Transplantation: A Sense of Place and Culture

This exhibition of contemporary narrative jewellery explores the sense of place and cultural identity through the theme of Transplantation. Artists based in the UK and Australia have explored their own sense of place and individual cultural identity as a consequence of their personal and family experiences of transplantation.

On Show 22 June – 10 July; Mon – Fri 10am-4.45pm; Sat 12-4pm


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SHINE 2015

20 July – 7 August 2015

Works by the best 2014 graduates from across Central’s Creative Industries – Visual Arts and Jewellery, Photography, Fashion, a variety of Design disciplines including Industrial Design, Graphics, Interiors plus Screen.

Caitlin Walker - Trapped

Caitlin Walker – Trapped

weekdays 10-4.45pm, sat 12-4


Perth Artist Trevor Richards has applied his striking designs to the windows of five old shopfronts on Beaufort Street between Aberdeen and Newcastle, adjacent to Central Institute.
The Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority and Gallery Central have commissioned Richards to create a strip of geometric designs linking the spaces and enlivening the disused shops. Richards completed the first shop window in early 2013 with a design derived from a floor tile pattern discovered at the New Norcia Hotel, formerly a Benedictine Hostel.  All the designs are inspired by mosaic tile patterns from churches and other buildings around the world.