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September 2017
FREE

Earth Designs

2 September, 2017 - 28 September, 2017

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, 2017 - 16 September, 2017

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, 2017 - 3 October, 2017

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, 2017 - 15 October, 2017

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
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Nature

4 October, 2017 - 29 October, 2017

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, 2017 - 10 November, 2017

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

Infinity is not a number,
it’s an idea

2 November, 2017 - 30 November, 2017

A shortcut to infinity. Enter the depths of Salamanca Arts Centre via an infinite portal. Created by Lucy Parakhina. EXHIBITION DATES: Thursday 2 – Thursday 30 November 2017  

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Abstracting Time II

2 November, 2017 - 15 November, 2017

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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40×40

3 November, 2017 - 22 December, 2017

Presented by Salamanca Arts Centre for SAC40 Part of Salamanca Arts Centre’s 40th Anniversary Celebrations, the 40×40 exhibition showcases the works of SAC Resident Artists, both past and present. All works are no larger than 40cm x 40cm x 40cm. Featured Artists include: Hannah Blackmore Hilary Clared Amanda Connor Phillip England Grace Garton Eun Ju Cho Anne Mestitz Kath Sinkora Emily Snadden Tanja Von Behrens EXHIBITION DATES:  Friday 3 November – Friday 22 December 2017 9:00am – 5:00pm weekdays

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Text-Isle Bazaar

24 November, 2017 - 29 November, 2017

Presented by Stitching & Beyond If you missed the Stitching & Beyond exhibition earlier in the year, here’s your chance to catch up! Visit this encore exhibition and sale of recent work by talented artists from Stitching & Beyond, kick off the giving season with some unique handmade gifts. MEET THE ARTISTS: Bridget Nichols, Jude Walker, Erica Schacht, June Hope, Felicity Matthews, Lidiya Stamatova, Jacqui Banks, Luna Newby, Joyce Batchelor, Mahdi Chandler. MEDIA: Natural fabrics, fibres & yarns, wire, leather, paper & textile.…

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