Proposal Information

proposal information

The gallery, located in Mcshanag Dve Castlemaine, comprises three spaces (including the outdoor sculpture park) which can be utilised separately or as one total space.

The space has both natural light (constant southern light) and halogen track lighting, as well as a performance lighting rig in the Gallery. Portable walls are available.

The annex can be darkened for multi-media work and a new data projector is available.

Lot 19 welcomes proposals from 2D and 3D artists wanting a solo exhibition or shared space, groups and graduates. we also consider design shows, with an emphasis on innovative use of materials or thought…

Applications for theatre, film and performance works are also welcomed. The gallery is also available for functions, and has a commercial kitchen and liquor licence, as well as adequate outdoor seating.

We are aiming for a diverse and inclusive program nestled around our ongoing Salon shows.

Opening Hours: 

Sat – Sun: 12-5pm


Gallery:$350 (Solo Show)

$450 (Group Show)

Annex: $150

Sculpture Garden:   $200

All 3: $700

Commission: 20%

Deposit: $200 (to be paid upon success of your application)

Full amount due: 6 weeks prior to opening night


Lot 19 will:

  • Advertise many appropriate manners including our extensive mailing list, press release to Castlemaine Independent, local radio and print media
  • Design email flyer and send to contact list (over 700 people)
  • Include flyer on our website
  • Provide assistance with artist bios and statements
  • Curate the show (unless otherwise agreed during application process)
  • Provide public liability insurance
  • Lot 19 will oversee the returning of the gallery to it’s original condition
  • Open the licensed cafe on opening day / night


Please include the following in your proposal:

  • Personal Details Form
  • CD or electronic copy with visual support material in JPEG format (5-15 images)
  • 250 words outlining proposed show
  • Current CV/Selection of CVs from exhibiting artists

Post to:  po box 937 castlemaine, 3450, victoria, australia, or

Installation and Opening Night:

Installation : 10 – 5pm Wed prior to opening (or by appointment)


Opening day: Sat 2-5pm

Exhibitions run for 3 weekends 12-5pm

De-installation: Mon 10-5pm or by arrangement