Outer Space: Exhibition Call Out


Deadline: November 30, 2023

From February to November 2024, Outer Space will present new exhibitions at our main gallery in the Judith Wright Arts Centre, selected from the callout, in addition to projects by invitation.

This opportunity is open to emerging, early and mid-career Australian-based artists. First Nations people, people of colour, culturally and linguistically diverse, queer, gender-diverse and regional artists are strongly encouraged to apply.

Unfortunately, undergraduate students are not eligible to apply for this program.

Successful applicants will receive:

  • $2000 artist fee for solo exhibitions and $1000 per artist for group exhibitions

  • $1000 production fee for solo exhibitions and $500 production fee per artist for group exhibitions

  • $1000 curator fee (for solo or group exhibitions, where applicable)

  • Opening event

  • Public program event

  • Consultation and feedback on work in development with the Outer Space team

  • Installation assistance

  • Accompanying critical text by a writer

  • Digital promotion via Outer Space’s website, email list, and social media platforms

  • Professional documentation

To apply, please provide the following. An application template is available here:

  • An exhibition proposal, clearly outlining what the exhibition will look like and how it will be installed in the gallery (up to 500 words)

  • Artist statement (up to 250 words)

  • CV

  • Link to website (if you have one)

  • Up to 10 clearly labelled images of previous and/or indicative work

  • Indicate your preferred month and the time required to produce your work. Please note, if you are selected for an exhibition, we are unable to guarantee your preferred month.

  • Please note, successful applicants must provide a valid ABN number. This can be acquired once notified of the outcome, for no cost