australia (SWA) 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.
The title of the exhibition, Chatoyance, means reflected light. It is a term used by furniture makes to describe the way in which the appearance of polished wood can change depending on the light source.