Tasmanian art and artists

Tasmania has many talented writers, designers, artists, musicians, performers and arts companies. These are only a small sample of professional artists in the state. They are from the Tasmanian Arts Guide.
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Must see Hobart bands - image of the Bears. Former drummer of short lived Hobart bands Trainpark and Lifecoach, gives his perspective on the Tassie music scene.

Must see Hobart bands - image of the Bears. Former drummer of short lived Hobart bands Trainpark and Lifecoach, gives his perspective on the Tassie music scene.

Tasmanian artists, Jerome Dobinson and Amanda Kay collaborated with Matt Westlake last year to produce Wisp, a public art installation inside the Glenorchy Police Station for the Tasmanian Government Art Site Scheme. Dobinson and Kay are joint Creative Directors at Hobart design studio The 3rd Door (T3D). #publicart #glasstreatment

Tasmanian artists, Jerome Dobinson and Amanda Kay collaborated with Matt Westlake last year to produce Wisp, a public art installation inside the Glenorchy Police Station for the Tasmanian Government Art Site Scheme. Dobinson and Kay are joint Creative Directors at Hobart design studio The 3rd Door (T3D). #publicart #glasstreatment

Laura McCusker working in her studio. After starting her furniture design business in Sydney’s industrial wasteland in 1996, Laura McCusker relocated to an old apple shed in Moonah, a suburb in Hobart, Tasmania, where she and partner Peter Howard now create exquisite furniture

Laura McCusker working in her studio. After starting her furniture design business in Sydney’s industrial wasteland in 1996, Laura McCusker relocated to an old apple shed in Moonah, a suburb in Hobart, Tasmania, where she and partner Peter Howard now create exquisite furniture

Must take stock of myself by Tom Samek. He was born in Prague and lived there until he was seventeen. As a young man he travelled extensively throughout Europe and lived in Germany, Switzerland and Austria before migrating to Australia in 1971. Although he has no formal art education his extensive resume, exhibition history and collections list indicate an artist of great diversity and immense skill. He describes himself as painter, sculptor, printmaker, mural artist and theatre set…

Must take stock of myself by Tom Samek. He was born in Prague and lived there until he was seventeen. As a young man he travelled extensively throughout Europe and lived in Germany, Switzerland and Austria before migrating to Australia in 1971. Although he has no formal art education his extensive resume, exhibition history and collections list indicate an artist of great diversity and immense skill. He describes himself as painter, sculptor, printmaker, mural artist and theatre set…

Image: Missed: Sydney Gazette, 2 September 1804. by Julie Gough. Julie is a Tasmanian Aboriginal artist whose research and art practice involves uncovering and re-presenting  subsumed and often conflicting histories, often referring to her own and her family’s experiences as Tasmanian Aboriginal people. Current work in installation, sound and video provides the means to explore ephemerality, absence and recurrence.

Image: Missed: Sydney Gazette, 2 September 1804. by Julie Gough. Julie is a Tasmanian Aboriginal artist whose research and art practice involves uncovering and re-presenting subsumed and often conflicting histories, often referring to her own and her family’s experiences as Tasmanian Aboriginal people. Current work in installation, sound and video provides the means to explore ephemerality, absence and recurrence.

David Parums is a Tasmaniaan jeweller who draws on his experience both as a knifemaker and jeweller to create unique hand crafted rings from Damascus steel and only the best 18ct golds and gemstones. Through his work he explores the juxtaposition of ancient metalsmithing techniques with the precision of modern metalurgy.

David Parums is a Tasmaniaan jeweller who draws on his experience both as a knifemaker and jeweller to create unique hand crafted rings from Damascus steel and only the best 18ct golds and gemstones. Through his work he explores the juxtaposition of ancient metalsmithing techniques with the precision of modern metalurgy.

Vulnerable endevours I, 105x105cm, oil on board. William Rhodes work is often emotive, powerful, serene and suggestive. His work is broad in scope, ranging from draftsman like drawings to open, free expressionist gestural paintings. Constantly experimenting his work tends to look into the link between machinery, people and the Tasmanian landscape. His work often speaks to imagination and memory. Place, experiences and the elements of a uniquely Tasmanian landscape.

Vulnerable endevours I, 105x105cm, oil on board. William Rhodes work is often emotive, powerful, serene and suggestive. His work is broad in scope, ranging from draftsman like drawings to open, free expressionist gestural paintings. Constantly experimenting his work tends to look into the link between machinery, people and the Tasmanian landscape. His work often speaks to imagination and memory. Place, experiences and the elements of a uniquely Tasmanian landscape.

Plain Packaging II by Paul Gundry. Who lives and works in Moonah, Tasmania. He graduated from The School of Art, University of Tasmania (now Tasmanian College of the Arts) in 1997 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honors (Painting). Also completed a Bachelor of Arts, Honors (History) in 2003 (University of Tasmania).  He has been exhibiting commercially since 2006, and joined Colville Gallery (Tasmania) in 2008.

Plain Packaging II by Paul Gundry. Who lives and works in Moonah, Tasmania. He graduated from The School of Art, University of Tasmania (now Tasmanian College of the Arts) in 1997 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, Honors (Painting). Also completed a Bachelor of Arts, Honors (History) in 2003 (University of Tasmania). He has been exhibiting commercially since 2006, and joined Colville Gallery (Tasmania) in 2008.

Emily Blom is a Hobart based artist whose work explores notions of memory, authenticity and originality. Having completed her Major in Printmaking at the University of Tasmania, Emily’s work is a blend of the traditional and contemporary. Utilising printmaking techniques combined with painting, textiles, collage and photography, she creates multi-layered, hybrid works.

Emily Blom is a Hobart based artist whose work explores notions of memory, authenticity and originality. Having completed her Major in Printmaking at the University of Tasmania, Emily’s work is a blend of the traditional and contemporary. Utilising printmaking techniques combined with painting, textiles, collage and photography, she creates multi-layered, hybrid works.

Drawing by Tasmanian artist Tom O'Hern. The work is called: "I've taken my vitamin d tablets ad I've gone for a walk on Knocklofty and I'm feeling much better now. Honest."

Drawing by Tasmanian artist Tom O'Hern. The work is called: "I've taken my vitamin d tablets ad I've gone for a walk on Knocklofty and I'm feeling much better now. Honest."

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