WE ARE - Women of the Hunter In Photography (WH!P)

Renae SAXBY Illume Girls 2023

To celebrate International Women's Day 2023, Newcastle Art Gallery is partnering with Women of the Hunter In Photography (WH!P) on their latest project.

WE ARE is a multi-location photographic exhibition presenting portraits that celebrate and champion diverse local creative practitioners from various fields.

Twelve portraits from the project have been selected for display on our flags along Laman Street from Wednesday 8 March. 

View all the portraits from the project here.

Join us for the project's celebration event with music, art, food, drinks and networking!

Where: The Lock-Up, 90 Hunter St, Newcastle

When: Friday 24 March 2023, 6:00pm - 9:00pm

FREE event, no booking required

About WH!P

WH!P was founded in 2020 to embrace and create opportunities for professional women* photographers from the Hunter region by leveraging the combined skills, experience and credentials of its members. Fostering a culture of support, celebration, exchange, education, advocacy, action, enjoyment, play and growth, it hopes to actively raise the profile of contemporary photographic excellence, education and experimentation in the Hunter Region. WH!P works collaboratively with those both within and beyond the local area who share our belief that the world should be shown through a lens as diverse as the real world.

*inclusive of gender diverse people

Find out more about the WH!P Collective here.

Image: Renae SAXBY The Illume Girls 2023


Laman Street
Newcastle NSW