2011 Michael Retter & Scott Mitchell – collaborative exhibition at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, NSW
2009 Michael Retter & Scott Mitchell – collaborative exhibition at Bungendore Wood Works Gallery, NSW
2003 ‘Something Special’ group exhibition for Bungendore Wood Works Gallery’s 20th Year Anniversary
1997 Retter and Gifkins – collaborative exhibition at Bungendore Woodworks Gallery, NSW
1994 Cooks Hill Galleries, Newcastle NSW Collectables Exhibition’
1988 Macquarie Galleries, Sydney with Tony Bishop.
1998 Beaver Galleries, Canberra ACT with Laurie Oliver.
1998 Narek Gallery, Cuppacumbalong, ACT with Roger Gifkins
1987 Sydney Opera House - NSW Woodworkers Group Exhibition
1985 Sydney Opera House - NSW Woodworkers Group Exhibition
1984 Marquetry Society of America Exhibition, New York. Awarded Best in Show, named Marquetarian of the Year.
1989 Order of Australia Medal (OAM)
‘… for contributions to the art program of Australia’s New Parliament House, particularly in the field of Marquetry’.
Art Gallery of Western Australia – ‘Marquetry Screen’
Commissions and Special Projects
2012 Private commissions
2011 Private commissions
2010 Private commissions… complete built-in wardrobes featuring Euc.caesia theme, Official Gift Governor General of Australia
2009 Private commissions
2008 Private commissions
2007 Private commission set of six large pictures
2006 Prime Minister’s 2006 Environment Award
2005 14 panels for Musashi-murayama Hospital, Japan
2005 Private commission USA – complete room of marquetry murals, Eucalyptus theme
2004 Prime Minister’s 2004 Environment Award
2003 Prime Minister’s 2003 Environment Award
2002 Two wall panels 240 x 60cm for Hotel Brillante, Musashino, Saitama, Japan
2002 Prime Minister’s Australia 2002 Environment Award
2002 Australia’s Gift to Pope John Paul II on Prime Minister John Howard’s visit to The Vatican
2001 Prime Minister’s Australia 2001 Environment Award
2000 Prime Minister’s Australia 2000 Environment Award
1999 Australian Government - Official Gift for the wedding of HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and Sophie, Countess of Wessex
1998 Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Canberra – wall of Eucalyptus panels
1998 Australian Government - Official Gifts
1997 Surf Life Saving Association of Australia Shield
1997Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade, Canberra ACT- official gift for APEC meeting, Vancouver, Canada
1996 Commission to design and create four panels each 240cm x 90cm for New Institute of Citizens Health & Welfare, Tochigi Prefecture 1996 Government, Utsunomiya City, Japan.
1996 Wall of Marquetry, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), Canberra ACT
1995 Gift to the Prime Minister of Japan from Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating on official visit May 1995
1994 Australian Government Official gifts to: National Assembly of Vietnam, Prime Minister Laos, Prime Minister Marshall Islands, Prime Minister 1994 Papua New Guinea, Prime Minister Ethiopia, Parliament of Turkey,
1994 Gift pieces for H.I.H. Prince Katsura of Japan.
1993 Stations of the Cross, 14 panels, for Our Lady of the Way Catholic Church, Emu Plains, NSW.
1993 Solomon Islands Coat of Arms for 6metre Conference Table, Honiara, Solomon Islands.
1992 Coat of Arms & Title for Chancery, Charles Sturt University, Bathurst, NSW.
1992 Presentation panel for retiring Ambassador of Japan, Canberra ACT
1992 Four private commissions for officials, Embassy of Japan, Canberra ACT
1992 Marriott Hotel, Surfers Paradise, QLD, series of curved panels.
1990 Private Commissions… Portrait in marquetry, Dining table (3.3m) with marquetry top, in collaboration with Romaldo Giurgola and Tony Bishop
1985/88 Five Commissions for the Parliament House Construction Authority - Cabinet Room Ceiling, 20 Panels, 13 sq. m Cabinet ante-room, frieze panels, 56 pieces, 20 sq. m Foyer, 20 panels featuring Australian Flora. Speakers chair, House of Representatives. (Above commissions in collaboration with Tony Bishop, Senior Lecturer in Sculpture, SA School of Art, Adelaide) Australia Coat of Arms for lectern
1975/85 Various private commissions including wall panels and portraits
1975/85 Official Portrait of Tan Sri Rashdan Baba, Chancellor of the University of Malaya.