February 2019 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.
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.
Directors: Carol Bett, Emma Bett and Jack Bett.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 5.30, Sat 10.00 to 4.00.
To Feb 9 GUILLOTINE! by Robert O’Connor.
Also, Pendulous by Rosie Hastie.
Feb 15 to March 9 The Unfinished Print by Raymond Arnold.
Also, The infrastructure of life by Locust Jones.

Colville Gallery
91a Salamanca Place, Hobart 7004.
(03) 6224-4088, 0419-292-626.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Feb 8 to 27 New Works by Ian Parry.

Ian Parry, Window, 2018, oil on linen, 53 x 53cm. Courtesy the artist and Colville Gallery

Despard Gallery
Level 1, 15 Castray Esplanade, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-8266.
Mon-Fri 10.00 to 6.00, Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 11.00 to 4.00.
To Feb 3 Despard Annual Summer Show 18/19.
Feb 6 to March 3 The Wanderer, the Fool, and the Refuge by Jo Chew.

Jo Chew, The Optimist The Fool, 2018, acrylic and oil on canvas, 197 x 152cm. Courtesy the artist and Despard Gallery

Jo Chew, A Sum of Parts, 2018, acrylic and oil on canvas, 107 x 152cm. Courtesy the artist and Despard Gallery

Handmark Gallery
Unique Tasmanian Art & Design
77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6223-7895.
Feb 8 to 25 New paintings by Robyn Mckinnon.
2 Russell Street, Evandale, 7212.
(03) 6391-8193.
To Feb 6 ‘Summer’ Exhibition.
Feb 10 to March 3 New paintings and ceramics by Mairi Ward.

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.
Visit website for details.
To Feb 4 Fabien Giraud and Raphaël Siboni: The Unmanned: Part Two (The Everted Capital and The Form of Not).
To March 25 Toby Ziegler: Your shadow rising. Read more…

Plimsoll Gallery
School of Creative Arts, University of Tasmania
Hunter Street, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6226-4300.
Daily 12.00 to 5.00 during exhibitions, closed on Mon, Tues and public hols.
Feb 16 to 23 Higher Degrees by Research MFA examination exhibition – Eva Nilssen and Nicholas Randall.

Salamanca Arts Centre
65-77 Salamanca Place, Hobart 7000.
(03) 6234-8414.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00.
Jan 31 to Feb 12 DISSOLVE.
Feb 1 to 28 Aquatic Life – Reflections from Italy.
Feb 2 to 27 Borrowed Times by Brenda Blackman.
Feb 8 to 27 In the Wake of Hokusai.
Feb 13 to 25 East Coast – West Coast.

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Dunn Place (enter via the Watergate), Hobart 7000.
(03) 6165-7000.
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.
Fine Art Framing for Individuals and Institutions.

North Hobart

Contemporary Art Tasmania
27 Tasma Street, North Hobart 7000.
(03) 6231-0445.
Wed-Sun 12.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 24 Unspoken Rule – Archie Barrie, Louisa Bufardeci, Liam James, Annika Koops, Roee Rosen and Artur Zmiljewski. Curated by Stevie S. Han.


Academy Gallery
Academic Division, Academy of the Arts,
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.
To Feb 8 Art of the body: health, beauty & desire. Curated by Dr Malcom Bywaters.

Queen Victoria Museum & 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.
Art Gallery:
To Feb 17 The National Picture: The Art of Tasmania’s Black War – shining a light on two enthralling yet under-examined figures in Australian history: colonial artist Benjamin Duterrau and the ‘Conciliator’, George Augustus Robinson. Touring from the National Gallery of Australia.
To Feb 24 The Midlands: Whimsy and Pathos by Mandy Hunniford.
To March 24 I hope you get this by Raquel Ormella.
Feb 16 to May 19 Undercurrents. This iteration of the Artist and the Collection exhibition series focuses on three Tasmanian artists, all well-known printmakers.
To April 23 ArtRage 2018 – a unique and inspiring snapshot into the creative minds of talented Tasmanian students.

Milan Milojevic, Fruit and flowers (after WB Gould) No. 5, 2018, digital prints with screenprint. Collection the artist. Courtesy the artist and Queen Victoria Museum & Art Gallery

North West Coast

Burnie Regional Art Gallery
Burnie Arts & Function Centre, Wilmot Street, Burnie 7320.
(03) 6430-5875.
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.
Mon-Fri 7.30 to 4.45, Sat-Sun and public hols 7.30 to 2.00.

Wilderness Gallery
Enter via Cradle Mountain Hotel,
3718 Cradle Mountain Road, Cradle Mountain 7306.
Entry $5 per person, or $10 families, and free for hotel guests.
Daily 9.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 28 Parametric Wilderness by Josh Foley. Read more…

Josh Foley, “Out””In””Nature” (…In, out, in, out, in, out…), 2018, oil and acrylic on board, 60cm diameter. Courtesy the artist