- Helen Aitken-Kuhnen, Johannes Kuhnen, Mio Kuhnen
StatementBilk Gallery has been showcasing contemporary glass and metal for over 14 years, and is considered one of Australia's leading contemporary art jewellery establishments. Established at Workshop Bilk in 2000 in 2010 the gallery moved to its current location on Palmerston Lane in the heart of Manuka, Canberra, Australia.
The gallery is run by Helen Aitken-Kuhnen, Johannes Kuhnen and Mio Kuhnen and holds up to 9 exhibitions each year consisting of a mix of solo and group shows in glass or metal. The artists are chosen for their individuality of approach, use of materials, recognisable style and commitment to contemporary practice.
Artist listHelen Aitken-Kuhnen, Nick Bastian, Godwin Baum, Vito Bila, Melissa Cameron, Simon Cottrell, Jess Dare, Bin Dixon-Ward, Maureen Faye-Chauhan, Marcus Foley, Robert Foster, Christian Hall, Jill Hermans, Elisabeth Holder, Marian Hosking, Kath Inglis, Eugenie Keefer Bell, Peta Kruger, Johannes Kuhnen, Mio Kuhnen, Cinnamon Lee, Sandi Lee, Sue Lorraine, Carlier Makigawa, Vicki Mason, Sam Mertens, Sarah Murphy, Larah Nott, Nina Oikawa, Sean O‘Connel, Tracy Pateman, Nellie Peoples, Phoebe Porter, Alice Potter, Christopher Robertson, Oliver Smith, Dore Stockhausen, Michelle Taylor, Cathrine Truman, Mark Vaarwerk, David Walker, Jasmine Watson
HoursTuesday by appointment
Wednesday to Thursday 11.00-5.00
Exhibition 27 Jan 2017 - 25 Feb 2017 Glass Miniatures.
Exhibition 19 Nov 2016 - 24 Dec 2016 Christmas Special at Bilk.
Exhibition 14 Oct 2016 - 12 Nov 2016 Alternative Views by Jo Hawley & Larah Nott.
Exhibition 09 Sep 2016 - 08 Oct 2016 Vessel.
Exhibition 05 Aug 2016 - 02 Sep 2016 Interchange: Bilk back from Bangkok.
Exhibition 24 Jun 2016 - 29 Jul 2016 Peoples + Brand.
Exhibition 06 May 2016 - 03 Jun 2016 What is it with earrings?.
Exhibition 31 Mar 2016 - 14 May 2016 Interchange: Bilk in Bangkok.
Exhibition 16 Mar 2016 - 16 Apr 2016 Body Politic by Melissa Cameron.
Exhibition 07 Nov 2015 - 24 Dec 2015 Oh me, Oh my!.
Exhibition 18 Sep 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 Slippage by Sean O'Connell and Nicholas Bastin.
Exhibition 24 Jul 2015 - 23 Aug 2015 For Love.
Exhibition 08 May 2015 - 06 Jun 2015 Painting in Stone by Johannes Kuhnen.
Exhibition 27 Mar 2015 - 25 Apr 2015 Anew Negotiation.
Exhibition 13 Feb 2015 - 14 Mar 2015 Unfold and Construct by Phoebe Porter.
Exhibition 05 Dec 2014 - 24 Dec 2014 Ring a ding ding: Group show of Bilk Artists.
Exhibition 07 Nov 2014 - 05 Dec 2014 Lamina - Kath Inglis.
Exhibition 26 Sep 2014 - 26 Oct 2014 Botanical Edge - Marian Hosking.
Exhibition 22 Aug 2014 - 20 Sep 2014 On the horizon - Lisa Cahill.
Exhibition 11 Jul 2014 - 09 Aug 2014 Brooch: A collection of brooches for all, especially men and manly men.
Exhibition 16 Apr 2014 - 16 Apr 2014 Glass miniatures.
Exhibition 14 Mar 2014 - 12 Apr 2014 Crossover Godwin Baum and Vito Bila.
Exhibition 07 Feb 2014 - 08 Mar 2014 Encounters.
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