2013 Calendar of exhibitions at the University Gallery, the University of Newcastle



11 Jun - 19 Jul 2014
Trevor Nickolls Metamorphosis
Blake Prize Touring Exhibition
Each year the Blake provides a platform for artists and poets to explore the nature of the spiritual and religious imagination through a wide range of artistic responses.
Wed to Fri  10am - 5pm
Sat 12 - 4pm
Exhibition Opening
Fri 13 June @ 5.30pm

Artist Talk: Dani Marti, Rev Dr Rod Pattenden and Dr Kath McPhillips
In Conversation
Sat 14 June @ 2pm in the University Gallery

21 May - 7 Jun 2014
Lucila Maddox
Lucila Nalvarte Maddox (PhD)
Instantiating Ideas of Limitless Space: Thinking Through Painting

 A research exhibition exploring the thesis that time passes, yet never ends. Discerning that the universe holds time as an open-ended cosmological container, the canvas, by extension, also holds the vehicular medium of painting as an open-ended transformation.
Wed to Fri  10am - 5pm
Sat 12 - 4pm
Exhibition Opening
Sat 24 May @ 2pm
24 Apr - 17 May 2014
Charlie Sheard Pure Abstraction #2
Charlie Sheard
Pure Abstractions Colour, Drawing, Materiality

An investigation of the interweaving elements of colour, drawing and materiality, within Sheard's Abstract practice. Included will be charcoal drawings not previously exhibited, along with paintings showing complex optical effects and dazzling colour.
Wed to Fri  10am - 5pm
Sat 12 - 4pm
Exhibition Opening
Sat 26 April @ 2pm

Charlie Sheard will be  speaking at Conversations in Art Wed 7 May 12-1pm in the Uni Gallery

Colour Workshop with Charlie Sheard Thur 8 May @ 12.30pm at the Uni Gallery

The Gallery will be closed ANZAC Day, Friday 25 April
26 Mar - 17 Apr 2014
Nicole Chaffey
Shadowline: Contemporary Drawing
A Glasshouse Regional Gallery exhibition curated by Niomi Sands, featuring work by Anne Judell, Nicole Chaffey, Jennifer Keeler-Milne and Franc Hanccok. Each artist explores light and shadow within their works, investigating ideas relating to atmosphere, experience and landscape.
Three women explore disconnection and reconnection to land and spirit through photography and video. Cherie Johnson, Nicole Chaffey and Tara Standing.
Wed to Fri  10am - 5pm
Sat 12 - 4pm
Exhibition Opening
Sat 29 March @ 2pm

Sunprint Workshop Thurs 1 May @ 12.30pm in the Gallery

The Gallery will be closed Good Friday 18 April and Easter Saturday 19 April

8 Mar - 22 Mar 2014
Judy Robinson
Judy Robinson (MPhil): Escape and Capture
Escape and Capture forms the exhibition component of Judy Robinson's Master of Philosophy (Architecture) thesis, Flight of the Tiki - a study of mid-20th century Tiki carvings and tourist souvenirs as collectables.

 5 Mar - 22 Mar 2014
Susan Ryman

Photograph by Roger Hanley

Susan Ryman (PhD): Collecting Identity
Collecting identity investigates how single artworks can hold completely unpredictable and multiple meanings. Susan Ryman, for her PhD research in Natural History Illustration, has made original artworks using the traditional tools of the illustrator, reflecting on the immediate world in all of its contradictory forms.
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1 - 22 Feb 2014
Caelli Jo Brooker Meta Rhizome
Caelli Jo Brooker (PhD):
Lost in Translation - the materialisation of the mark in the digital age

This creative work for examination draws on individual experience in the fields of art and design, and extends an ongoing investigation into the abstract gestural mark.
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Coming up in 2014
George Gittoes

George Gittoes, 2013, from the exhibition "I Witness"

George Gittoes; exhibitions from Ruth Liou, Cherie Johnson and Third Year Design Graduates; along with the popular Friends of the University Collectors Art Fair