A solo gallery presentation at CAT in 2021, preceded by satellite activities throughout Tasmania including The Kookaburra Self-relocation project presented by Contemporary Art Tasmania and Mona Foma 2020.

Fernando do Campo, The Towneys Watched Back, acrylic on canvas, site-specific installation, 2017. Presented by Ararat Regional Art Gallery | Textiles Art Museum of Australia (Tama), Victoria.
SHOTGUN 7: Grace Herbert, Increase Productivity (installation view), 2019. Photo: Remi Chauvin.


A customised and intensive program of high-level industry access, production assistance and critical engagement for Tasmanian artist/s. Presented by CAT, DETACHED and Mona.


The Contemporary Art Tasmania touring program supports a range of curators, artists and public galleries to develop and present touring exhibitions of contemporary art in Tasmania and across Australia.

Tricky Walsh, Playable Conjunction 8 (whenever, where ever), 2018, Playable Conjunction 7 (no sooner than), 2018, gouache on paper, 96 x 76cm each, touring nationally with the exhibition Systematic.
Matt Coyle, Full Cry, 2018. Ink, pencil, gouache and mixed media on paper mounted on hardboard, 74 x 104cm. Photo: Simon Cuthbert. From the exhibition DIRTY PAPER, a Contemporary Art Tasmania and Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery partnership project.


Off-site projects developed and presented with a range of strategic partnering organisations.


Contemporary Art Tasmania commissions a solo exhibition by a Tasmanian artist annually.

James Newitt, Delay, 2018. Photo: Lou Conboy. Photo Remi Chauvin.
Natasha Tontey, video still from Pest to Power, 2019. Natasha Tontey will be participating in The Instrument Builders Project 5: Tasmania in 2020 and 2021.


Offering specialised public programs, education for all-ages, and multiple access points to Contemporary Art Tasmania’s activities.


A curatorially innovative, strategic and reactive programming model.

Sally Rees, installation view (detail) from the exhibition Artist to Artist, I wouldn’t say it if I didn’t mean it (Wands for the public to communicate their will to Government ), 2018. Eucalyptus, copper, salt, charcoal, dimensions variable. Photo: Jan Dallas.
Occasions hosted by Isabel Lewis, 2017. Photo: Lou Conboy.


An annual, specialised festival event offered in partnership with DarkLab.


An integrated program for CAT Studio residents to test, experiment and exhibit works in progress.

Alex Davern, installation view ofTartrazine, CAT Project Space, 2018. Photo: Peter Whyte.
Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2018: work by palawa jeweller Andrew Gail. Photo: Jillian Munday.

walantanalinany palingina (WaPa)

A Contemporary Art Tasmania initiative supporting the Tasmanian Aboriginal community’s artistic and cultural ambitions.

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