Contemporary Art Tasmania (CAT) is an independent, non-collecting public gallery that supports artists and audiences by facilitating production, exhibition development and presentation, touring and the interpretation of works by living artists. It is integral to the visual arts ecology in Tasmania.
CAT has a demonstrable depth of commitment to artist development that supports living artists and arts workers at all career stages through delivering ongoing curatorial and governance mentorship programs for more than 25 years, as well as the high- level artist development program Shotgun and, more recently, an enhanced studio-based development program. CAT evolved from the artist-run-initiative, Chameleon, founded in 1982 and retains the collective, artist-driven ethos of the model. Its programs continue to be selected or developed through panels of experts in the field.
CAT members are professional artists, organisations, or simply art-loving people who want to support what CAT does. Members receive invitations to every exhibition and event, and are eligible to stand for election to the CAT Board and vote for Board Members, plus much more.
• Gallery shop
• Onsite parking
• Wheelchair access