TAS

December 2019-January 2020 Listings

Tasmanian art galleries and their exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.

Hobart Sullivans Cove Battery Point

Art Mob
29 Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6236-9200, 0419-393-122.
euan@artmob.com.au
www.artmob.com.au
Director: Euan Hills.
Daily 10.00 to 6.00.
Aboriginal fine art, including Tasmanian Aboriginal artists.

Bett Gallery Hobart
Level 1, 65 Murray Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-6511.
info@bettgallery.com.au
www.bettgallery.com.au
Directors: Carol Bett, Emma Bett and Jack Bett.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To Dec 7 The shore, the race, the other place by Neil Haddon.
Dec 13 to 24 Xmas show.
Jan 17 to Feb 8, 2020 Tomorrow – group show.

Colville Gallery
91a Salamanca Place, Hobart 7004.
(03) 6224-4088, 0419-292-626.
info@colvillegallery.com.au
www.colvillegallery.com.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Dec 6 to Jan 2, 2020 Spectra by Anne Mestitz and Paul Snell.

Anne Mestitz, Rewind. Courtesy the artist and Colville Gallery

Jan 14 to 25, 2020 Voice in the Wilderness by Richard Dunlop.
Jan 28 to Feb 5, 2020 Light on the Channel by Robert Brown.

Richard Dunlop, Birds Returning, Lake St Clair, Source of the Derwent, 2019, oil on Belgian linen, 130 x 200cm (framed). Courtesy the artist and Colville Gallery

Robert Brown, Light on the Channel, 2019, oil on canvas, 91 x 76cm. Courtesy the artist and Colville Gallery

Despard Gallery
Level 1, 15 Castray Esplanade, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-8266.
hobart@despard-gallery.com.au
www.despard-gallery.com.au
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 3.00, Sun 12.00 to 3.00.
To Dec 15 Endemic by Todd Jenkins.
Dec 18 to Feb 2, 2020 Summer Show 19/20: Despard’s Annual Group Exhibition.

Micheila Petersfield, The Gesture, 2019, edition of 5 + 2 AP, digital print on archival paper, 120 x 80cm. Courtesy the artist and Despard Gallery

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design
handmark.com.au
Hobart:
77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-7895.
hobart@handmark.com.au
Dec 13 to Jan 14, 2020 Summer Salon – new works by Handmark artists.
Jan 17 to Feb 10, 2020 Vika Fifita and Hilton Owen – new paintings.
Also, John Lendis – new paintings.
Evandale:
2 Russell Street, Evandale, 7212.
(03) 6391-8193.
evandale@handmark.com.au
Dec 18 to March 4, 2020 Summer Exhibition – new works by Handmark artists.

The Henry Jones Art Hotel
25 Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
art@thehenryjones.com
www.thehenryjones.com
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.
info@mona.net.au
www.mona.net.au
Wed-Mon 10.00 to 5.00.
Closed Tues (except through Jan) and Christmas Day.
Visit website for details.
To April 13, 2020 mine by Simon Denny. Read more…
Offsite: Jan 11 to 20, 2020 Mona Foma at Launceston.

Plimsoll Gallery
School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania
Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6226-4300.
Jane.Barlow@utas.edu.au
www.utas.edu.au/creative-arts/events/plimsoll-gallery
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00 (during exhibitions), closed Mon-Tues and public hols.
Dec 14 to Jan 26, 2020 (opening Fri Dec 13, 5.30pm) OktoLab19 gallery of octopus aesthetics – Neozoon, Burton Nitta, Hörner Antlfinger, Madison Bycroft, Mike Singe, Pony Express, Lynn Mowson, Natalie Ryan, Jayson Semmens, Rachel Bailey, Peter Godfrey Smith and Erin Hortle.
Gallery closed between Dec 23 and Jan 1, 2020.

Burton Nitta (Michael Burton and Michiko Nitta), Altered Ways of Being, 2019, digital media, 360 VR fiim, dimensions variable. © 2019 Burton Nitta

mOwson&M0wson, feeler, latex, string, hangers, LED light strips, electronics, 300 x 300cm. Courtesy mOwson&M0wson and Plimsoll Gallery

Salamanca Arts Centre
65-77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8414.
info@salarts.org.au
www.salarts.org.au
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Dec 2 to Jan 31, 2020 Lightbox: Immortelle by Abigail Giblin.
Dec 4 to 17 Under the Pear Tree by Grace Garton.
Dec 6 to Jan 30, 2020 Immortelle by Abigail Giblin.
Dec 19 to Jan 8, 2020 Images of Tasmania 22.
Jan 10 to 22, 2020 Parallelism – Convergence – Infiltration by Mark Aheimer and Catherine Rogers.
Jan 30 to Feb 2, 2020 CONTRA by Ian McKenzie and Vickie Webb.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place (enter via the Watergate), Hobart 7000.
(03) 6165-7000.
tmagmail@tmag.tas.gov.au
www.tmag.tas.gov.au
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.
Closed Good Friday, Anzac Day and Christmas Day.

Wagner Framemakers
72 Brisbane Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8599.
info@wagnerframemakers.com.au
www.wagnerframemakers.com.au
Fine Art Framing for Individuals and Institutions.

North Hobart

Contemporary Art Tasmania
27 Tasma Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-0445.
info@contemporaryart.org.au
www.contemporaryarttasmania.org
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Dec 15 Annual Members Exhibition and Party.
Jan 17 to 20, 2020 The Kookaburra Self – Relocation Project (WHOSLAUGHINGJACKASS) by Fernando do Campo. An offsite project presented in partnership with Mona Foma 2020.
Jan 25 to Feb 23, 2020 La morte mi troverà vivo by Mat Ward, curated by Sarah Jones.

Launceston

Academy Gallery
Academic Division, Academy of the Arts, University of Tasmania, Invermay Road, Inveresk, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6324-4410.
Malcom.Bywaters@utas.edu.au
www.utas.edu.au/creative-arts/art#galleries
Director: Dr Malcom Bywaters.
Free admission.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, closed weekends and public hols.
Dec 3 to 19 PhD Presentation.
Wed 15 and Thurs 16 Jan, 9am-5pm and Sat 18 and 19 Jan, 2-8pm Video title: Heat – Hissy Fit is Jade Muratore, EO Gill and Nat Randall, with sound by James Brown.
Gallery closed from Fri Dec 20, re-opening Jan 6, 2020.

Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery
Art Gallery at 2 Wellington Street, and Museum at 2 Invermay Road, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6323-3777.
www.qvmag.tas.gov.au
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
Queen Victoria Art Gallery, Royal Park:
To Dec 2020 Calculating Infinity by Josh Foley – an uncanny live art project of multidimensional proportions.

Artist Josh Foley. Courtesy Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

Dec 14 to April 14, 2020 ArtRage – an annual, touring exhibition that showcases work by Tasmanian students studying pre-tertiary visual arts. The exhibition is a unique and inspiring snapshot into the creative minds of young artists.

Ben Shelley, No. 247 – Impartial Conversation, tactile print. Courtesy the artist and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

Queen Victoria Museum, Inveresk:
Jan 11 to 20, 2020 Mona Foma 2020. The MOFO party returns. Get amongst the fun at the Festival Hub at Inveresk.

Photograph: MONA/Rémi Chauvin

Sawtooth ARI
Level 1, 160 Cimitiere Street, Launceston 7250.
(03) 6331-2777.
sawtoothari@gmail.com
www.sawtoothari.com
Free entry.
Thurs-Fri 11.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 3.00.

North West Coast

Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Burnie Arts & Function Centre, Wilmot Street, Burnie 7320.
(03) 6430-5875.
gallery@burnie.net
www.burniearts.net
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.30, Sat-Sun and public hols 1.30 to 4.00.

Devonport Regional Gallery
paranaple arts centre, Rooke Street, Devonport 7310.
(03) 6420-2900.
artgallery@devonport.tas.gov.au
www.devonportgallery.com
Mon-Fri 7.30 to 4.45, Sat-Sun and public hols 7.30 to 2.00.
To Jan 19, 2020 RACT Insurance Tasmanian Portrait Prize.
Nov 30 to Jan 5 Olly Read: Serene and Menacing.
Also, Darryl Rogers: Rust, Resin and Reality.
Dec 7 to Feb 23, 2020 Modern Sublime – Photographs from the Robinson Collection.

Olly Read, I touch myself: suspended skin, 2019, soft sculpture: wood, fabric, fishing line, tacks, metal brackets
Courtesy the artist and Devonport Regional Gallery