Lake Burbury Cabinet, Stuart Williams, 2009. “I am continually trying to strip back my work, making it as simple and honest as I can. Finding a way to connect, to belong to a place and to remind people to think about their environment, their place, the space they live in."
Ben Lomond Box, Toby Muir Wilson, 2012. Toby Muir Wilson has worked with wood to create furniture, boxes, turning and sculptural pieces for nearly forty years. Landscape, flora and fauna have provided recurring inspiration especially from those areas visited whilst walking or travelling around Tasmania. The techniques of cabinetmaking, carving and turning are combined with Tasmanian timbers and colour.
Rectangular tray with condiment dishes, Penny Smith, 2010. Penny Smith is a renowned ceramic artist who has been practising and designing innovative ceramic wares for over thirty years. She specialises in slip casting porcelain and refined Australian clays.
George Lamp, Stuart Williams, 2012. “I am continually trying to strip back my work, making it as simple and honest as I can. Finding a way to connect, to belong to a place and to remind people to think about their environment, their place, the space they live in."
Thomas Archer Chair, Stuart Williams, 2014. "Making, for me is a way of documenting my relationship with Tasmania and its wild places – of capturing the wildness that I love, and the wonderment that it conjures in me."
Formally trained as a furniture maker in Germany, Christian Burchard's career path was decidedly different than the future in finance envisioned by his family when he set off for a year of travel after high school. He returned determined to earn his living with his hands, and - in keeping with his desire to travel - to learn a craft which could be practiced anywhere. #AAWoodturners #Turning30 #Woodturning #Woodart #Woodwork