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Past Exhibitions

Discover the wide range of exhibitions that have previously appeared at the Otter Gallery. 

Women Artists: Power and Presence

18 February - 9 April 2017

This unique exhibition of selected work from the complementary collections held by the University of Chichester and Swindon Museum and Art Gallery, and private collectors uncovers and celebrates the contributions of women artists to the spirit and practice of British Art over the past 100 years. It focuses on the backstories, the subtext, the overlooked.


20 June - 9 October 2016  

Bishop Otter Collection

A celebration, of the early development of the University of Chichester's Bishop Otter 20th Century Collection of British Art, 20 June 2016-Sunday 9 October 2016  


30 April – 10 June 2016

deSTEM: de Selby's Theories of the Exchange of Molecules

deSTEM is the selected undergraduate exhibition, showing recent works by Level 4 and 5 Fine Art students (first and second years) at the University of Chichester and curated by Senior Lecturer Christopher McHugh. 


6 February to 19 April 2016

Circles of Influence - British Art 1915-50: A Diarist’s Perspective

This major exhibition is based on the diaries of the distinguished artist and influential teacher Randolph  Schwabe.who was Professor and Principal of the Slade School of Art from 1930-48.


9 October - 6 December 2015

Tahera Aziz: [re]locate

The tragic events surrounding the racially motivated murder of the black teenager Stephen Lawrence, who was stabbed to death while waiting for a bus in 1993, are revisited in a new art installation at the University of Chichester’s Otter Gallery from 9 October to 6 December.