Centre for Art and Design (Gippsland)

Faculty of Education and Arts

Switchback Gallery

Designed by architect Roberta Rees and set amid tranquil landscaped gardens, the gallery provides an important showcase for the work of young and emerging artists and touring exhibitions. The entrance to the purpose-built structure is flanked by torii, the distinctive wooden gateways that mark the entrance to Shinto shrines in Japan.

The Switchback hosts about ten exhibitions each year, featuring work from students as well as regional, metropolitan and international artists. The broad-ranging program includes contemporary work from all disciplines and is designed to encourage free-ranging discussion and debate between students, staff and the community.

Current exhibition


An exhibition of prints exploring the theme of the body by 23 contemporary Australian artists.

4 June - 31 July 2014

Location and opening hours

Gippsland Centre for Art and Design
Federation University Australia
Building 6S
Northways Road
Churchill VIC 3842
Phone: +61 3 5122 6261

Open Monday - Friday, 9am to 5pm
Closed on public holidays