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Artist in Residence program

The Tasmanian Artist in Residence (AiR) program was run between 2010 - 2016 and provided residencies for professional artists to focus on their practice in an educational environment working alongside teachers and students

The AiR Artist in Residence Program was funded in partnership with the Australia Council for the Arts.

AiR 2016

This short film tracks one of the Tasmanian AIR 2016 artists, Dylan Sheridan at Hobart College, Tasmania.

AiR 2015

This short film tracks one of the Tasmanian AIR 2015 artists, Dean Stevenson (musician/composer) at St Michael's Collegiate School.

AiR 2014

Alicia is a contemporary artist working in the area of bio-art and sculpture. During her residency at Launceston Church Grammar, Alicia shared insights into the physical and conceptual elements of her practice as she worked towards an exhibition alongside the students.

Laura is an emerging multi-media artist whose practice involves experimenting with projection, drawing and performance. Laura worked alongside students at Guilford Young College experimenting with video-based performance work, drawing from everyday images and creating a number of exhibition works that explore illusionism and the paradox of representation.

Rosemary is a visual artist who worked in an open studio and external sites around The Hutchins School, primarily focussing on a large ephemeral drawing in a pedestrian tunnel within the school environment.

Selena is an emerging multi-media artist who used her residency to explore material for a new project and engage students with sustainable art forms and emergent technologies.

Serena is a visual artist who works primarily with clay. Through her residency Serena explored ideas of multiples through materials sourced within the school to develop an installation work for exhibition.

Heath is a contemporary composer who used his residency to develop both new material and a series of semi-improvised musical pieces in collaboration with students.

Sally Rees and Matt Warren are both multi-media artists. Through a collaborative residency they explored the Hauntology project; an open media exploration of the two artists hometown of Burnie. This project, the snowman, is the basis for the development of new work.

AiR 2013

This short film tracks one of the Tasmanian AIR 2013 artists, Andy Vagg, during his residency with students at Claremont College, Tasmania.

AiR 2012

This short video features artists Kelly Drummond Cawthon and Julie Waddington with students from Kingston High School showcasing their residency.

AiR 2011

This short video features artists Nick Hobbs and Freya Sant with students from Mountain Heights School, Queenstown showcasing their residency.

AiR 2010

This short video features visual artist Andy Vagg with students from Bridgewater High School showcasing his residency.