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Sidespace Gallery

The Sidespace Gallery is a professional exhibition space that is accessible and affordable for solo artists and small group exhibitions. This gallery is part of Salamanca Art Centre’s subsidised Access Galleries program and is offered to Salamanca Arts Centre Associate Members on the acceptance of an exhibition proposal.

A quirky gallery with perfect proportions, the Sidespace Gallery is the gallery of favour for artists wishing to exhibit contemporary work in the public domain. Selected applicants are offered reasonable rates for this outstanding exhibition space. Facilities include contemporary track lighting, demountable hanging panels, lift access and a heritage servery table.

Applying for the Sidespace Gallery

SAC Assesses applications for the Sidespace Gallery twice annually, with the due dates for submissions as 30 April and 30 September each year (excluding special rounds).

Salamanca Arts Centre (SAC) is currently seeking applications for inclusion in the Sidespace Gallery 2019 calendar.
Please note: the Sidespace Gallery calendar for 2018 is full.

For more information on the hire of the Sidespace Gallery, including Venue Hire Rates and the Conditions of Hire,please DOWNLOAD the Sidespace Gallery Conditions of Hire, prior to submitting your application. 

DEADLINE for SUBMISSIONS: midnight Monday 30 April 2018 

Please note: All Applications for the Sidespace Gallery must be completed online. Paper submissions will not be accepted. For more details please contact the Venues Manager via email at venues@salarts.org.au

Conditions of Hire

For more information on the hire of the Sidespace Gallery, including Venue Hire Rates and the Conditions of Hire, please DOWNLOAD the Sidespace Gallery Conditions of Hire.

Venue Hire Rates


Salamanca Arts Centre Associate Members:
$65 per day / $280 per week


CLICK HERE to view the available dates in the Sidespace Gallery Calendar.

Please note: The Sidespace Gallery Calendar for 2018 is full.
SAC is not seeking any further applications for dates within this period. 

For any other queries in relation to the Sidespace Gallery, please contact the Venues Coordinator via email.

Image Credits:
Osmosis (2010). Photograph by Fiona Fraser.
Sidespace Gallery.  Photograph by Fiona Fraser.
AUSLANDER (2014) by Nina Keri. Photography by Fiona Fraser.
When the Crucifix becomes the Sword (2014) by Julie Winlow. Photography by Fiona Fraser.
Burnt Rubber… (2014) by Donna Ritchie. Photography by Fiona Fraser.
Sidespace Gallery.  Photograph by Fiona Fraser.

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February 2018


7 February - 20 February

A unique visual perspective on the fascinating and scientifically important specimens in the CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection. In 2016, SAC Resident Artist Phillip England undertook an artist in residence placement at the Hobart CSIRO Marine Laboratories to photograph, using the antique collodion tintype process, specimens from the Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC). Collodion tintype photography imbues subjects with a mysteriousness that parallels the cryptic, rarely seen nature of the marine organisms inhabiting Australia’s waters. The technique was practiced in…

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23 February - 6 March

Papyro is a collective of five artists based in Hobart, brought together by serendipity but now fused together by their shared learning experience and love of paper. Papyro comes from a Latin word meaning in or on paper. Featuring works by: Miranda Rogers Eun Ju Cho Audrey Durbridge Sara Pane This collective of artists are primarily printmakers and drawers, but are also sculptors, writers, historians, scientists and environmentalists. The themes they work under can differ widely but their love of experimenting…

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March 2018

Remote Lands

8 March - 13 March

Drawings by Raymond Dean, from his recent journeys through the world´s harsh and remote regions. This exhibition of selected drawings by Raymond Dean are of journeys through some of the world´s harsh and remote environments and landscapes on the margins of human habitation, and were done between 2006 and 2016 while traveling alone through remote parts of Asia, Europe, Morocco and South America. These include the regions of high mountains and deserts of Central Asia, Tibet, and Morocco, far northern latitudes…

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Carbon Landscapes

16 March - 26 March

Carbon drawings of emotive Tasmanian landscapes This collection of landscape drawings is Martin Rek’s first solo exhibition and his introduction to Hobart as an emerging Tasmanian artist. “For me, drawing is the purest form of expression where focus can be given to subtleties of light, texture and tone without distraction of colour” – Martin Rek Originally from the Czech Republic, Martin now calls Tasmania home and has found inspiration amongst the rugged and evocative Tasmanian wilderness. Martin often thinks of…

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The Kingdom Retrospective

28 March - 10 April

This solo exhibition by Phyllis Fiotakis presents a collection of linocut prints spanning the last twenty years, selected from the body of work created in response to time spent in Saudi Arabia. These prints explore the connection between identity, culture and place, with each piece describing the artists relationship to these ideas as it has evolved from early experiences defined by the foreign and unfamiliar, to developing a personal connection with a previously strange place. The earliest of these prints…

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April 2018

Song in a Strange Land

13 April - 17 April

This exhibition comprises a suite of oil paintings by Ron Wilson that explore the music and migration experience of the Arauco Libre band, celebrating their thirtieth anniversary in Hobart. When a group of political exiles from Chile arrived in Hobart thirty years ago last November, a band called Arauco Libre was formed. They played the haunting music of their homeland, music of the Andes, with its distinctive instruments including the pan flute, charango and bombo. Salamanca Market became their theatre and…

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May 2018

Further Notes of Discord

9 May - 20 May

Commentaries on a fractious civilisation by Hugh Kerr. “I have always been preoccupied with themes of development, contemporary society, politics and the environment, both professionally, as a citizen and as a consumer of news. My move from the UK to Tasmania 7 years ago coincided this latest period of societal and political upheaval and I, like many others, have developed an unease with many of today’s big societal trends. These themes have gradually crept into my art work, first as…

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