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Image: Main Street, Zeehan, 1912. Photo: West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan

The Tasmanian Government Art Site Scheme Commission

LocationZeehan Primary School
ArtworkWall based OR freestanding artwork that tells the story of Zeehan
Artwork budget$14 800 + GST
Project number075715

Zeehan Primary School was established in 1891 during the glory days of mining in Zeehan and the West Coast of Tasmania. The school is proud of its rich mining history and they would like to commission an artwork that communicates that story to their students, the community and visitors to the town.

Applications are sought from contemporary artists to create a contemporary artwork that tells that story. This could be either a freestanding or wall based artwork that will be located at the front entrance to the school.

This commission is open to Tasmanian artists only.


Submissions and enquiries

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Applications are submitted through the online application system SmartyGrants. Applicants will need to register or log in to SmartyGrants before starting their application.

Public art - application form

If you have any questions about this commission please contact Catherine Wolfhagen on (03) 6777 2791 or

Applications close 11:59 pm, Monday 20 January 2020

Image: (left) Main Street, Zeehan, 2019. (right) Main Street, Zeehan, 1912. Photo: West Coast Heritage Centre, Zeehan.