Exhibition Applications

2025 call for EXHIBITION PROPOSALS is now OPEN.

Applications close Saturday 17 August 2024.


One of the key goals for the Grace Cossington Smith Gallery is to deliver an exhibition program characterised by quality, diversity and professionalism. Our aim is to enrich both the student and local community through a rich and varied program.

GCS Gallery seeks proposals for solo and group exhibitions from artists, groups and curators. With a focus on contemporary art practices we invite submissions from emerging and established artists and curators. We favour exhibitions that explore ideas and thinking across a range of subjects and themes, enabling connections to learning.

Please read conditions to find out more regarding the hire fee and requirements.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal to exhibit in the GCS Gallery, please read the 2025 proposal conditions below and fill in the application form. Call 02 9473 7878 for more information.

2025 Proposal Documents
2025 Exhibition Proposals – Conditions PDF
2025 Exhibition Proposals – Application Form PDF
Grace Cossington Smith Gallery Floorplan PDF


While all proposals are considered, the program is by selection or, in the case of special events, by invitation.

Your proposal is preferred via email to:

However, it can be delivered to the gallery or sent via post to:

Grace Cossington Smith Gallery Locked bag 1666 Wahroonga NSW 2076

Local artists expression of Interest

Calling all Local artists from Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai

Expressions of Interest are now open for all artists to be part of the the local artist program at the Grace Cossington Smith Gallery.
This is an exciting opportunity for artists to participate in a two-week solo exhibition in one of the gallery exhibition spaces in 2025.

Expression of Interest closes Monday 2 September 2024

In brief:

  • Artists exhibit free of charge in one of the three exhibition rooms at the GCS gallery
  • Artists must be local residents of Hornsby and Ku-ring-gai or have a demonstrable connection to this LGA community.
  • Artists are welcome at all stages of their practice from emerging to established.
  • Artists working in any media are encouraged to apply.
  • If you applied last year please let us know you would like to reapply and we can use your previous information. Please mention any new works or ideas for your exhibition.

If you are interested in being a part of the Local program and having a solo exhibition at the Grace Cossington Smith gallery, please submit your Expression of Interest as soon as possible.


Please click below for more information and application.

Local artist Expressions of Interest
Download the Expression of Interest form (PDF)



Please return the completed form via email to