UOW Art Collection

University of Wollongong Art Collection

The University’s Art Collection is currently limited in its staffing capacity. Artwork requests are being prioritised and a waiting period of six to eight months applies.

The University of Wollongong Art Collection comprises over 3500 individual works located throughout all UOW campuses. The collection includes paintings, prints, ceramics, textiles and sculptures by eminent Australian artists such as Lloyd Rees, Arthur Boyd, Judy Watson and Emily Kngwarreye. The collection also includes a number of sculptures located externally throughout the University grounds and a significant number of Aboriginal works on paper.

The collection offers students, staff and visitors the opportunity to interact, enjoy and appreciate artwork placed in their social and working environments.

Collection Director: Professor Amanda Lawson

Curatorial and Collections Manager: Sophie McIntyre

To request new works, removal of artwork or information on using the collection as a research tool please fill out the Art Collection Request Form and email to the address below.

Location: Ground floor, Building 25 (G10)
Phone: 02 4221 5414
General Enquiries: art-collection@uow.edu.au
Staff Requests for Art Collection: collection-requests@uow.edu.au

A Place for Art

This eighty page publication featuring seventy-one full colour reproductions of artworks celebrates the development of the UOW Art Collection.

A Place for Art charts the 40 year history of the UOWAC, arguably one of the most accessible and diverse public art collections in the country.

Last reviewed: 20 September, 2016