The Gallery at Big Fat Smile is a regional-first, professional standard gallery located next to the Artspace Studio at 98 Railway St Corrimal.

Open Tuesday – Friday (11am–4pm) and Saturday (12–4pm), The Gallery is a space where established artists and children can share their works with the local community.



Dare to learn through imagination

August 26, 2017

An exhibition by children, exploring their understanding of dementia.


Part of Project DARE (Dementia knowledge, Art, Research and Education)- Facilitating health education through visual arts. With thanks to the Stage 2 students from Thirroul Public School.

The exhibition launch night is Saturday 26 August, 2-4pm

The exhibition runs from 26 August – 9 September*.

*The exhibition continues at UOW’s Early Start Doscovery Space from early November.

Belonging, Being and Becoming

July 20, 2017

A collection of works by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists whose origin and/or community reflect Illawarra, Shoalhaven, Southern Highlands or Greater Sydney.

Join Big Fat Smile as we journey towards reconciliation.

The exhibition launch night is Thursday 20 July, 6-7.30pm

The exhibition runs from 20 July – 9 August.


June 20, 2017

“My life just past my fingertips, drifting, drifting…”
 Charles Wright

A collection of works by Angela Forrest, Melanie Duncan and Libby Bloxham.

Join us for the exhibition launch on Thursday 22 June, 6-7.30pm

The exhibition runs from 20 June – 13 July.


May 17, 2017

A video installation with mixed media works and live portrait drawing by Ekrem Mulayim & Tamara Gulic.

Exhibition period 26 May – 14 June

With live portrait sessions on May 26, 27 & June 3, 10 and 14. Sit for a portrait which will become part of the exhibition.

Join us opening night, Friday 26 May, 5:30-7 pm.

The New Millennials

April 19, 2017

Showcasing the intriguing work of five emerging teenage artists; Harriet Adams, Liam Wilson, Naia Webb, Olivia Pannell and Solomon Karmel-Shann.

Join us for the exhibition launch on Thursday 20 April, 6-7.30pm

The exhibition runs from 19 April – 10 May.

Big Fat Smile's Young Artist Collection

March 10, 2017

This exhibition is showcasing a suite of artworks created by children enrolled in our Artspace Studio and Community Preschools.

Exhibition runs from 10 – 19 March.

Aiden Campbell - 10 yr old artist

March 21, 2017

A collection of works from the young and talented Aiden Campbell.

Join us for the exhibition launch on Thursday, 23 March 5.30-7pm.

Exhibition runs from 21 March – 4 April 2017.

Reg and the Kids

February 10, 2017

A collection of works from the king of quirk, Reg Mombassa and the kids he inspired. With thanks to Scott Butler for loaning us his Reg Mombassa collection.

Join us for the exhibition launch on Wednesday, February 15 from 6-7pm.

Exhibition runs from 10th February – 3rd March 2017.


The Gallery @ Big Fat Smile exhibits a schedule of artists work through invitation and application. Exhibition offers are at the discretion of the curator.

Artists can apply for a solo or group show. The Gallery committee meets tri-annually to process proposals. Artists will be notified. Please note that proposal places are limited.

For an information pack on how to apply contact Jennine Primmer on 4283 9913