Alternating Current Art Space is a Melbourne-based, artist-run initiative (ARI) located in Windsor, Victoria.
The gallery contains four main exhibition spaces plus The Cupboard, a small project space. Early & mid-career contemporary artists and curators alike feature in our exhibition program. We're part of the greater Chapel Street Arts Precinct in City of Stonnington.
When you visit the art gallery, you can expect to see work in a wide range of mediums and disciplines. This may include visual art, sound art, video/projection, installation, ceramics, sculpture, performance, and more.
We create a supportive, inclusive, and accessible environment for contemporary artists and curators to show their work. We encourage experimentation, creative risk-taking, and provide the opportunities for this to unfold in the gallery.
We have two proposal submission rounds each year. Head to our proposals page for more information on how to apply.
WHO WE ARE
Alternating Current Art Space is run by a voluntary committee of professional staff. They work together on artist selection, exhibition scheduling and event management.
Annette Chang founded Alternating Current Art Space in 2015 and presided over the space’s renovation and finally its grand unveiling in April 2016. Annette is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the gallery. She works closely with the committee and exhibiting artists to deliver a diverse creative program. Annette is an artist working in installation, video and conceptual practice. Annette holds a Masters in Fine Art.
Assistant Director & Gallery Technician
Polly Hollyoak assists with gallery operations and provides strategic advice to the director. She assists in the planning of AC Art Space’s monthly events and provides technical support in the gallery. Polly has her Masters in Fine Art. She is an artist and sign writer.
Sarah Randall is our board secretary and works closely with artists on exhibition planning and event management. Sarah completed her Master of Fine Arts at RMIT in 2015, and a Grad Certificate of Arts in Art History at the University of Melbourne in 2016. She has exhibited in NSW and Melbourne since 2008.
Kate Wallace is Alternating Current Art Space’s writer and curator. Kate is currently completing a Master of Contemporary Art at the VCA. In addition her painting practice, she volunteers at the Heide Museum of Modern art and the Melbourne Museum. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Art and MA in Arts Curatorship.