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Case studies: Public art

Arts Tasmania manages public art commissions for the state government through the Tasmanian Government Art Site Scheme and assists clients in the private, community, local and federal government sectors to develop and manage public art or design commissions specific to their needs through the Corporate Art Scheme.

See Public art for more information about the program.

Policing public art

Image credit: The 3rd Door, Wisp, 2014, vinyl

Policing public art

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Design collective The 3rd Door and Matt Westlake recently completed the public art that features in the new Glenorchy Police Station. The Tasmanian Government Art Site Scheme commission brief called for three separate elements to be completed, including artworks for the foyer, glass embellishments for internal windows and a conference table. The client was keen for the artworks to create a ... read more

Have you seen The Distiller yet?

Image Credit: Tricky Walsh and Mish Meijers with The Distiller. Photograph: Julie Stoneman

Have you seen The Distiller yet?

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

If you have visited TMAG lately you might have come across the spectacular new contemporary public artwork by two local artists, Tricky Walsh and Mish Meijers.

Tricky and Mish were commissioned to create a contemporary public artwork through the Tasmanian Government Art Site Scheme that is managed by arts@work through Arts Tasmania. The work now takes pride of place in the newly renovated Link Foyer at the Tasmanian Museum ... read more