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TCotA Forum (Inveresk) - Melissa Smith


TCotA Forum is a public program of the Tasmanian College of the Arts

Start Date

10 Sep 2015 12:30 pm

End Date

10 Sep 2015 1:30 pm


Lecture Theatre 1A181, Inveresk Campus

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Students and members of the public are welcome to attend.

Melissa SmithMelissa Smith primarily works with print, utilising traditional and new technologies. Her work references aspects of the landscape and in particular the shifts in the landscape that have occurred as a consequence of climatic changes, questioning its future balance.

In this Melissa's 20th year of exhibiting, her forum presentation will reflect on the journey her work has taken over this period of time and the part serendipity, various influences and connections and the art of juggling have played in the subsequent creative outcomes.

Melissa currently lives and works in Launceston, balancing her roles with Arts Tasmania as a Roving Curator and Program Officer for Public Art, with her arts practice. She has exhibited widely and her work is represented in corporate, tertiary, college and private collections in Australia and overseas including the National Gallery of Australia and Regional Galleries in New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania.

Upcoming ArtsForums17 September | Lola Greeno
24 September | Split Britches

image credit: Finding Centre 2013, linocut, 76cm x 47cm, Photograph by Mel de Ruyter

TCotA Forum is a series of free public lectures held at the Tasmanian College of the Arts (Inveresk). Students and members of the public are welcome to attend. Lectures are presented by staff, visiting scholars from Tasmania, mainland Australia and overseas, industry professionals and artists-in-residence.

Thursdays 12.30 - 1.30pm 

Lecture Theatre 1A181
Tasmanian College of the Arts (Inveresk)
Academy of the Arts
University of Tasmania
Inveresk Campus
Launceston 7250 AUSTRALIA