Backwoods Gallery
25 Easey Street, Collingwood, Victoria, Australia. 3066

Director , Alexander Mitchell 
Curator,  Sean Carroll

General inquiries and press – info@backwoodsgallery.com 
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Phone – (03) 9041 3606

Backwoods Gallery
Thursday ~ Friday : 15:00 ~ 18:00
Saturday ~ Sunday : 12:00 ~ 18:00

 

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TWOONE BERLIN OPEN STUDIO

For the first time since arriving in Berlin, Twoone will be hosting an Open Studio for the 48 Hours Neukölln weekend spanning from June 26 – June 28th. Some new and old works including paintings, sculptures, flags, and acrylic glass pieces will be on display. Twoone’s new A4 book entitled LICHT/PIGMENT, Hiroyasu Tsuri will also be available […]

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SHUN KAWAKAMI ON NHK TELEVISION

Shun Kawakami ‘Landscape’ As Japan’s leading young art directors, Backwoods artist, Shun Kawakami’s client list includes brands such as Issey Miyake, Uniclo, Starbucks, Adobe Japan and Audi. Shun Kawakami was recently featured on NHK Television’s Design Talk Plus (http://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/english/tv/designtalksplus/) to share his insight on design, art and branding, we have some behind the scenes images […]

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Tax deductions on art purchases

100% Tax Deductions before June 30 Ghostpatrol and Twoone – ‘Further Out’ (Detail) 100% TAX DEDUCTIONS ON ARTWORKS UPTO $20,000 The Treasurer announced on budget night: All small businesses will get an immediate tax deduction for any individual assets they buy costing less than $20,000. This $20,000 limit applies to each individual item. Small businesses can […]

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BACKWOODS STOCKROOM CATALOGUE

Stabs – Jungle Massive XXX (Detail) Stockroom Catalogue now available Over the years, Backwoods has amassed up an impressive collection of work. After weeks of careful cataloguing and photography, our stockroom is finally available, for the first time, as a complete catalogue. The Stockroom catalogue spans over dozens of exhibitions with something for everyone.   […]

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Announcing: BACKWOODS BASECAMP

ANNOUNCING: BACKWOODS BASECAMP ST JEROMES HOTEL, MELBOURNE CBD Nestled atop the iconic Melbourne Central building on Swanson Street rests our new gallery space – ‘Backwoods Basecamp’. The gallery resides within the grounds of the newly constructed ‘glamping’ location – St Jerome’s – The Hotel. We will be holding month long exhibits in the space and the exhibitions may be […]

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Ricochet by DEM 189

Ricochet by DEM 189 Up next at Backwoods Gallery we are hosting DEM 189. An established graffiti artist, born in Lebanon and spending much of his time in France before settling in Melbourne. His detailed, mechanical styles adorn walls around the globe. His new show entitled ‘Ricochet’ will feature a gallery installation as well as works in various […]

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A Study of Camouflage Review

REVIEW: A STUDY OF CAMOUFLAGE OPENING NIGHT REVIEW A MASSIVE THANKS to the many folks who came to the opening of A Study of Camouflage. It has been many months in the works, from behind the scenes preparations, collecting and framing artwork and literally constructing the space  into an art gallery with the amazing Guy Matthews. […]

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A STUDY OF CAMOUFLAGE WAREHOUSE EXHIBITION

THIS WEEK: A STUDY OF CAMOUFLAGE Backwoods Gallery proudly presents A Study of Camouflage – a new show within the A Study of… exhibition series. A Study of Camouflage brings together some of the leading contemporary artists whose art, in some way, touches the subject of camouflage. In collaboration with DPM-Studio (Disruptive Pattern Material), our […]

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Nelio: Back & Forth Review

Nelio: Back & Forth Review A big thanks to all that made it through Nelio’s recent show ‘Back & Forth’. Here are some selected behind the scenes photographs from the production and opening of the exhibition.

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Announcing: A Study of Camouflage

NEXT AT BACKWOODS A STUDY OF CAMOUFLAGE Backwoods Gallery proudly presents A Study of Camouflage – a new show within the A Study of… exhibition series. This is the fourth exhibition in row in the long-term project consisting of annual shows that focus on different study subjects. After more than successful exhibitions A Study of Hands, […]

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BACK & FORTH by NELIO

The latest show here at Backwoods gallery will take us back and forth through nine busy years in the career of French artist Nelio. That’s how long it has been since his first visit to Australia, and as it had an important impact on his life as an artist, he will now try to take […]

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Heavy Leisure Prints and Zine

Backwoods Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of illustrations by two young artists, Evie Cahir & Gemma Topliss, who are representative of the bright future of Australia art. Backwoods Gallery is pleased to be releasing a limited run of A3 Giclée art prints. 2 from each artist on Hahnemühle cotton rag. Each print will be hand […]

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STUDIO VISIT: Evie Cahir & Gemma Topliss

Backwoods recently caught an exclusive glimpse of Evie Cahir and Gemma Topliss at work in their Melbourne studios. We will be exhibiting both artists together this week in HEAVY LEISURE, opening Friday evening from 6-10pm and continuing until April 26th.  This will be the first major exhibition from both artists and a great opportunity to invest […]

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Stephen Ives FRAGMENT Review

FRAGMENT by STEPHEN IVES OPENING NIGHT REVIEW Following Stephen Ives’ jaw dropping exhibition BLEAK, we presented a one weekend only show of illustrations from the depths of Stephen’s mind and the pages of a lost graphic novel, FRAGMENT. Here are some photos from the opening night. Enjoy.

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BLEAK REVIEW

BLEAK by STEPHEN IVES    OPENING NIGHT REVIEW A MASSIVE THANKS to the many folks who came to the opening of BLEAK by Stephen Ives as well as the record number of visitors that we received over the last two weeks. It was a true pleasure for us to present an amazing show by such […]

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Heavy Leisure by Evie Cahir & Gemma Topliss

COMING SOON TO BACKWOODS HEAVY LEISURE Backwoods Gallery is proud to present an exhibition of illustrations by two young artists, Evie Cahir & Gemma Topliss, who are representative of the bright future of Australia art. In Heavy Leisure, opening on the 17th of April, Cahir and Topliss will present a series of delicate, illustrative works. The […]

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FRAGMENT by STEPHEN IVES

THIS WEEKEND AT BACKWOODS.   FRAGMENT: Drawings From A Lost Graphic Novel   Following Stephen Ive’s jaw dropping exhibition BLEAK, we will be presenting a one weekend only show of illustrations from the depths of Stephen’s mind and the pages of a lost graphic novel, FRAGMENT. Stephen Ives is best known for his sculptural works […]

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DAZZLE by CLEMENS BEHR

DAZZLE This Saturday the 14th of March, Berlin artist Clemens Behr (assisted by Buff Diss) will be launching DAZZLE, his latest installation at Backwoods Gallery. The installation will demonstrate the artistic possibilities inherit in camouflage and commemorate the launch of the documentary film ‘Dazzle: The Hidden Story of Camouflage’. DAZZLE will be open for one […]

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BLEAK by STEPHEN IVES

NEXT AT BACKWOODS GALLERY BLEAK For his third solo exhibition at Backwoods Gallery, Stephen Ives dives into a raw purgative interpretation of death and fate on the personal as well as grand human scale. Drawing inspiration from the iconic equestrian figures of classical Europe, their heroic portrayal of Great Men and the symbiotic relationship with their mounts carrying them […]

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SLOE TRAILS by KES ACORN

SLOE TRAILS REVIEW We’ve had a busy week at Backwoods installing and opening Sloe Trails with Kes Acorn. We were treated to an eerie soundscape of field recordings, a star lit pitch black atrium and a staggering amount of effort, patience and detail in each of Kes’ works. Here are some images from the installing […]

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