Skin - the one you're in

Skin the one you are in

Gallery 1855's schools exhibition for 2023 - get your entries in!

Exhibition details

Schools located in Adelaide’s north-eastern metropolitan region are invited to contribute artwork that reflects the broad thematic statement: Skin – the one you're in. 

Students in years 7 to 12 can explore and express anti-racism ideas, body-image or gender identity.

They may also explore societal and cultural norms, and how these impact on the way they see themselves or others – or how others see them.

They may want to celebrate difference, cultural diversity and express self-empowerment and much more. 

Artworks can be photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, print-making, collage and more.

Key dates

  • Expression of interest deadline: Monday 1 May 2023 at 5pm
  • Notification date: Friday 5 May 2023
  • Artwork delivery: Tuesday 19 September 2023
  • Exhibition starts: Thursday 28 September 2023
    - Opening celebration: 5pm to 7pm on Thursday 28 September 2023
  • Exhibition ends: Saturday 28 October 2023


Please read the Expression of interest guidelines(PDF, 583KB) before applying.

Apply here

Image credit: Asmaa Adam, Year 9 student from Pinnacle College: Love & Obsession, sculpture and various media. Asmaa’s artwork was included in Future You, Gallery 1855’s 2022 schools exhibition.