Photographic Update of Current Shows

The Mad Scientist’s Study- Emma Collins
You Have been cordially invited to a viewing of the work study of the internationally renowned ‘Shrinkologist’- but beware, if you upset this scientist you may find yourself permanently added to her collection!! 

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Mixed Media- Natalie Engdahl 
In her final year of Bachelor of Fine Art, Natalie is an artist comfortable working in across a variety of mediums. This exhibition showcases an eclectic collection of works, including fibre based sculpture, quirky still life painting and printed media.

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Street Stories- Tim Buchanan 

Street Stories is an exhibition that explores the relationship of the photographer and subject through the analysis of the reaction to the lens. 

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Ulterior Connections- Curated by Michaela Swan
Explorations of connections to the body, people, places or technology. A group wearables exhibition showcasing students work from the University of Newcastle and Hong Kong Baptist University. 

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Ceramics Showcase 2013- Co-ordinated by Nadia Aurisch and Maddyson Hatton
This Exhibition is a showcase of sculptural, conceptual and figurative works from the ceramics classes of the University of Newcastle Semester 2, 2013. 

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Exhibitions 26 March- 13 April 2014

Up-and-coming Exhibitions at Watt Space 
Opening this Thursday 27th March at 6:30pm 

The Mad Scientist’s Study- Emma Collins
You Have been cordially invited to a viewing of the work study of the internationally renowned ‘Shrinkologist’- but beware, if you upset this scientist you may find yourself permanently added to her collection!! 

Mixed Media- Natalie Engdahl 
In her final year of Bachelor of Fine Art, Natalie is an artist comfortable working in across a variety of mediums. This exhibition showcases an eclectic collection of works, including fibre based sculpture, quirky still life painting and printed media.

Street Stories- Tim Buchanan 
Street Stories is an exhibition that explores the relationship of the photographer and subject through the analysis of the reaction to the lens. 

Ulterior Connections- Curated by Michaela Swan
Explorations of connections to the body, people, places or technology. A group wearables exhibition showcasing students work from the University of Newcastle and Hong Kong Baptist University. 

Ceramics Showcase 2013- Co-ordinated by Nadia Aurisch and Maddyson Hatton
This Exhibition is a showcase of sculptural, conceptual and figurative works from the ceramics classes of the University of Newcastle Semester 2, 2013. 

Fantastic variety of media displayed, open from Wed 26 March to Sun 13 April 2014.

ART CITY OPEN SHOW CELEBRATING WATT SPACE’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY

The 2014 Uon Services Ltd.

ART CITY

OPEN SHOW CELEBRATING WATT SPACE’S 25TH ANNIVERSARY

Newcastle is Art City! Watt Space Student Gallery celebrates it’s 25th anniversary in Art City in 2014! If you have had anything to with Watt Space, Staff or Student, over the years, YOU are invited to enter our 2014 open show. It’s only $5 entry, A4 works or 3D equivalent accepted, created in the past year. Lets fill the walls corner to corner. We’ll be having a snazzy party for the opening, Thursday 8th of May at 6:30pm!! 
Entry forms (see below) due 24th April 2014, Don’t miss out!Image

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Current Exhibitions 5 – 23 March, 2014

Snapshots from current exhibitions at Watt Space, come in and check out a fantastic range of artists and mediums on display until Sunday 23rd of March.   

England
by Flynn Dornan and Leah Poi

An exhibition exploring many parts of the world including our own backyard- Newcastle, a combination of photography and painting, to be enjoyed by all (even the youngest and cutest members of our community).

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A Journey into the Dark
by Thomas Hadland

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Paralysed: Expressions from the chair
by Dom Freestone

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A Dinnae ken

by Andrew Styan

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Process of Abstraction

by Sascha Bravery.

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Fundraising Auction

Hi Everyone,
This is a message relayed from UoN Services, asking for your help to enable a prospect student from a disadvantaged background to study at the University of Newcastle.
 
On March 18th UoN Services and the UoN Foundation will launch the annual Godfrey Tanner Great Debate at the Godfrey Tanner Bar starting at 6pm. The Debate will see students take on academics on the topic whether studies should make students life-ready or job-ready. The debate is organised with the intention to raise funds for the Godfrey Tanner Memorial Scholarship that makes university education possible for financially disadvantaged students.
 
During the night on March 18th we are hoping to run an auction and are looking for pieces to auction off from which the proceeds will be donated to the scholarship. I have asked Penny whether she may know of any students that would be interested in donating a work to the auction in support of this great scholarship. In discussion with you we can set a starting price that would cover your cost so that we can ensure that you are not out of pocket and will be paid a base and if you are happy to be involved all additional bidding can be donated to the scholarship. We can promote you as an artist on the night if you have a little blurb on yourself and a link where people can find out more about you and we can discuss other ways of how you think we can help you otherwise.
 
Emeritus Professor Tanner (or just Godfrey as he was affectionately known) was a distinguished Classics scholar who had devoted the greater part of his life to the University of Newcastle and its students. Godfrey’s wonderful sense of humour, willingness to mix and socialise with students, absolute commitment to education and unique approach to life, all helped earn him the title of ‘living treasure’. Although he passed away in 2002, his life’s commitment to education continues to live through the scholarship fund and the difference it is making to the lives of students.
 
Apologies for the short notice. It would be great to see you involved! 
For further information please contact 
Djoeke van Loon- Student Support Coordinator 

P: +61 2 4921 7131

Exhibition Photos 12 Feb – 2 March, 2014

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The first round of exhibitions for 2014 finishing Sunday 2/3/14 (tomorrow) include the following:

Going Baroque - group painting exhibition.

Works in the exhibition will combine contemporary and traditional techniques, as well as methodologies, cultures and influences and transcribe the Baroque within contemporary visual culture.

Journey (life odyssey) - Kathleen Glover.

Glover’s work examines the variety of journeys we make through life, some mundane and others more exotic, but from every passage we have the opportunity to gather knowledge and experiences which enrich and hopefully, enlighten our lives.

Surroundings - Kathryn Camm and Melanie Smith.

This joint exhibition explores ideas of the artist’s surroundings through two different perspectives and approaches. The two perspectives come together in a shared space to present to the audience an interesting view of Newcastle.

Simulacra - Breony Delforce.

We seek to wrestle a sense of peace from the seemingly chaotic world around us. The reflection and dissection of our personal reality leads to an understanding of the universal truths which surround us.

Coal River - Dylan Smyth.

Coal River is a visual journey following coal exportation through the Hunter Valley and city of Newcastle, with a particular emphasis on the scale and mechanics of this industry.

Just incase you haven’t been in to see the shows here are some photos from the opening night.

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Going Baroque, Group Painting Exhibition- The Loading Dock.Image

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Journey (life odyssey) - Kathleen Glover showing in the Long Room. Image

Coal River - Dylan Smyth showing in the Hoist.

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Surroundings - Kathryn Camm and Melanie Smith showing in the Pit.

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Simulacra - Breony Delforce- the Locker Room.

Next Exhibition Opening is Thursday 6 March at 6.30pm

Including the following exhibitions:
England
by Flynn Dornan and Leah Poi

A Journey into the Dark
by Thomas Hadland

Paralysed: Expressions from the chair
by Dom Freestone

A Dinnae ken
by Andrew Styan
Process of Abstraction

by Sascha Bravery.

Exhibitions run 5 – 23 March, 2014.