Callan Park Gallery

The Callan Park Gallery for Self-Taught and Outsider Art is based at Sydney College of the Arts. Its mission is to showcase Self-taught and Outsider work of the highest quality in an ongoing series of exhibitions.

2014 Gallery Program

José dos Santos
Opening on Thursday 13 March, 6 to 8pm
Exhibition on display from Thursday 13 March to Friday 2 May

Indonesian Outsider Art
Opening on Thursday 22 May, 6 to 8pm
Exhibition on display from Wednesday 14 May to Friday 6 June

Anton Maurer
Opening on Wednesday 9 July, 6 to 8pm
Exhibition on display from Wednesday 9 to Wednesday 23 July

September Callan Park Gallery Exhibition
Opening on Tuesday 9 September, 6 to 8pm
Exhibition on display from Tuesday 9 to Friday 26 September

October Callan Park Gallery Exhibition
Opening on Wednesday 15 October, 6 to 8pm
Exhibition on display from Wednesday 15 October to Friday 7 November

Gallery Hours
Monday to Friday, 11am to 5pm

Further Information

Past Exhibitions

2013 Gallery Program

Naïve Art of Australia

Naïve Art of Australia, curated by Nerida Olson, will open on Wednesday 17 April, from 6 to 8pm. The exhibition will be on display from Thursday 18 April to Thursday 2 May.

Michael F Brien

Michael F Brien, curated by Colin Rhodes, will open on Tuesday 7 May, from 6 to 8pm. The exhibition will be on display from Wednesday 8 May to Thursday 6 June.

Works from the Self-Taught and Outsider Art Research Collection (Part 1)

Works from the Self-Taught and Outsider Art Research Collection (Part 1) will open on Wednesday 3 July, from 6 to 8pm. The exhibition will be on display from Monday 17 June to Thursday 25 July.

Anthony Mannix and the Loop Orchestra

Anthony Mannix and the Loop Orchestra will open on Wednesday 7 August, from 6 to 8pm. The opening event will also feature a special performance by the acclaimed Loop Orchestra, now celebrating its 32nd year. The exhibition will be on display from Thursday 8 August to Thursday 5 September.

Works from the Self-Taught and Outsider Art Research Collection (Part 2)

Works from the Self-Taught and Outsider Art Research Collection (Part 2) will open on Wednesday 11 September, from 6 to 8pm.The exhibition will be on display from Thursday 12 September to Thursday 17 October.

Cabinet of Curiosities

Cabinet of Curiosities, curated by Matthys Gerber and Colin Rhodes, will open on Wednesday 23 October, from 6 to 8pm. The exhibition will be on display from Thursday 24 October to Thursday 21 November.

Liz Parkinson

Liz Parkinson, curated by Terrence Relph, will open on Wednesday 27 November, from 6 to 8pm. The exhibition will be on display from Thursday 28 November to Tuesday 17 December.

2012 Gallery Program

Jungle Phillips - Legendary Artist

Jungle Phillips - Legendary Artist

Jungle Phillips - Legendary Artist will open on Tuesday 31 July, from 12 to 1pm. The exhibition will be on display from Tuesday 31 July to Saturday 25 August.

Art Unlimited

Art Unlimited

An exhibition of works from Art Unlimited in Geelong, Victoria, curated by Colin Rhodes at Callan Park Gallery.

Ody Saban

Ody Saban

An exhibition of works by Ody Saban, curated by Colin Rhodes at Callan Park Gallery.

Artists of Creative Growth

Artists of Creative Growth

An exhibition curated by Tom di Maria, Director of Creative Growth Art Center, and Colin Rhodes, Director of STOARC

Opening Reception, Thursday 4 August, 6-8pm
Exhibition on display 4 August – 23 September, 2011

Black and White by Scottie Wilson

Black and White by Scottie Wilson

An Exhibition of works by Scottie Wilson curated by Colin Rhodes.

John Demos

John Demos

An exhibition curated by Nerida Olson and Kristina Tito, will open at the Callan Park Gallery on Wednesday 13 April, 6 to 8pm.

Studio ARTISTS Untitled

Studio ARTISTS Untitled

Studio ARTISTS Untitled will open at the Callan Park Gallery on Wednesday 9 March, 6 to 8pm. The exhibition will feature work from the stars of Studio ARTES, stepping out for the first time under their new guise, Studio ARTISTS.

2011 Exhibition Program

Demos Thumbnail

The 2011 Callan Park Gallery program marks the third year of the gallery presenting a dynamic series of exhibitions showcasing Self-Taught and Outsider art.

WART......me smalls...too...

WART......me smalls...too...

Kevin Meagher

Kevin Meagher

The first solo exhibition by Sydney based artist Kevin Meagher will open at the Callan Park Gallery on Thursday 27 May, 6 to 8pm.

Thirteen Australian Outsider Artists - Curated by Philip Hammial

Tony Convey

The Australian Collection of Outsider Art in conjunction with the Self-Taught and Outsider Art Research Collection (STOARC) presents Thirteen Australian Outsider Artists, on display in the Callan Park Gallery to Wednesday 19 May 2010.

APA People

APA People

An exhibition of figurative artworks by artists of Arts Project Australia, Melbourne, will be on display at the Callan Park Gallery until Wednesday 31 March 2010.

2010 Exhibition Program

Tony Convey Image

A dynamic series of exhibitions showcasing Self-taught and Outsider work.


2009 Gallery Program

Anthony Mannix

Anthony Mannix

An exhibition of work by Australia’s most celebrated Outsider artist, will open at the Callan Park Gallery on Thursday 3 December, 6 to 8pm. The opening will feature a rare collaborative performance by Anthony Mannix, with a live reading of recent writings called ‘The Being of Art’, accompanied by a tape loop soundscape by The Loop Orchestra.

Snakes

SNAKES

A collection of snake sculptures by Portuguese artist, José dos Santos (1904-96) and snake artworks by Australian Self-Taught and Outsider artists, will open at the Callan Park Gallery on Thursday 5 November, 6 to 8pm.

Susan Te Kahurangi King

Susan King

The first exhibition of work by the New Zealand self-taught artist, Susan Te Kahurangi King, will be on display at the Callan Park Gallery during October. There will be a special viewing of the show on Monday 2 November, 11am to 4pm.

Fresh Creation

Gerard Sendrey

A collection of recent work by Gérard Sendrey will be on display in the Callan Park Gallery until Saturday 3 October.

Michael F Brien – Dream Reality

Michael F Brien – Dream Reality

Michael F Brien (aka "The Count") is a self taught artist who paints out his dreams and his poetical imaginings. From Friday 17 September at Callan Park Gallery.

Work from the Peter Fay Collection

Val Sutherland

An exhibition showcasing Outsider art collected by Peter Fay over the last twenty years will be on display in the Callan Park Gallery until Saturday 29 August.

Graeme Doyle

Graeme Doyle

The first Sydney solo exhibition by Melbourne’s most celebrated Outsider artist. Exhibition on display from Monday 19 July to Thursday 5 August 2010.

‘I am weaving you a shroud’: Rosemarie Kocz├┐'s Holocaust Memorial

Rosemarie Koczy

An exhibition of drawings and documentation by Rosemarie Kocz├┐ (1939-2007), will open at the Callan Park Gallery on Wednesday 1 July, 6 to 8pm.

Hans Hartman and Paulus de Groot

Paulus de Groot

An exhibition by Hans Hartman and Paulus de Groot will open at the Callan Park Gallery on Thursday 11 June, 6 to 8pm.

Matthew and Me - The Art of Lynda Strong

Lynda Strong

An exhibition by Lynda Strong from Studio ARTES Northside, Sydney, will open at the Callan Park Gallery on Thursday 11 June, 6 to 8pm.

2009 Exhibition Program

Callan Park Gallery

A dynamic series of exhibitions showcasing Self-taught and Outsider work.

The Enigma of Albert Louden

Albert Louden

A collection of work by British Outsider artist Albert Louden, will open at the Callan Park Gallery on Thursday 30 April, 6 to 8pm.

José dos Santos (1904-1996)

Callan Park Gallery

The inaugural opening of the Callan Park Gallery, José dos Santos, will be held at Sydney College of the Arts on Thursday 26 March, 6 to 8pm.