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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
(Tasmanian Artist)

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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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June 16th, 10:20 am

Tasmanian Art Teachers - TATA
Good morning Tassie art teachers!A reminder that entries for the University of Tasmania sponsored Hadley's Student Prize are due on the 30th June (that's two weeks from today!)With entries rolling in from across the country, please remind your students of the deadline to get their entries in for this exciting new senior secondary student prize!Head to the comments for this post for the direct link to the entry form ūüé® ... See MoreSee Less
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June 14th, 10:23 pm

Tasmanian Art Teachers - TATA
Meet Zoe Grey, a finalist in our upcoming Hadley's Art Prize.Zoe is a contemporary painter who grew up in Marrawah, a remote coastal town on the far Northwest coast of lutruwita/Tasmania. A raw and rugged place, Marrawah faces west, welcoming giant swells and roaring winds straight from the Southern Ocean. Zoe’s intimate lived experience of this unique landscape and her deep, evolving relationship to that place informs her painting practice. Zoe graduated with First Class Honours from University of Tasmania, School of Arts and Media in 2018. She has exhibited nationally and her work is held in private collections around Australia. She is currently based in nipaluna/Hobart, pursuing her practice at the Artist Run Initiative Good Grief Studios. Zoe is represented by @Despard Gallery. Photography by Eden Meure. ... See MoreSee Less
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June 11th, 8:58 am

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Congratulations to Georgia Spain, winner of the Women's Art Prize Tasmania, and to Georgia Morgan for taking out the emerging artist prize!Incredible week for Georgia Spain, having won the 2021 Sulman Prize in this same week! ūüé®ūüĆü ... See MoreSee Less
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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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