Born  Hobart,Tasmania ,  may 1940                Artist, super8  filmmaker,video/mdv  &  field recordings 

F.A.D. Hobart, 1963 Studies under J.Carrington Smith, Dorothy Stoner, George Davis

                                                                            ONE MAN EXHIBITIONS

Hobart, sponsored by English speaking union, 1962

Tasmanian commercial galleries 1963-1980

Australian galleries ,Melbourne,1963,67,69,70,71,73,75

Art centre gallery, Hobart, 1966

k.bonython galleries Adelaide,1966,69,71

k.bonython Sydney,1968,70

Devonport gallery and art centre, Tasmania 1967,72,

Adult education board gallery, Hobart 1965

Saddlers court gallery, Richmond, Tasmania, 1973,74,75

‘visualizations’ gallery one, Hobart,  1977

Hogarth gallery,Sydney,1974,76,80

s.gerstman gallery, Melbourne,1978

tolarno print gallery,melbourne,1980

axiom gallery,Melbourne,1981,82

bolitho gallery  Canberra, 1984

Quentin gallery, perth,W.A. 1982

Rhumbarellas gallery, Melbourne,1986,87,89

‘Tony woods at ACCA’28 year retrospective’, 1990

Elaine gallerie, Melbourne, 1991

Dianne tanzer gallery, Melbourne, 1995 eden, Melbourne, 2000

Honeyeaters gallery, Melbourne,2002, hong kong, 2000

fox gallery,queensland, 2005

mahoneys galleries, Melbourne 2007

                                            TWO PERSON/ ARTIST EXHIBITIONS

With Margaret roxbourgh, Hobart, 1964

With david warren, Hobart, 1965

With bea maddock,Q.V. museum/art gallery,Launceston, Tasmania, 1968

With john williams, Hogarth galleries, Sydney,1976

With brett whiteley, festival of perth, W.A., 1971

With john Bartlett, geelong, victoria, 2003

With john aslanidis, Melbourne, 2000


                                              MAJOR GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Tasmanian water colour society ; Tasmanian group of painters ; Tasmanian C.A.S.,1960-68

Helena rubinstein scholarship exhibition, Adelaide, S.A.,1966

‘The Australian painters 1960-1996’ h.mertz collection Adelaide festival

georges invitation art prize, Melbourne,1967

bonsai show, yellow house, Sydney, 1970

bonsai show, Australian galleries, melbourne, 1971

first leasing art prize, national gallery of victoria, 1971

john kaldor’art project2-harold szeemann in Australia;

mini documenta’ Bonython gallery, Sydney& national

gallery of victoria, 1971

Tasmanian museum and art gallery, Hobart,1975

The Australian image- work of living Australian artists, arts victoria, 1975

‘Drawings 79’ stuart gerstman galleries, Melbourne ,1979

Tasmanians in exile- bea maddock, t.bridley-bucknell,

and t. woods, Hobart,1981

‘Victorian printmakers group’ travelling exhibition of lithographs, etchings and relief prints, Caulfield, AC

‘six contemporary artists’, TMAG, 1986

t.johns, j.bartlett, p.rodgers & t.woods, Collingwood, victoria .

monash university galleries ‘art with text’ 1990

monash university gallery ,’portraits of the 20th  century. 1990

‘abstraction/reaction’, Dianne tanzer gallery  Melbourne,1995/6

‘art by 4’ D.A.A.G. house, darrabin, Melbourne , johns, bartlett, proebsting, ,woods,2000

‘project 2/2000’  biennale of Sydney;sydney university, 2000

‘personal perspectives-artists & their portraits’ Tasmanian museum and art gallery 2008

                                                                                                           MAJOR COLLECTIONS

National gallery, Canberra,  d.adean collection, London, UK

Queen victoria  museum and art gallery, Launceston,Tasmanian museum and art gallery,Tasmania.

Mertz collection, USA, (now dispersed by auction in Australia )

Australian reserve bank , Australian national university, canberra

Flinders university, s.australia ,Tasmanian university, hobart

Chelsea hotel, new york, usa , artbank, australia

                                                                                            FILM/VIDEO SCREENINGS

Melbourne super 8 film group inc.  1992-2001

Experimenta & Melbourne international film festival, twice /experimental

Australian international experimental film festival, Melbourne, 2010,11

Australian experimental films from the 20th century, Thessaloniki, Greece,2010



                                                                               SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Jean Campbell, Australian water colour painters 1880-1980, rigby S.A.1993

Gary catalano ,’tony woods and the remembered image’ art and Australia,1981,vol.18 no 3

paul William white, island magazine, Tasmania,  max germaine, 1984

alan McCulloch & susan McCulloch, ‘encyclopaedia of Australian art’, 1988

sue backhouse,’tasmanian artists of the 20th century’1998

vikki riley, photophile no 53, Sydney issue, 1998

cantrills filmnotes nos 75,76,1994 , david king, metro magazine,  2004


Harkness fellowship, 21 months painting, new york, 1968/69/ , power fund, studio fellowship,France, 1970