University of Tasmania Fine Art Collection

University of Tasmania Fine Art Collection

A collection of contemporary Australian art dispersed throughout the University buildings. There is no Gallery area exclusively for the collection.

Address: 
University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay Campus, Churchill Avenue, Sandy Bay, TAS
Tel: 
0362202233
Hours: 
Corridors & foyers normal office hours, other areas by appointment.
Admission: 
Free
Images
Facilities: 
Not applicable
Collection: 
Art paintings, art photographs, contemporary art, decorative arts, drawings and prints, glass, pottery and ceramic, sculpture, textiles and weaving. Approximately 1800 objects
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Items

Painting

Post Italy 1

Post Italy 1
Creator:
Paul Zika
Description:
Acrylic on Wood 262x144x9.5cms
Date:
1990
Item Id Number:
UT1991/093

purchased through the University's Art in Public Buildings Scheme, 1991.

Photograph

Larsemann Hills, Antarctica

Larsemann Hills, Antarctica
Creator:
David Stephenson
Description:
Large photo jet printed onto canvas. Full work 2 panels 270 x 332 cms each.
Date:
1990
Item Id Number:
UT1991/093

Painting

As You Were

As You Were
Creator:
Robert Rooney
Description:
Acrylic painting on canvas, 122 x 198 cms.
Date:
1986
Item Id Number:
UT1986/018

Ceramic

White backed magpie coffee set

White backed magpie coffee set
Creator:
Dawn Oakford
Description:
Coffee jug and mugs
Date:
1991
Item Id Number:
UT1991/060

Purchased by the University Fine Arts Committee

Sculpture fountain

Centenary Fountain

Centenary Fountain
Creator:
Les Blakebrough
Description:
Two pillars of ceramic tiles on slate base at Sandy Bay Campus. Ceramic tile prisms, 4m high. Slate pool, 4 x 4m.
Date:
1990
Item Id Number:
UT1990/002

The fountain was commisioned by the University for its Centenary, with generous assistance from the Visual Arts& Crafts Board, Australia Council for the Arts, 1990.