Past Exhibitions


ONE YEAR ON: A picture of a pandemic through the eyes of University Freshers

21st September – 6th October 2021

This collaborative exhibition between staff and students at Northumbria University shows a picture of student life during the first weeks at university during a global pandemic. An insight to a moment in time unlike any other Freshers experience.

Still from Quietly Beneath, copyright: Siân Hutchings

Quietly Beneath

Siân Hutchings

27th February – 19th March 2020

Part of a body of work from the film ‘Quietly Beneath’ as part of a residency with Tyneside Cinema.

Norman Cornish Revealed

Lucas Ferguson-Sharp

5th December 2019 – 22 February 2020

An exhibition showcasing research by Lucas Ferguson-Sharp into the materials and techniques of Norman Cornish.

The Living Legacies of the First World War: The North East and Beyond

Daniel Laqua and James McConnel

11th – 22nd November 2019

Bringing together two exhibitions by Northumbria University researchers, The Living Legacies looks at the unexplored stories of how the lives of people from the North East were changed by the First World War.


Northumbria University Technicians

10th – 31st October 2019

An exhibition of work by Northumbria University technicians.

Sentient Home Devices

Kara Chin

19th September – 5th October 2019

Winner of the 2018 Woon Prize presents her solo exhibition, ‘Sentient Home Devices’ which presents a series of physical and digital sculptures to reimagine the legend of Tsukumogami – the term for once inanimate household objects that gain sentience.

Woon Painting and Sculpture Prize 2019

Lily Kemp / Chika Annen / Jungmin Park / Ismay Bright / Aimee Nelson / Alive Linsell / Irini Stamatiadis / Mark Bletcher / Anika Roach / Charlie Gee

Featuring work from the Woon Foundation Painting and Sculpture Prize 2019 Shortlisted Artists.