Applications now open for Chrissie Cotter Gallery and ArtSeat in 2021

Monday 7 September 2020

Inner West Council is inviting local artists to submit ideas for the exhibition of artworks at the Newtown ArtSeat and Chrissie Cotter Gallery in 2021.

Council’s award-winning ArtSeat is a permanent structure located in Newtown Square which provides local, emerging and established artists a space where experimental and non-commercial art can be showcased.

Incorporating public seating and lighting, the Art Seat is also a landmark meeting point in Newtown.

The Newtown ArtSeat is an initiative of Inner West Council, with support from Arts NSW and City of Sydney.

Council’s Chrissie Cotter Gallery is a free gallery space available to emerging and established Inner West artists.

Applications for the 2021 ArtSeat and Chrissie Cotter Gallery program close Thursday 8 October 2020, 5pm.

Go to Council’s website and click on Out and About, then Artist Opportunities:

For further information, contact Council’s Creative Spaces Officer on 9335 2123 email:

For print quality images of the Newtown ArtSeat, examples of art featured in recent Chrissie Cotter Gallery exhibitions, or interviews with artists who have participated in either programs, contact the Communication team.

For media enquiries, contact Elizabeth Heath, Media and Communications Coordinator, 9392 5334 or       

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