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The Tasmanian Art Teachers' Association provides art education advice, information and assistance to members. TATA advocates for the Visual Art education sector in relation to policy and curriculum development to build social capital through quality art education.



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Tasmanian Art Teachers Association

Artwork by Bethany
(Prospect High School, Tasmania)

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TATA serves members who are specialist art teachers; educators who teach art; student art teachers and professionals engaged in art education.

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November 25th, 7:04 am

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We can’t wait for this year’s iteration of ArtRage! ❤️Last week our Curator, Ash Bird, was on the north west coast selecting works for ArtRage 2020. We asked him how it went:

‘The more I see I get an understanding of how this year has impacted on these students. Even if their work doesn’t respond to COVID-19 and isolation directly there is an emotional gravity to the work, and in many ways detailed works that are the result of quiet moments at home on their own. It’s going to be an amazing year for ArtRage and the hardest I’ve had to select in the five years I’ve worked on this show, there is a WOW moment every day! I can't wait to share the talent of these wonderful artists in December.’

And we can’t wait to share them with you all soon too!

#behindthescenes #ArtRage2020
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November 24th, 11:15 pm

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Congratulations to all TCE visual art students around the state for all they have accomplished this year, and gratitude to your fantastic teachers. An extra high five to those students who have had their work selected for the annual ARTRAGE exhibition! 👏❤️ ... See MoreSee Less

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November 14th, 9:46 am

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Spectacular!

www.jamin.com.auWow 💖

Check out this gorgeous mural in Glebe by Hobart artist Jamin, of two beautiful currawongs looking out to the west.

What bird do you think of when you think of Hobart?

📷: Jamin
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NEW Teaching Resource: On Albatross Island

On Albatross Island drawings by Richard Wastell

Check out the "On Albatross Island" exhibition. This online gallery has been developed to accompany the On Albatross Island Education Kit.

The On Albatross Island Education Kit has been developed by art education specialists from the Tasmanian Art Teachers Association (TATA) in collaboration with Art Education Australia (AEA), and consultation with a range of education and cultural community and Arts industry stakeholders.

Professional Learning at MONA + Hadley's Art Prize RESOURCE 

Art Teachers from all over Tasmania participated in the MONA Professional Learning event in March 2018. Participants indulged in complex discussions about the current and future states of Arts Education in Tasmania and viewed exciting resources, such as: The Hadley's Art Prize Education Kit.

"Aligned with the Australian Curriculum, it has been developed by art education specialists in partnership with the Hadley’s Art Prize curator, and is endorsed by Art Education Australia, the peak national professional association that supports and promotes art education at all levels within Australia. Schools groups are encouraged to use the Education Kit and visit the finalists’ exhibition." - Hadley's Art Prize

Keep an eye out for more PL opportunities via our website and Facebook page.

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