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November 2017
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Three Portraits :
Part 1 : PAST

24 November, 2017 - 5 December, 2017

Curated by Nicole Robson. Three Portraits is a trilogy about Salamanca Arts Centre, which is celebrating a 40th Anniversary. Nicole Robson has curated the first edition, PAST, which explores the transition of 65-79 Salamanca Place from a jam factory to a centre for the arts. Nicole has woven a tapestry from images, cine film and voices from the formative years of the Centre.     EXHIBITION DATES:  Friday 24 November – Tuesday 5 December 2017 10:00am – 4:00pm daily Join…

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Hunter Island Press
Mini Print Exhibition

30 November, 2017 - 13 December, 2017

Presented by Hunter Island Press. Curated by Rebekah Francis and Kate Pietkutowski. The 14th annual exhibition & sale of mini prints by the members of Hunter Island Press The Hunter Island Press Annual Mini Prints Exhibition is an opportunity for members of the public to acquire affordable high quality prints. The full range of print techniques are available. All HIP members are invited to exhibit their work. All work is 21cm x 21cm and $30 The Mini Print Exhibition is regarded as…

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December 2017
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Darkness and Light
On The Tasman

1 December, 2017 - 3 January, 2018

Adrian Bradbury‘s visceral paintings of dawn and dusk over the Tasman Sea. This small suite of paintings is a continuation of Adrian’s last body of work First Light. “It continues my fascination with the dawn light over the Tasman Sea. The subtle gradations of light to dark, and contrast between night and day that can be experienced before the sun rises.” – Adrian Bradbury In an attempt to make interesting, visceral paintings of high intensity, Adrian has focused on a strong contrast…

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Not Just Paint 2017

8 December, 2017 - 13 December, 2017

Presented and Curated by the University of Tasmania TUU Painting Society This annual exhibition of contemporary art created by the present students and graduates from the University of Tasmania, and is hosted by the TUU Painting Society. Although drawn mainly from the Tasmanian College of the Arts the exhibition has been designed to showcase the artistic talents of the entire UTAS community and features works from across the disciplines in wide range of various mediums. The exhibition will include the…

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Images of Tasmania 20

15 December, 2017 - 3 January, 2018

20th annual exhibition of approx 42 artists with links to the Tasmanian College of the Arts in its various incarnations. Artists mount mini exhibitions so viewers can more fully appreciate artistic practice through bodies of work rather than single works. Participants represent the 1950s till now including recent and current graduates. The exhibition aims to create a high standard with bodies of work by serious art practitioners staging a series of mini exhibitions representing a wide range of approaches across…

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January 2018
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Perfect Imperfect

4 January - 31 January

The beauty of death, decay and accident Perfect Imperfect is an exhibition by Steve Lovegrove of wet plate collodion images, a process from the early 1800’s, depicting  a collection of images made from found objects, made either directly onto aluminium plates or inside vintage tins. EXHIBITION DATES: Thursday 4 – Wednesday 31 January 2018 Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm / Saturday and Sunday 10:00am – 4:00pm Join the facebook event OFFICIAL OPENING:  Friday 5 January 2018, 6:00pm – 8:00pm…

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Clouds of a Chaotic Sky

6 January - 22 January

An exploration of the sublime, ephemeral beauty of clouds. Lie on your back and observe the shapes drifting through the sky. Imagine the weight of the billions of droplets of water suspended – a blanket, saturated and heavy, slipping between forms, amorphous and ever changing. Claire Pendrigh’s exhibition Clouds of a Chaotic Sky is an exploration of the sublime, ephemeral beauty of clouds. The exhibition takes its name from a cloud state that can be observed regularly in Hobart; “Altocumulus…

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A Threatening Confection

6 January - 30 January

A visual investigation of an eating disorder through photography and paint by emerging artist Gabrielle Gollogly. In contemporary society we are confronted daily by the triggering temptations of a culture geared toward easily accessible food, over-consumption, and the unavoidable marketing that maintains and fuels an addiction. Through theoretical research and practical exploration, Gabrielle Gollogly has investigated the destructive effects of eating disorders, through addressing the connections between food, body image, addiction, and overindulgence. A raw interpretation is expressed through photographically…

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TRANSITION

26 January - 5 February

Exploring the moments of stillness on the boundaries. An exhibition by Stephen Firth, of work from 2015 to 2017. “I have always been interested in how one feels and responds to being on the edge of a space or structure – whether natural or man-made structures. There appears to me to be occasionally a level of tension occurring in some circumstances, while more often the circumstances seem to provide a simple tranquillity, of stillness, especially in the presence of water.…

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February 2018
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Denizens

7 February - 20 February

A unique visual perspective on the fascinating and scientifically important specimens in the CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection. In 2016, SAC Resident Artist Phillip England undertook an artist in residence placement at the Hobart CSIRO Marine Laboratories to photograph, using the antique collodion tintype process, specimens from the Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC). Collodion tintype photography imbues subjects with a mysteriousness that parallels the cryptic, rarely seen nature of the marine organisms inhabiting Australia’s waters. The technique was practiced in…

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