THE UNIVERSITY GALLERY

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EXHIBITIONS IN 2017
DATESEXHIBITION
6 - 16 December
Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) 
Presenting the final examination works of students graduating from the Bachelor of Fine Art (Honours) program in 2017. Featuring the work of Nick Barlow, Shannon Cadman, Alysha Fewster, Chloe Hey, Rosemary Reynolds and Deborah White.
22 Nov - 2 December
 
The Museum of Us
The 2017 graduates of Visual Communication Design present The Museum of Us - a collection of work that doesn’t just represent the individual, but the group as a collective.
1  - 18 November

Michelle Catanzaro: IN/SITE
A photographic exploration of underground and irregular spaces, capturing experiences of transient venues that sit outside formal urban frameworks.

1  - 18 November

Sally Bourke & Nicole Chaffey: Yarn
A visual conversation between two established practices investigating the limits of the painted surface interlaced with questions of personal identity, connectivity, history and human nature.
11 - 28 October
 
Virtual Wright: Exploring the Hollyhock House
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Aline Barnsdall (“Hollyhock”) House in Los Angeles is one of the architect’s largest and most enigmatic works. Using new computer models of the house, this exhibition undertakes a design-based exploration of its invisible or forgotten properties.

11 - 28 October

The Essence of Shelter
Five students studying Architecture explore techniques for primitive housing construction using materials readily available in the Australian bush. The exhibition surveys the results of a challenging design brief: to construct a shelter that would last a year and support a group of five people.

20 September - 7 October

Rae Richards: Overtime
An exhibition celebrating the work of Newcastle-based artist Rae Richards. Richards was a member of the celebrated Low Show group of painters that brought modernism to the Newcastle in the early 1960s.

20 September - 7 October

Paul Munro: Afterwork
Now in his second decade of painting, Paul Munro’s work moves between the observation of the landscape around him and the minutiae of fragments that are part of nature or that have fallen out of a constructed idyll. 
9 August - 2 September
 

Brett McMahon and David Banney: Baroque and Beyond
The University Gallery collaborates with the Newcastle Music Festival to present new work by artist Brett McMahon and composer David Banney. Public programs will be held in association with the Newcastle Music Festival (9 - 20 August). Follow our website and Facebook page for further details..

19 July - 5 August
Penny Dunstan: Shadowlands II
This PhD exhibition responds to open cut coal mining and its transformation of local agricultural land.
19 April - 15 JulyDjuwakan#2 Marika Widget Balnhdhurr - A Lasting Impression
Celebrating twenty years of print production at the Yirrkala Print Space in the Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre, located in the remote Aboriginal community of Yirrkala in Northeast Arnhem Land, NT.
22 March - 8 April 

The Art of Collecting
A survey of works produced in the Newcastle region over a period of almost twenty years, drawn from the personal holdings of a Newcastle-based collector.

15 February - 18 March
Paul Maher Image

CONSALVO | LANKAS | MAHER
An exhibition that profiles the work of three Newcastle-based artists represented by Gallery 139: Dino Consalvo, Peter Lankas and Paul Maher.


OPENING HOURS
Wed - Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat 12 - 4pm
or by appointment

PREVIOUS EXHIBITIONS
See the University Gallery Archive website for all past exhibitions from 2010 to 2017. View exhibition images and download catalogues.