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Judy Jackson’s inspiration

We are looking forward to welcoming current exhibiting artist Judy Jackson to the Gallery as Artist in Residence from the 28th of August to the 3rd of September. It is always such a pleasure to have our exhibiting artists onsite, for visitors to have the opportunity to meet the artist and to hear for themselves ... Read More
Thanks for the Book…

Thanks for the Book…

In my office on the shelf is a book titled A Letter from Tasmania by Jonathan Bowden. He sent it to me after we met at Cradle Mountain to discuss him exhibiting.  It included a handwritten note with the sentiment…’I am delighted at the prospect of showing at your gallery.’   In the rare moments ... Read More
Annual Exhibition Call Out 2019

Annual Exhibition Call Out 2019

With one week to go until submissions close for our 2019 Exhibition Call Out, while you are busy collating and sending in your applications, let me tell you a little bit more about what makes exhibiting at Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery so unique. Here artists get chance to exhibit and engage with Tasmania’s primary tourist ... Read More
There’s a world out there, you must understand

There’s a world out there, you must understand

Art is a way to make sense of the world. It is a language all of itself that provides an artist with the vocabulary to express great joy, immense sadness and extraordinary turmoil; both as an individual and in response to what is happening around us in the world. It is a tool for us ... Read More
The Creative environment; a place for everyone

The Creative environment; a place for everyone

Each time I drive from Hobart to Cradle Mountain I am reminded of the extraordinary colours of nature. Nobody can do green like nature. The lush, luminescent lime green that appears at dusk to welcome in the evening. Landscape inspires artists. It always has. Sometimes an artist can try to replicate their environment through a ... Read More
Out of Nowhere Exhibition and Curator’s Update

Out of Nowhere Exhibition and Curator’s Update

  Galleries are places that can delight, infuriate and sometimes confuse visitors. The job of a curator is to present the work and provide cues that assist the stray that wanders into a gallery using signage, interpretive information, catalogues etc. Often galleries sit within a precinct; tourist, cultural or art precinct. Salamanca in Tasmania, The ... Read More
Inspired by Tasmania’s Wilderness

Inspired by Tasmania’s Wilderness

The UNESCO Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage area takes in a number of national parks and covers a large portion of the state. In fact, the area is approximately half the size of Massachusetts in the United States of America and if you were to compare it to somewhere closer to Australia, you could fit Singapore ... Read More
An Experience Centre at Cradle Mountain

An Experience Centre at Cradle Mountain

The Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery is located at Cradle Mountain Hotel, just minutes from the boundary of one of Tasmania’s most famous and most treasured national parks, the Cradle Mountain – Lake St. Clair National Park. There are so many things to do at Cradle Mountain, including walking the trails, canyoning with Cradle Mountain Canyons, ... Read More
Our Little Alpine Garden

Our Little Alpine Garden

As you are wandering your way through the Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery, you’ll walk around a beautiful, inform alpine garden in the centre of the building. This little garden is fully encircled by our different gallery rooms of superb wilderness-inspired art and is a work of art in itself. The garden includes Tasmanian alpine and ... Read More
Tastings & Group Visits

Tastings & Group Visits

The Cradle Mountain Wilderness Gallery is open seven days a week to all visitors to the Cradle Mountain area and if you’re touring by yourself, as a couple, with a small group or a large group, we welcome you to call in and see our magnificent collection of wilderness-inspired art. If you are traveling with ... Read More