Currently on exhibition at the University Gallery, the University of Newcastle. We welcome the public to our exhibitions and events.

THE UNIVERSITY GALLERY

The University Gallery

The University Gallery presents curated exhibitions and touring shows that facilitate an awareness of contemporary art, artists, communities and disciplines.  We also support and promote local and emerging artists through our exhibition program and present research exhibitions by our postgraduate candidates at the University of Newcastle.

We value community engagement and welcome the public to engage with our many exhibition openings and public programs throughout the year. See sign up tab to your right for event updates.

Current Exhibitions


Chris Capper

memorials, icons and signs

Exhibition dates: Wednesday 15 June to Saturday 2 July 2016

Please join the artist for the exhibition opening at the University Gallery, to be launched by Damien Minton:
Wednesday 15 June from 5:30pm

Refreshments will be served and all are welcome

memorials, icons and signs presents a survey of Chris Capper’s practice. The paintings selected for this exhibition touch on themes of loss, memory and hope. Like diary entries, they follow a painter’s intimate journey through the highs and lows – from the everyday to the profound. [read more]

Image: Chris Capper, Lyn’s vase. In memory of Lyn Thompson, 1998, oil on canvas, 50 x 60 cm

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Meredith Brice Copland

(in)visible art: conspicuous making in an age of nano textiles

Exhibition dates: Wednesday 15 June to Saturday 2 July 2016

Please join the artist for the exhibition opening at the University Gallery:
Wednesday 15 June from 5:30pm

Refreshments will be served and all welcome

Meredith Brice Copland’s research project explores artistic responses to changes taking place in science and society due to the nanotech (technical) revolution. More specifically, she looks at these radical changes – artistically and philosophically – through the perspective of nanotech textiles. [read more]

Image: NANOSKETCH #1 Vital swerves – atoms, random, unpredictable, intelligent, looking at the quantum physics narrative, plastic mesh, glass beads, synthetic found materials, monofilament, Teflon, acrylic sheet, 28 x 27 x 6.5 cm

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Gallery opening hours

The Gallery is open Wednesday to Friday 10am - 5pm, Saturday 12pm - 4pm, or by appointment. For enquiries please phone +61 2 4921 5255.

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