Exhibit, apply, intern

Call for exhibition proposals

The call for 2020 exhibition proposals has now closed.

Applicants will be notified in October regarding the outcome of their proposals.

Call for Moreland Summer Show - applications now open

Applications Due:  Friday 6 September, 5 pm

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick is pleased to announce the 3rd Noel Counihan Commemorative Art Award as part of the annual Moreland Summer Show.

To be awarded annually, the Noel Counihan Commemorative Art Award will recognise an outstanding contemporary artwork by an artist who engages with social, political, cultural or environmental subjects.

This year’s theme is Language and Liberty.

Professional Development package

The 2019 prize is a tailored Professional Development package to the value of $3000.

The professional development package is designed by the winning artist to best support their creative practice and supported by the Counihan Gallery and Moreland City Council. It can include attendance to workshops, events, mentorships or anything demonstrably relevant to your creative professional development.

Works can be of any medium but must fit within 150 cm along any axis of the work.

There is no fee to enter or exhibit.

Please note: Works must have been produced within the year of entry.

We are also delighted to announce a People’s Choice Award of $1000 generously sponsored by the Sydney Road Brunswick Association (SRBA).

This year we also introduce the Peers' Choice Award to the value of $250 sponsored by local independent bookstore Brunswick Bound.

Application pack

Download an application pack, which includes a Moreland Summer Show proposal form to be completed. The pack also includes eligibility criteria, application process information and key dates. 

Submitting your application pack

Post or deliver hardcopy Moreland Summer Show application packs to: Curator, Moreland Summer Show 2019 Proposals, Counihan Gallery In Brunswick, Brunswick Town Hall, 233 Sydney Road, Brunswick VIC 3056.

Alternatively, softcopy exhibition packs may be emailed to Counihan Gallery In Brunswick with the subject line 'Your Name, 2019 Moreland Summer Show Proposals'

Internship Opportunity

Seeking expressions of interest

The Counihan Gallery In Brunswick is offering an internship opportunity to satisfy course requirements for one person currently enrolled in a graduate or post graduate degree in Curatorship, Arts Management, Museum Studies or equivalent, with a demonstrated commitment to the visual arts sector. Applicants must be interested in working together with gallery staff on an agreed project while also learning the day to day operations of the gallery.

The successful applicant will be offered an internship with a minimum duration of 10 days and a maximum of 20 days. Frequency of daily/hourly contact times are negotiable upon appointment, however the internship must be undertaken between late August and November 2019 (dates to be negotiated).

Please email a cover letter outlining your own objectives within the sector or industry and particular areas of interest in which you hope to gain experience, and attach your curriculum vitae with any relevant experience or educational background.

Applicants will be required to attend an interview by invitation following a short listing of applications.