Exhibition Call Out
Sturt Gallery & Studio’s exhibition call out is now open – deadline 1st September 2023
Australia’s pioneering design centre, Sturt Gallery & Studios invites craftspeople, designers, and makers across a variety of mediums to propose new exhibitions for the dynamic new 2024/2025 exhibitions program. Innovative Australian ceramics, textiles, glass, jewellery and furniture are all of particular interest.
Sturt collaborates with talented artists to curate an extraordinary exhibition program celebrating contemporary craft true to our original founder’s principles of outstanding making inspired by nature. Artists whose work is featured in the Sturt artistic program place their work in view of collecting institutions, business and industry, individual collectors and appreciative audiences. Sturt fosters innovation and excellence, supporting artists in their practice. Exhibitions selected for the Sturt artistic program will be supported by install and curatorial support, dynamic marketing collateral and promotion throughout our networks, a busy weekend opening with staff support, strongly attended artists talks, visitor services and more.
Exhibitions run for 6-7 weeks and cost $1,400. Sturt Gallery takes 33.3% commission on artwork sold at the exhibition and all work must be for sale. Please complete the form below to submit an application.
- Current CV (if a group show, please include each artist’s CV)
- Exhibition Proposal (max 500 words)
- Supporting Media (max 10 images)
If you have any questions about your application, please contact: email@example.com
STURT GALLERY EXHIBITION PROPOSAL FORM
About the exhibition program
Sturt’s annual artistic program showcases and supports recent graduates and early career artists all the way through to iconic practitioners. Every proposal is assessed by Sturt’s experienced assessment panel. This approach helps promote excellence, represent diversity and remain at the cutting edge in contemporary craft and design. Selection is highly competitive every year.
About Sturt Gallery & Studios
Since 1941, Sturt has celebrated and nurtured Australia’s studio crafts movement supporting outstanding craftspeople, designers and appreciators of contemporary craft excellence. We are proudly Australia’s oldest design centre and school for contemporary craft home to the renowned Sturt School for Wood and pioneering Sturt Pottery. Sturt is cherished as Australia’s home of craft and design set amidst historic gardens, with gallery, award-winning gift shop supporting 300 Australian makers, and garden café.
Proposals are due by 11.59 pm (AEST) 1st September 2023.
For further details on how to exhibit at Sturt Gallery, please follow the link below.