Kit Hiller draws inspiration from the native flora and fauna of North-West Tasmania where she lives and works, creating distinctive hand-coloured linocuts which reflect her appreciation and keen observation of her surrounds. Hiller’s bold and decorative works are printed in black then hand-coloured with rich colour harmonies and contrasts; conveying the abundance of beauty and life from this unique and captivating landscape.
This exhibition presents a series of works celebrating the diverse bird and plant species from the magnificent natural landscape of Tasmania. Kingfishers, Greenshanks and Pink-eared ducks are masterfully portrayed through clean linework and glorious colour. Hiller’s subjects range from individual species of flowers; Waratahs and West Coast Wildflowers, as well as scenic vistas of waterfalls and remote walking tracks. Hand-Coloured Linocuts also includes several self-portraits, as well as, still lives depicting luscious vases of flowers from the artist’s home and studio.
Painter and printmaker Kit Hiller was born in Hobart and studied at the Tasmanian School of …