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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 Piper Newman
(Grade 10 Riverside High School)

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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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April 17th, 6:43 pm

Tasmanian Art Teachers - TATA

Yes!In an unprecedented, world premiere exhibition, the National Gallery of Victoria will present the work of two of the most significant and influential artists of the late twentieth century in Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines. Exclusive to Melbourne, the exhibition will offer new and fascinating insights into their unique visual languages and reveal, for the first time, the many intersections between their lives, practices and ideas. Opening December 1, 2019. #NGV #HaringBasquiat

With thanks to Principal Partner Mercedes-Benz Australia

Image 1: Keith Haring
Untitled 1982
acrylic on vinyl tarpaulin with metal grommets
308.6 x 301.6 cm
Private collection
Keith Haring artwork © Keith Haring Foundation
Image 2: Jean-Michel Basquiat
Untitled 1982
oilstick, acrylic, and spray paint on canvas
183.0 x 173.0 cm
Private collection
© Estate of Jean-Michel Basquiat. Licensed by Artestar, New York
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April 17th, 10:16 am

Tasmanian Art Teachers - TATA

Have you been to ARTRAGE 2018 yet? Don't miss it at Queen Victoria Museum and Art GalleryCHECK OUT ArtRage BEFORE APRIL 23: This unique and inspiring journey into the creative minds of talented Tasmanian pre-tertiary visual arts students showcases more than 100 individual works in mediums ranging from analogue photography and traditional printmaking techniques to sculpture, video animation and 3D printing technology.

On display at the Queen Victoria Museum, Inveresk since December, this stunning exhibition closes April 23 - entry is free: don’t miss out.
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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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