Participating arts businesses
Open Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm or by appointment
One of Australia's foremost contemporary art galleries, Bett Gallery represents leading painters, sculptors, photographers, jewellers, printmakers and ceramicists whilst also supporting young, emerging artists. Tasmanian artists represented include Barbie Kjar, David Keeling, Helen Wright, Ricky Maynard, Philip Wolfhagen, Tim Burns, Julie Gough, Tricky Walsh, Richard Wastell, Rob O'Connor, Michael Schlitz, Raymond Arnold, Amanda Davies, Tom O'Hern, Nicholas Blowers, David Stephenson, Amber Koroluk-Stephenson, Sue Lovegrove, Anne MacDonald, Troy Ruffels, Matt Calvert, Ian Bonde, Aunti Corrie Fullard and Jeanette James.
Open Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Colville Gallery specialises in modern and contemporary Tasmanian and Australian artists, featuring painting, works on paper, photography and sculpture in a program of monthly exhibitions. The artists represented demonstrate contemporary art practice in their exploration, interpretation and pursuit of landscape and memory through works in modern landscape, city and streetscape, interiors, still life and abstract.
David Parums Design
Open by appointment only.
David Parums Design specialises in the hand-crafting of Damascus steel rings accented with only the best 18ct golds and gemstones. David draws on his experience as both a knifemaker and jeweller to create pieces that combine the beauty and mystique of ancient metalsmithing techniques with the precision of modern metalurgy.
Open Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Despard Gallery was established in Hobart in July 1987. Since that time the Gallery has consistently blended established and emerging artists working in various mediums including painting, sculpture, photography, furniture, mixed media and decorative arts.
Open Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm, Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Located within the Salamanca Arts Centre precinct in Hobart, Gallery Salamanca showcases quality art and specifically Tasmanian contemporary art and objects of design, providing an engaging venue for makers to communicate and express their ideas. Representing over ninety artists and makers, the Gallery exhibits works in ceramics, glass, jewellery, sculpture and textiles, along with paintings by many of Tasmania's most gifted artists.
Handmark - Hobart
Open daily 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Since 1980 Handmark has encouraged an extraordinary range of talents from the Tasmanian art and craft movements. The most successful of these artists are now represented in national and international galleries, and in many private and government collections. Works by new and established artists and craftspeople are represented at solo and at group exhibitions throughout the year. The Gallery maintains a varied stock of ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood and textiles, together with paintings, works on paper and sculpture.
Henry Jones Art Hotel
Open guest access 24 hours
Open public access 10:00 am-5:00 pm Mon - Fri or by appointment
The Henry Jones, Australia's first Art Hotel, features original contemporary artworks by emerging and established Tasmanian artists. Artists represented are graduates from the Tasmanian School of Art, independent artists and artists in affiliation with a selection of Hobart's commercial galleries. Original paintings, prints, works on paper, photo media, sculpture and design objects feature throughout the Hotel and are available for sale.
Henry Jones Design Gallery
Open Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm, Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Henry Jones Design Gallery represents a showcase of the finest pieces of Tasmanian art and craft, featuring work in furniture design using Tasmanian minor species woods, sculptures in bronze, steel and stone, ceramics, glass, jewellery and an array of gifts in Tasmanian wood. Carved into the ground floor of the redeveloped Henry Jones Jam Factory, this spacious and inviting gallery prides itself on being dedicated to displaying the skills of uniquely talented Tasmanians.
Open Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm (Winter 10:00 am - 4:00 pm)
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Inka Gallery is an artist-run cooperative promoting contemporary Tasmanian art. Meet the artists and discover original artworks (painting, printmaking, collage and photography) in our unique gallery in historic Salamanca Arts Centre.
Laura McCusker Furniture
Open by appointment.
Laura McCusker Furniture are Hobart based bespoke furniture makers. Their work features traditional craftsmanship and joinery techniques with a contemporary design aesthetic. All pieces are designed and made to last, using locally sourced materials wherever possible.
Metal Urges Fine Jewellery and Diamonds
Open Tue - Fri 9:00 am 5:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Winner of four national jewellery design competitions, Metal Urges Fine Jewellery is passionate about designing, creating and supplying diamonds, coloured gems and engagement and wedding rings beyond your wildest dreams!
Open Wed - Sat 11:00 am 4:00 pm
Penny Contemporary is a boutique gallery situated in the Hobart CBD that represents Tasmanian, national and international artists.
Exhibitions comprise a broad range of art, including photography, drawing, painting, sculpture, new media, print, glass and ceramics.
* Note COLLECT only applies to the Tasmanian artists' work
Saddler's Court Gallery
Open daily 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saddler's Court Gallery specialises in contemporary Tasmanian artworks – paintings, prints, glass, ceramics, wood, boxes, jewellery, sculpture, leather and furniture. Each piece is personally selected based not on fashion but its ability to reflect something of Tasmania.
Wild Island Tasmania
Summer: Open Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Public holidays 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Winter: Open Monday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Public holidays closed
Wild Island explores the nature of Tasmania through original gallery works, fine design and gifts, cultural events and dedicated nature based workshops. Wild Island seeks to awaken and enliven our intrinsic connection with nature to engage, inspire and uplift.
The Wild Island gallery hosts regular exhibitions of two-dimensional and mixed media artworks, Tasmanian timber design, textiles, ceramics, jewellery, photography and more. The gallery features an extensive collection of the iconic and groundbreaking work of Peter Dombrovskis, pre-eminent in Tasmanian wilderness.
Wild Island also offers a diverse and unique selection of high quality, ethically produced, nature-based gifts from Tasmania, including clothing, lifestyle items, books, toys, educational materials, art-cards and prints.
Open Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Specialising in fine and decorative arts and fine handcrafted furniture, "1842" occupies one of Launceston's oldest commercial buildings on the corner of St John and Cimitiere Streets. The retail showroom is in the original Counting House of Johnstone and Wilmot's wholesale grocery business, while the furniture workshop and exhibition space are in the unusual warehouse building, considered architecturally unique in Australia. From the inner-city showroom, "1842" also retail hand-made furniture and wood products from Northern Tasmanian makers and exhibit art and glassware by Tasmania's finest artists. The artisans of "1842" make fine, hand-crafted studio furniture, mainly from Tasmanian timbers such as Huon Pine, Myrtle, Blackwood and Sassafras.
Open Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Design Tasmania is a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to support and sustain design. They have a shop, exhibition space and wood collection that is located on the edge of City Park in Launceston. The Design Tasmania shop is wholly dedicated to Tasmanian design and is perfect place to pick up gifts or a unique piece for your collection, from large furniture pieces, either off the floor or custom made, to the most exquisite smallwares including jewellery, ceramics, glass, timber and so much more.
Gallery Pejean Launceston
Open Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Located in the heart of Launceston's CBD in the vibrant George Street precinct, Gallery Pejean is Launceston's leading contemporary commercial art gallery. Showcasing both established and emerging artists, the gallery has a focus on Tasmanian artists, working across a broad spectrum of mediums and styles. With two distinct gallery spaces, a monthly program of exhibitions allows for both solo exhibitions and group shows, while constantly showcasing the gallery's select group of artists.
Handmark - Evandale
Open daily 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Opened in 2009, the sister gallery to Handmark - Hobart exhibits the same outstanding range of Tasmanian talent that has made Handmark synonymous with fine Tasmanian art and design for decades. Works by new and established artists and craftspeople are represented at solo and at group exhibitions throughout the year. The Gallery maintains a varied stock of ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood and textiles, together with paintings, works on paper and sculpture.
Scottsdale Art Gallery Café
Open Mon - Sun 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Scottsdale Art Gallery Café has been operating since 2005, housed in the architecturally designed gallery space in Scottsdale's business centre. The Gallery represents both Tasmanian established and emerging artists. The annual arts calendar includes solo and group showings. Artwork includes paintings from many of the State's best artists and also jewellery from semi-precious stones, glasswork, timber craft from the state's beautiful native timbers, ceramics, textiles, limited edition prints, photography featuring the beauty of the state's landscapes and the traditional Hanji paper craft.
Simon Ancher Studio
Summer: Open Monday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Winter: Open Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm or by appointment
Simon Ancher's showroom displays one off, hand crafted sculptural pieces through to dining table settings and coffee tables. Designed with an architectural edge and attention to detail, each piece is unique. The studio is based in a heritage listed warehouse in the Launceston CBD and offers Simon's contemporary furniture as well as lighting and other objects.
Image credit: Jonathan Wherrett
28 Franklin Street, Swansea
03 6257 9095
Open Wed - Sun 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Artifakt Gallery is a contemporary art and craft venue with a regular exhibition program showing a range of Tasmania's most respected artists and craftspeople. The gallery is situated on the waterfront in the seaside town of Swansea on Tasmania's spectacular east coast.