NorthSite Exhibition Application

With five exhibiting spaces NorthSite is open to expressions of interest from artists, collectives, curators and organisations. Exhibitions are scheduled to run for approximately 6-8 weeks duration.

NorthSite Contemporary Arts presents a dynamic annual program of exhibitions in addition to public programming. Located in Bulmba-ja Arts Centre in the CBD of Cairns, NorthSite Contemporary Arts is a key destination for local and tourist visitors alike who wish to experience the vibrant contemporary visual culture of Tropical North Queensland.

What’s offered:

  • Management of all administration and sales, which includes a 40% (+GST) commission
  • An opening event
  • Serviced cash bar for the opening
  • Insurance of all works whilst on the NorthSite premises
  • Presence on the NorthSite website and social media
  • Advertising and promotion of the exhibition
  • Monitoring security and climate control of the exhibition
  • Maintaining and staffing the exhibition


About the application:

Your application must include:

  • Completed Exhibition Application Form (below)
  • Current CV and links to website (submitted via WeTransfer or emailed to hello@northsite.org.au)
  • 10 images uploaded (details below for formatting)
  • Artists Statement (maximum of 250 words)

NorthSite Floor Plan 2021


Your application:

Important: Write and save your application to your computer before copying and pasting into this web-form. Alternatively you can download the PDF application form here: Download PDF

    Applicants must provide up to 10 images of the proposed works. These should be titled using the following format: artist_name_title_date_medium_dimension. (JPEG, clearly labelled, can be larger than 2MB, longest size 2500 Pixels, 300 DPI).

    Additional Content

    For any additional files (ie. video work, CV or PDF) please use WeTransfer and send your files to hello@northsite.org.au

    WeTransfer: https://wetransfer.com


    By submitting this form, I understand that this EOI to exhibit is an application for consideration by NorthSite only and does not constitute a contractual agreement for exhibition. I understand that, if this is an application for a group exhibition, that not all members of the group will necessarily be selected, and that NorthSite will not exercise this right unreasonably.