In Conversation with Viktor Zappner

Well respected jazz musician Viktor Zappner has many passions, including naive art.  He has been instrumental in encouraging the curation of the Tasmanian Naivist exhibition on now at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery. On the 21st July, 2pm Viktor will expand on his ideas about art, jazz and discuss the current exhibition. Free entry with refreshments available to purchase, with proceeds to go to Produce to the People Inc.  For more information contact the gallery on 64 305875


2018 'paper on skin' Exhibition - Burnie Regional Art Gallery

Finalists in the 2018 'paper on skin' competition are now on display at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery until 29th July.  See the incredible detail and painstaking artistry of this bold display of garments made from paper. A diversity of personal stories are told through the pieces. Free Entry.  Gallery open 10am - 4.30pm weekdays. 1.30pm - 4pm weekends. Image - 2018 paper on skin Friends of the Burnie Regional Art Gallery Runner Up Award - Polly Crowden, Adira of Aberlorne. Image - Grant Wells Photo



'paper on skin' Award Winners Announced

The paper on skin Gala Parade and Award evening was a stunning display of colour, creativity and masterful use of Burnie's signature element, paper. Awards are as follows: $5000 Betta Milk Major Award: Svenja 'Lichen Morphology'. $1500 Friends of the Regional Gallery Runner Up Award: Polly Crowden 'Adira of Aberlone'. $500 Cocoon Design Public Vote Award, Cynthia Hawkins, 'Empress at Forbidden City'. Image: Grant Wells Photo. Svenja - 'Lichen Morphology'


Diary Contributions Welcome

Burnie Arts Council Inc are happy to share upcoming arts events on this page. If you have an image or web-link they can also be included in the post. Send items to or call Lyndal Thorne on 0438 313 045. Selected items can also be shared on our Facebook page, with the contributors permission.