|EXHIBITIONS IN 2018|
|21 MARCH - 14 APRIL|
Peter Tilley's PhD research considers the relationship between the figure and the shadow in contemporary art. The Passage of Time and Shadow will showcase sculptures and wall works that explore the conceptual and aesthetic dimensions of the shadow.
|18 APRIL - 26 MAY|
From the Studio presents 10 large-scale canvasboard paintings drawn from Imants Tillers' personal collection. The works span four decades of Tillers career, from the 1980s to the present, and they chronicle a shift in his practice towards increasing layers of imagery and text.
|30 MAY - 14 JULY||MEMORANDA|
A group exhibition that brings together friends, students and colleagues who have connected through their art practice while studying, teaching or exhibiting at the University of Newcastle over the past decade. Memoranda features works that were directly inspired by the theories and influences of an art school and its people.
|PREVIOUSLY IN 2018|
|31 JANUARY - 18 FEBRUARY|
Mojgan Habibi’s PhD research is concerned with use of text by politically motivated Iranian visual artists. The works in Habibi’s exhibition Behind the Words use metaphor, allegory, poetry and references to Persian mythology and history as vehicles to discuss contemporary Iranian politics.
|21 FEBRUARY - 18 MARCH|
RE-STITCHING CULTURE showcases examples of doll-making from Indigenous groups in Canada, Australia and South Africa. Doll-making is used by these communities to transfer cultural knowledge, build capacity, and the reclaim notions of Indigenous identity, on both a local and a collective level.
Supported by the NSW Government through Create NSW and a joint project between the Tamworth Regional Gallery, the Gomeroi Gaaynggal Arts Health Program, and The University Gallery, University of Newcastle.