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August 2017
FREE

30 : 30 Vision :
Think Beyond the Square :
MAANZ Symposium

16 August - 26 August

Curated by Donna Ritchie. Presented by MAANZ Mosaic Association of Australia and New Zealand for the 2017 Symposium. Artists’ unique interpretations of the theme Think Beyond the Square. Plus a Tessera exhibition of work created by Children under 18 years. EXHIBITION DATES:  Wednesday 16 – Saturday 26 August 2017 10:00am – 4:00pm daily Join the facebook event Image Credits: Work by Penny Craig.

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September 2017
FREE

ROOTS :
Art About Place

1 September - 17 September

An exhibition in paint and light Roots is a group exhibition describing human attachment to place and the notion of belonging.  The imagery depicts these places and the things or people that comprise them, using painting and photography. Work will be available for purchase via bidArt – a silent auction process developed by Tony Richardson and Erin Amor to promote generosity from and towards artists. For more information on bidArt please visit the website.   Featuring the work of Tony Richardson,…

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Blessed Bones

1 September - 30 September

Installation by Susan Bronner-Loan Transmutation of mere roadkill into embellished, gilded and sacred relics. Can I show you how powerful, magnificent and beautiful nature can be? It asks for our respect and attention. Will you look? Our 21st century lives run on fast forward. We actually live in a world which moves at a snail’s pace. We hardly notice the bush and rarely see native creatures, except as roadkill. Reconnection with the native world around us can be made through these…

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Earth Designs

2 September - 28 September

Sandra Petersen is a Tasmanian artist, sculptor and composer. Sandra’s work responds to Tasmania’s diverse beauty. This exhibition includes works spanning many mediums, including a selection of vibrant paintings, linocuts, woodcuts, ink drawings, photographs, sculptures and music. EXHIBITION DATES:  Saturday 2 – Thursday 28 September 2017 9:00am – 5:00pm weekdays OFFICIAL OPENING:  Saturday 2 September 2017 @ 2:00pm WORKSHOPS: Sunday 3 / 10 / 17 / 24 September 2017, 2:00pm – 4:00pm To book your place in a workshop, please…

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RACT Insurance
Tasmanian Portrait Prize

2 September - 16 September

The Tasmanian Portraiture Prize presented by RACT Insurance is a prestigious award for Tasmanian artists, aged 30 and under.  The prize, which started in 2008, is open to artists across many disciplines, with past award recipients working in mixed media, print, photography, painting, video and drawing. The objective of the award is to foster the development of emerging Tasmanian artists and provide an opportunity for the public to appreciate their talents. Entrants are invited to produce a portrait of a…

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Water’s Edge

19 September - 3 October

An exploration of waterscapes and their many moods through works in pastel on paper and acrylic on canvas by Lindy Whitton. Many of the works reference the “edges” where water and land meet. This transitional zone provides dynamic contrasts of colour, texture and line. Birds, boats and people contribute a sense of movement and life that is so evident around bodies of water. From the lichen covered rocks of the Bay of Fires to reflections in the Huon River, the…

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Proof of Life

23 September - 15 October

Salamanca Arts Centre presents Proof of Life, the SAC Major Curated Exhibition for 2017, curated by Elizabeth Woods and Kevin Leong as part of The Homesickness Project Proof of Life will present diverse works developed during the Studio Sessions as part of Ten Days On The Island 2017. Tasmanian and interstate artists have been invited to present works with ideas of personal comfort and security, finding their ‘home’, community and connections in a new place and the richness of multicultural society.…

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October 2017
FREE

Nature

4 October - 29 October

Presented by Nolan School of Art Showcasing the works of Nolan School of Art students from K-12 and Adult Classes. EXHIBITION DATES: Wednesday 4 – Sunday 29 October 2017 9:00am – 5:00pm weekdays / weekend opening hours TBA OFFICIAL OPENINGS: OPENING of K-12 exhibition: Sunday 8 October 2017, 2:00pm – 4:00pm OPENING of Adult’s Exhibition: Friday 13 October 2017 @ 6:00pm   Image Credit: Jati Sukha. Pirate Queen (after Arcimboldo)

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Artfully Queer 2017 :
Out of Darkness

27 October - 10 November

Presented by TasPride and QTas Arts Curated by Phoebe Adams and Joshua Reilly We all want a happy ending. Sometimes we focus so much on the progress we’ve made & the changes we still strive for, that the dark places we’ve been & the dark things we carry with us are ignored, avoided, hidden from view. That’s what art is for… 13th Annual Artfully Queer Exhibition 2017 OUT OF DARKNESS A community striving to be its best & to overcome the obstacles…

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November 2017
FREE

Abstracting Time II

2 November - 15 November

Abstracting Time brings together a group of diverse printmakers who are expanding their practices into a wider range of mark-making. The exhibition is themed around nature and the connection it has with each individual artist. Abstracting Time II is the second exhibition brought together by this group of artists. Coming together as printmaking students, they are now continuing to develop skills that expand their practice and medium. Using the theme of nature, the group aims to bring together a more…

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