About Kit

Christine Hiller lives on the North-West Coast of Tasmania.
Born in Hobart and trained at the Tasmanian School of Art she has exhibited her art for over thirty years.

Her watercolour portraits have been shown in the Archibald Prize exhibition on five occasions and she has won the Portia Geach Memorial Award for Women Portrait Painters three times. Now painting in oils, she produces landscapes of the North-West Coast of Tasmania, still-lives and portraits. She is also well known for her hand-coloured lino-cuts, elimination lino-cuts and dioramas.


2014 Kit Hiller Long Gallery Hobart
2014 Kit Hiller Linocuts Australian Galleries Melbourne
2011 Kit Hiller Linocuts Australian Galleries Sydney
2011 Kit Hiller Linocuts Australian Galleries Melbourne
2010 Kit Hiller survey show – Burnie Regional Art Gallery
2008 Kit Hiler – Mexico – Long Gallery Hobart
2006 Christine Hiller – Long Gallery, Hobart
2004 Christine Hiller – Long Gallery, Hobart
2003 Christine Hiller Printmaker – Sidewalk Gallery, Hobart
2002 Christine Hiller – Long Gallery, Hobart
2000 Christine Hiller – Long Gallery, Hobart
1998 Seabrook Road – Sidewalk Gallery, Hobart
1997 Post cards from France – Sidewalk Gallery, Hobart
1995 Watercolour Portraits – Artspace, Hellyer College. Burnie
1995 Lino-cuts – Sidewalk Gallery, Hobart
1995 Lino-cuts – Seasons Gallery, Sydney
1994 Tasmanian Bird Linocuts – Sidewalk Gallery, Hobart
1994 David Paul Vases – Watson’s Fine Art, Launceston
1993 Portraits and Prints – Freeman Gallery, Hobart
1992 Portraits – Artspace, Burnie
1991/92 Mexico, por que se rie? Devonport Art Gallery
1991/92 Linocuts, Cradle Mt. Visitors Centre
1991 Portraits and Prints – Freeman Gallery, Hobart
1990 Portraits and Prints – Salamanca Place Gallery, Hobart
1989 Portraits and Prints – Gallery Two, Launceston
1988 Portraits and Prints – Freeman Gallery, Hobart
1987 Lino-cuts – Joyce’s Gallery, Burnie
1987 Christine Hiller – Portraits & Linocuts, Devonport Art Gallery
1986 Christine Hiller, Burnie Art Gallery
1985 Portraits – Masterpiece Fine Arts Gallery, Hobart
1983 Joint Exhibition with Jim Marwood, Fine Arts Gallery, Tas. University
1982 Rialto Restaurant Gallery, Burnie


2006 Tasmanian Art Exhibition – Burnie
Trust Bank Exhibition – Launceston Show
Highland Life – Expressions Gallery, Bothwell
2005 Tasmanian Art Exhibition – Burnie
2004 John Glover Art Prize, Evandale
2003 Visy Board Exhibition, Launceston Church Grammar
2003 Tasmanian Landscape Painters, Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart
2003 Island Art Prize, Stanley
2002 Tasmanian Art Exhibition – Burnie
2002 Portia Geach Exhibition – Sydney
2000 Wrest Point 2000 Art Award – Hobart
Tas. Art Exhibition – Burnie Art Gallery
1999 Trust Bank Exhibition, Launceston Show
Trust Bank Exhibition, Launceston Show
Portia Geach Exhibition – S.H.Irving Gallery, Sydney
G4 Exhibition – Uni.of Tasmania, Burnie
1998 Grieve, Hawley, Hiller, Muruste – Long Gallery, Hobart
Coastal Art Group, Burnie – Guest artist
Portrait Show – Castlemaine Gallery, Victoria
Prints and Paintings – Seasons Gallery, Sydney
1997 Nisart – Launceston Print Show
1996 City of Hobart Art Prize Exhibition
David Paul Vases – Sidewalk Gallery, Hobart
International Print Fair – Sydney
Tasmanian Women’s Art – Tas. Museum & Art Gallery, Hobart
Art, Gender, Identity – Art Gallery, Devonport
ACAF Artists – Gallery Two, Launceston
The Alternate Show – Sidewalk Gallery, Hobart
Launceston Show Invitation Art Award
1994 ACAF – Exhibition Building, Melbourne
Launceston Show Invitation Exhibition
Tasmanian Art Exhibition – Burnie – Highly commended
City of Hobart Invitation Art Prize – Town Hall
1993 Island Exhibition – Salamanca Long Gallery, Hobart
The Flower – Plimsoll Gallery, Hobart and State tour
Christmas Exhibition – Freeman Gallery, Hobart
Summer Exhibition – Gallery Two, Launceston
Prints with B,Gamble, B.Kjar, L.Burrows – Gallery 2, Launceston
1992 Eskleigh Art Award, Perth, Tasmania
International Print Fair – Hotel Intercontinental, Sydney
1991 Figurative Art – Gallery Two, Launceston
Robert Holmes a Court Collection, Sydney
The Big Men Fly – Salamanca Gallery, Hobart
Tas. Contemporary Printmakers – Cimitere Gallery, Launceston
Artists on Artists – Sullivan’s Cove Gallery, Hobart
1990 Amnesty International Exhibition – Painter’s Gallery, Sydney
Tasmanian Art – Napa Valley, California, U.S,A.
The Tasmanian Collection – linocuts – Ikeda, Japan
1989 Salamanca Poster Exhibition – Long Gallery, Hobart
October Show, Q.V.Musem & Art Gallery, Launceston
Guest artist of Aust, Watercolour Institute, S.H.Erwin, Sydney
The Self Portrait – David Jones Gallery, Sydney
The Self Portrait – David Jones Gallery, Sydney
1988 Postcard to Salamanca – Long Gallery Hobart
1987 Exhibited – Freeman Gallery, Hobart
1982-86 Exhibited – Archibald Prize, Art Gallery of N.S.W., Sydney
1980-2005 Exhibited – Portia Geach Memorial Art Award, Sydney
1979-2009 Annual Tas. Art Exhibition – Coastal Art Group, Civic Centre


2009 Portia Geach Memorial Prize
2001 Island Art Prize ($10,000)- Stanley
1999 Open Award ($3000) Tas. Art Exhibition, Burnie
1996 T.A.A.B. Grant – McCulloch Studio, Paris
1992 Advocate Award ($1000) – Tas. Art Exhibition, Burnie
Tasmanian of the Year
1987 Portia Geach Memorial Prize
1986 Portia Geach Memorial Prize
1985-86 T.A.A.B. Grant
1983 Watercolour Award – Tas. Art Exhibition, Burnie
1979 Tas. Resident Artist Award – Tas Art Exhibition, Burnie


Artbank, Sydney
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston
Burnie Art Gallery, Burnie
Devonport Gallery and Arts Centre, Devonport
Devonport Technical College Collection
Robert Holmes a Court Collection – Perth
College of Physicians, Sydney
University of Tasmania, Hobart
Telecom, Collins St. , Hobart
Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart
North West General Hospital, Burnie
Warmley Collection – University of Tasmania
Private Collections – Australia, New Zealand, U.K., U.S.A., Chile, Japan,
Norway, Netherlands, Italy, Canada


Cover for Island Magazine No 41 (Self Portrait – Autumn)
Covers for Basics Magazine (Linocuts)
Good Housekeepng – June 1989 – article
Office of the Status of Women – covers for pamphlets
TDA Annual Report 1988
Art and Australia magazine – Joyce Gallery advertisement 1987
Art and Australia magazine – Freeman Gallery advertisement 1991
Mercury, Examiner and Advocate newspapers
Cover for poetry book ‘The View from the Non-Members Bar’ by Peter Hay
Illustrations and cover for ‘The Phantom Boy’ by Barney Roberts
Cover for ‘Electric Beach’ by James McQueen
Cover for Burnie High School 75th Anniversary Book
Leatherwood Magazine No.3 Winter 1992
Dept. of Womens Affairs (Self Portrait with Pansies)
Cover for ‘Wilder Shores’- Queens. University Press (Self Portrait with
Cover for ‘The School by the Sea’ ed. by Greg Wilson, Burnie High School