Welcome to Wester, a curated place.

Wester is a new independently ran gallery space in Mulubinba / Newcastle West for emerging and established contemporary creative visual artists.

Founded in 2022 by Newcastle artist Justin Lees and located in Newcastle West — one of Newcastle up and coming areas of the CBD — we oversee a dynamic schedule of regular exhibition openings, events and private functions. Wester provides a professional gallery space for recognised and emerging local, national or international multidisciplinary visual artists. Comprising of regular art exhibitions Wester has become a vital contributor to the rich cultural life of Newcastle and the Hunter.

The gallery comprises of one large gallery space, a Stockroom, and upstairs creative studios housing some of Newcaslte's leading creatives.

Wester hosts new exhibition openings, currently the first Friday of every month, with exhibtions running for weeks, by exciting emerging, mid-career and professional artists making Wester Gallery worth the visit.

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Would you like to exhibit at Wester?
Applications for 2024 are now open.

The gallery welcomes applications from established and emerging artists and curators.

Applications assessed upon receipt by our curatorial team, so don’t delay your submission.

The gallery is currently accepting proposals for February – June 2024.

Download our exhibtion application here
Please email application to; info@wester.gallery