Info for Exhibiting Creatives

Growing Pains Initiative welcomes applications from emerging artists, creatives and curators under 30 years of age to apply for solo, group or pre-determined themed exhibitions.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions and to visit the space before submitting an application. We encourage you to get in contact with us if you have any questions and before you submit an application.


exhibition Fees

1 to 4 people $300
5+ people $350
Growing Pains curated exhibitions $60 per artist


What is included in the exhibition fee

  • 3 week exhibition and one week for installation (total 4 weeks)
  • 45 metres of wall space (not required to fill the entire space)
  • Marketing of your exhibition on our website, social media and mailing list
  • Assistance with installation of exhibition
  • Provision of equipment required for installation, including plinths, screens and projectors
  • No commission on artwork sales
  • Facilitating the connection between artist and buyer
  • Facilitation of an opening, usually held first Saturday of exhibition 1pm-3pm (out of hours openings can be negotiated for an additional fee)
  • Minding of the gallery space during opening hours
  • 100 flyers per exhibition (more flyers can be requested for an additional fee)


Artist responsibilities

  • Transport of work to the gallery
  • Payment for exhibition to be made by specified date, including a 50% deposit upon acceptance
  • Completion of all paper work by specified date
  • A list of all artworks in the exhibition
  • Collection of artwork by the specified date
  • Provision of correct information
  • Finalising artwork purchases with buyers


Include in your application

Please email the below information to

  • Contact information
  • Date of birth (will not be made public)
  • Solo or group exhibition
  • Preferred month of exhibition
  • Exhibition title
  • Artist bio/s written in third person
  • Artist statement/s written in third person
  • Outline of the themes/concepts/intentions of your exhibition
  • Special equipment required ie screens, plinths etc
  • Up to 10 images/videos of work you intend to show, or work that is indicative of what you intend to show. Images: 150-ppi jpeg. These images are for application purposes only. Upon acceptance of your application you will be asked to submit additional images for marketing purposes. Video work: YouTube link
  • Details of all images and/or videos including artist, artwork title, medium, and if the work is intended for the exhibition or indicative
  • Links to social media accounts and/or website if applicable