The University of Newcastle, Australia


Any current UON student is eligible to exhibit or curate a show at Watt Space. All students including postgraduate candidates can exhibit up to six months after graduation.

Watt Space exhibitions are diverse in scope and presentation, whether they are solo or group shows, curated or themed. Work in all media is accepted, including visual arts, new media, performance, sound, spoken and written word. Students at all stages of their degrees and from any Discipline, School or Faculty are encouraged to apply.

Proposals are accepted year-round for exhibitions, keep an eye out for call outs around campus: on screens, posters and our Facebook page.

Proposal submissions for 2020 are now open. Download our proposal form for how to apply.

To view each of the exhibition spaces, see the Watt Space Gallery floor plan.

For more information, contact the University Art Curator Gillean Shaw: or the University Gallery on +61 2 4921 5255

Above image: Kylie Moore, installation of Foundations, 2018