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

Director , Alexander Mitchell 
Curator,  Sean Carroll

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

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

 

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New Stockroom Catalogue Acquisitions

New Stockroom Catalogue Acquisitions   We have just acquired a fantastic collection of artwork by the Japanese painter Kenta Senekt. Senekt relocated to Melbourne from Tokyo in 2013 and has since become an active member of Melbourne’s street art scene, painting large murals across the city. These new works stem from Senekt’s new found inspirations in […]

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James Reka in Paris

Reka Mural in Paris Our good friend James Reka has just completed his largest work to date. A mural spanning over 30 metres tall and 10 metres wide in Paris’ 13th District. Reka’s mural has drawn a lot of attention in the city over the last few days and has been featured in the popular newspaper […]

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APOCALYPSE by JONATHAN GUTHMANN

NEXT AT BACKWOODS GALLERY This body of work, simply but appropriately titled “Apocalypse” consists of a series of images based on the last book of the Bible: Revelation. This late first century visionary text purports to describe a series of prophetic visions delivered to an imprisoned Christian apostle, who reveals himself in the text as […]

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TWOONE: NEW BERLIN STUDIO WORKS

TWOONE, BERLIN STUDIO CATALOGUE A new catalogue of previously unseen work from Twoone’s Berlin studio is now available. Included is a range of work on paper, wood and glass produced in 2015. Twoone’s latest offerings explore a range of new themes like psychology, anthropology and the structure of nature, all inspired by his memories.   […]

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ANNOUNCING: HIDDEN CHAMPIONS OF TOKYO

HIDDEN CHAMPIONS OF TOKYO     HIDDEN CHAMPIONS OF TOKYO is on display at Backwoods Gallery from the 17th – 26th of July and will feature work from twenty artists at the forefront of Tokyo’s contemporary art community.   JUN INOUE. K-NARF. KAMI & SASU. MADSAKI. MARK DREW. MASAHO ANOTANI. MHAK. NAO NOZAKA. RYUCHI OGINO. […]

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TWOONE BERLIN OPEN STUDIO RECAP

TWOONE, BERLINE OPEN STUDIO RECAP For the first time since arriving in Berlin, Twoone hosted an Open Studio in conjunction with the 48 Hours Neukölln weekend spanning from June 26 – June 28th. Some new and old works including paintings, sculptures, flags, and acrylic glass pieces were on display. Twoone’s new A4 book entitled LICHT/PIGMENT, Hiroyasu Tsuri is also now available for […]

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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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