Kit Hiller

Winter Birdcount – Montagu Island, 2007

oil on canvas

140 x 168cm

From the artist

Our interest in remote and wild landscapes can often be superficial or even fanciful, but these are the places that the avid birdwatcher frequents in seeking out prey, wither for scientific or aesthetic purpose.

Artist background

Born Hobart, 1948. Lives and works at Lower Mt Hicks near Burnie. Has been exhibiting primarily in Hobart, Burnie and Sydney since the late 1970s. Won Portia Geach Memorial Prize 1996, 1997 & 2009. Finalsit in Archibald Prize 1982 – 1986. Her work is held by the Queen Victoria Museum and Gallery, Tasmania and the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Artbank and several university and regional collections.

Represented by Australian Galleries, Melbourne