SOCIAL EYES September 9

Christine Freedom and Cathlin Duggan, of Maitland, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on  September 5.  Picture: Peter Stoop
Christine Freedom and Cathlin Duggan, of Maitland, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on September 5. Picture: Peter Stoop
  Shamus Smith and Liz Burd, of  Honeysuckle, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on  September 5.  Picture: Peter Stoop

Shamus Smith and Liz Burd, of Honeysuckle, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on September 5. Picture: Peter Stoop

Exhibit curator Ben Bourke, judge Sally Bourke, artist Nicole Chaffey, and judge Brett McMahon, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on  September 5.  Picture: Peter Stoop

Exhibit curator Ben Bourke, judge Sally Bourke, artist Nicole Chaffey, and judge Brett McMahon, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on September 5. Picture: Peter Stoop

Kate Burton, of Belmont, Barbie Clifton, of Newcastle, and Mary Van Gils, of Rutherford, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on  September 5.  Picture: Peter Stoop

Kate Burton, of Belmont, Barbie Clifton, of Newcastle, and Mary Van Gils, of Rutherford, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on September 5. Picture: Peter Stoop

Linda Hughes, of Hamilton, and artist Natalie Engdahl with her artwork in the background, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on  September 5.  Picture: Peter Stoop

Linda Hughes, of Hamilton, and artist Natalie Engdahl with her artwork in the background, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on September 5. Picture: Peter Stoop

 Emma Gaal, of Cooks Hill, and Ben Collett, of Callaghan, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on  September 5.  Picture: Peter Stoop

Emma Gaal, of Cooks Hill, and Ben Collett, of Callaghan, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on September 5. Picture: Peter Stoop

Bethany Moate (the subject of the artwork behind) with artist Amanda Mullaney, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on  September 5.  Picture: Peter Stoop

Bethany Moate (the subject of the artwork behind) with artist Amanda Mullaney, at The University of Newcastle Annual Student Art Prize 2013 at Watt Space Gallery on September 5. Picture: Peter Stoop

Ben and Amber Rainsford, Sally Bartholomew and Ben Barter, all of Charlestown, at the 40th anniversary celebration for Lake Macquarie Private Hospital at Newcastle Museum on September 6. Picture: Peter Stoop

Ben and Amber Rainsford, Sally Bartholomew and Ben Barter, all of Charlestown, at the 40th anniversary celebration for Lake Macquarie Private Hospital at Newcastle Museum on September 6. Picture: Peter Stoop

Kristy and Con Melos, of Merewether, at the 40th anniversary celebration for Lake Macquarie Private Hospital at Newcastle Museum on September 6. Picture: Peter Stoop

Kristy and Con Melos, of Merewether, at the 40th anniversary celebration for Lake Macquarie Private Hospital at Newcastle Museum on September 6. Picture: Peter Stoop

Paula Hicks, of Medowie, and Annette Zeman, of Lambton, at the 40th anniversary celebration for Lake Macquarie Private Hospital at Newcastle Museum on September 6. Picture: Peter Stoo

Paula Hicks, of Medowie, and Annette Zeman, of Lambton, at the 40th anniversary celebration for Lake Macquarie Private Hospital at Newcastle Museum on September 6. Picture: Peter Stoo

Karen and Paul Dickson, of  Merewether, at the 40th anniversary celebration for Lake Macquarie Private Hospital at Newcastle Museum on September 6. Picture: Peter Stoop

Karen and Paul Dickson, of Merewether, at the 40th anniversary celebration for Lake Macquarie Private Hospital at Newcastle Museum on September 6. Picture: Peter Stoop

Natasha Horne, of Glendale, and Faith Budworth, of Wallsend, at the 40th anniversary celebration for Lake Macquarie Private Hospital at Newcastle Museum on September 6. Picture: Peter Stoop

Natasha Horne, of Glendale, and Faith Budworth, of Wallsend, at the 40th anniversary celebration for Lake Macquarie Private Hospital at Newcastle Museum on September 6. Picture: Peter Stoop

Olaf and Trish Stenzel, of Bar Beach, at Pecha Kucha, part of the Design + event, at Earp Bros Newcastle showroom on September 6. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.

Olaf and Trish Stenzel, of Bar Beach, at Pecha Kucha, part of the Design + event, at Earp Bros Newcastle showroom on September 6. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.

Damien Wall, of Maryville, and Keryn Wilson, of Bar Beach, at Pecha Kucha, part of the Design + event, at Earp Bros Newcastle showroom on September 6. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.

Damien Wall, of Maryville, and Keryn Wilson, of Bar Beach, at Pecha Kucha, part of the Design + event, at Earp Bros Newcastle showroom on September 6. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.

Erin Marney, of Gateshead, and Nicki Read, of Adamstown Heights, at Pecha Kucha, part of the Design + event, at Earp Bros Newcastle showroom on September 6. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.

Erin Marney, of Gateshead, and Nicki Read, of Adamstown Heights, at Pecha Kucha, part of the Design + event, at Earp Bros Newcastle showroom on September 6. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.

Camilla Tierney, of Cooks Hill, and Meg Thomas, of Merewether, at Pecha Kucha, part of the Design + event, at Earp Bros Newcastle showroom on September 6. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.

Camilla Tierney, of Cooks Hill, and Meg Thomas, of Merewether, at Pecha Kucha, part of the Design + event, at Earp Bros Newcastle showroom on September 6. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.

Claudia Steiner, of Sydney, and Luke and Tanya Kelly, of Merewether, at Pecha Kucha, part of the Design + event, at Earp Bros Newcastle showroom on September 6. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.

Claudia Steiner, of Sydney, and Luke and Tanya Kelly, of Merewether, at Pecha Kucha, part of the Design + event, at Earp Bros Newcastle showroom on September 6. Picture: Jonathan Carroll.