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Exhibition Proposals
Start preparing your submission for the next round that will open in November 2022


Are you interested in exhibiting with Lismore Regional Gallery?

The first floor will showcase curated exhibitions, touring exhibitions and a dedicated gallery for the permanent collection. We will balance our program in these spaces across the year so that it reflects the diverse interests and voices of people from our region and beyond.

The prominently located downstairs gallery will prioritise local early career artists in a program of about eight exhibitions per year. The gallery is approx 9.8m x 3.5m x 3.4m (h) (download floor plan here) and has gallery lighting and hanging tracks. Artists will receive a fee of $250 per show, and be expected to help with installation/de-installation. With a large floor to ceiling window, the gallery space will be highly visible to people passing by and those engaging in activities in the Lismore Quadrangle.

Exhibition proposals can be submitted anytime throughout the year and selected by a panel. A selection panel will assess all proposals following our deadline (5 November 2021).  Exhibitions assessed in the November 2021 round will be programmed in 2023, primarily in the downstairs Jenny Dowell Gallery.

Submitting your proposal

If you would like your artwork to be considered for exhibition at Lismore Regional Gallery, you can submit a proposal including:

• Images (10 maximum)
• CV/ BIO (including contact details)
• links to website (if available)
• an exhibition statement (approx. one page)

Your exhibition statement must include an artist’s statement/conceptual premise and a description of the show. You can also include ideas you have for public programming (workshop/artist talk/performance etc) and any preference for dates.

Download a proposal form here

Email your proposal to art.gallery@lismore.nsw.gov.au.

There are other ways to be involved with the gallery through Public Programs, Friends of the Gallery and Volunteering.

Thank you for your interest in working with Lismore Regional Gallery.