February 2017 Listings

Art Almanac is the essential guide to Australia’s art galleries – a monthly magazine listing the exhibition schedules of over 550 art galleries throughout Australia, packaged in an easy-to-use format, supported by gallery maps, an artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. Tasmanian art galleries and their February 2017 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.

Hobart Sullivans Cove Battery Point

Art Mob
29 Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6236-9200, 0419-393-122.
Director: Euan Hills.
Open daily 10.00 til late, closed Christmas Day.
Aboriginal fine art, including Tasmanian Aboriginal artists.

Colville Gallery
91a Salamanca Place, Hobart 7004.
(03) 6224-4088, 0419-292-626.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00, Closed Christmas Day.
Feb 10 to March 1 Another World by Ian Parry, and Quiet River by Katherine Perrott.

Despard Gallery
15 Castray Esplanade, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-8266.
Mon-Fri 11.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
Through Feb, celebrating 30 years of representing Tasmanian contemporary artists.

Entrepot Art Gallery
Tasmanian College of the Arts, University of Tasmania
37 Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 12.00 to 4.00.
Located in the Centre for the Arts on Hunter Street, affliated with the Tasmanian University Union Inc.
Entrepot consists of a main, and lounge gallery showcasing student work from a range of disciplines in both solo and group shows organised by the students.

Handmark Gallery

Unique Tasmanian Art & Design, 77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-7895.
Feb 3 to 27 Design Exhibition – Simon Ancher, Anita Dineen, Linda Fredheim and Michaye Boulter, Geoff Marshall, Scott Van Tuil and Stuart Williams.
2 Russell Street, Evandale, 7212.
(03) 6391-8193.
To Feb 8 Summer Exhibition – new works by Handmark artists.
Feb 12 to March 8 Clifford How – new paintings.

The Henry Jones Art Hotel
25 Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6210-7700.
Showcasing leading and emerging Tasmanian artists with a changing display of original contemporary artworks.

MONA – Museum of Old and New Art
655 Main Road, Berriedale, Hobart 7011.
(03) 6277-9900.
To April 17 On the Origin of Art.

Plimsoll Gallery
Tasmanian College of the Arts, University of Tasmania
Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6226-4300.
Wed-Mon 12.00 to 5.00, closed Tues and public hols.
To Feb 26 Derek Kreckler: Accident & Process.
A PICA touring exhibition, curated by Hannah Mathews. Presented by MONA FOMA.

Salamanca Arts Centre
65-77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8414.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
To March 5 Kelly’s Garden: Safe by Cigdem Aydemir.
Feb 1 to 28 Lightbox: Piratannia by Eleanor Leleu.
Feb 2 to 5 Sidespace Gallery: Light and Water paintings by Suzanne Crowley.
Feb 3 to 28 Top Gallery: an exhibition of textile and fibre art by emerging artist Melinda Morris.
Feb 7 to 13 Sidespace Gallery: an exhibition of jewellery by Olivia Hickey.
Feb 10 to 19 Long Gallery: Water Ways presented by the Art Society of Tasmania.
Feb 15 to 20 Sidespace Gallery: Zephyr the West Wind paintings by Rodney James Alexander.
Feb 22 to March 5 Sidespace Gallery: illuminations ceramics by Henrietta Norris.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place (enter via the Watergate), Hobart 7000.
(03) 6165-7000.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00, closed Mon, Anzac Day, Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Wagner Framemakers
72 Brisbane Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8599.
Wagner Framemakers offers a fresh and contemporary approach to fine art picture framing.

North Hobart

Bett Gallery Hobart
369 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-6511.
Director: Emma Bett (member of ACGA).
Mon-Sat 11.00 to 6.00.
Feb 3 to 20 Prospect and Refuge by Raymond Arnold.
Feb 24 to 13 Tim Burns. Also, Tortured Earth by Michael Schlitz.

Raymond Arnold, Elsewhere World Fragment (Consolidated image I – December 2016), hard ground etching on paper, 80 x 115cm
Photograph: Peter Whyte

Contemporary Art Tasmania
27 Tasma Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-0445.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 26 Derek Kreckler: Accident and Process presented as part of MONA FOMA 2017.


Academy Gallery
Academy of the Arts, Tasmanian College of the Arts (Inveresk),
University of Tasmania, Invermay Road, Inveresk, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6324-4410.
Director: Dr Malcom Bywaters.
Free admission.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, closed weekends and public hols.
Feb 20 to April 7 Imagining food: art, aesthetics and design. Curated by Dr Malcom Bywaters, Dr Kim Lehman and Professor Jeff Malpas.

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
Art Gallery at 2 Wellington Street, and Museum at 2 Invermay Road, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6323-3777.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00 (closed Good Friday).
To Feb 19 Launceston Art Society: The Journey.
To March 5 Transformations: the art of Philip Wolfhagen.
To March 20 The Art of Science: Baudin’s Voyagers 1800-1804.
At the Museum:
To April 18 ArtRage 2016 Collection.
To April 30 Udo Sellbach: And Still I See It.

Sawtooth ARI
Level 1, 160 Cimitiere Street, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6331-2777.
Director: Patrick Sutczak.
Free entry.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
Through Feb Front Gallery: Material Girl. Middle Gallery: Paul Eggins. Dark Gallery: Jenna Pippett. Gate Space: Tracey Scott and Meghann Loft.

North West Coast

Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Burnie Arts & Function Centre, Wilmot Street, Burnie 7320.
(03) 6430-5875.
Sat-Sun and Public Hols 1.30 to 4.00.

Devonport Regional Gallery
45-47 Stewart Street, Devonport 7310.
(03) 6424-8296.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 12.00 to 5.00, Sun and public hols 1.00 to 5.00.
Feb 4 to March 12 (opening Fri Feb 3, 6pm) Giving Voice: The Art of Dissent.

Cigdem Aydemir, Bombshell, 2013, single channel video with sound, 11 min 3 sec
Courtesy the artist and Devonport Regional Gallery

A Salamanca Arts Centre touring exhibition, curated by Dr Yvonne Rees-Pagh. Giving Voice: The Art of Dissent features artists that present their opinions on pressing social and political issues facing the world today. From major economic crisis, raging wars, pollution and climate change through to religious prejudice and racism, this powerful exhibition sheds light on a global state of distress.

Richard Bell, Kick somebody else, 2008, acrylic on canvas, 150 x 120cm
Courtesy the artist and Devonport Regional Gallery