National Photographic Portrait Prize 2022 Artists Talk


Join us for the National Photographic Portrait Prize  2022 – Artists Talk with Matthew Newton

2pm, Saturday 23 September

Matthew Newton is a Photographer, Director and Cinematographer based in Hobart. 

He has shot numerous documentaries that have been broadcast nationally as well as feature documentaries for festival release.

He has worked on shoots in over a dozen counties, often in remote locations.

He regularly photographs for editorial and news publications throughout Australia. His photographic work is regularly chosen amongst the countries best and exhibited in the nation’s premier photographic art prizes.

Much of his personal work revolves around how Tasmania and the rest of the world see Tasmania’s environmental policy.  

Newton bears witness to show environmental battlegrounds rarely accessible to the general public. 

In doing so he amplifies these stories, provoke reactions of care and empathy with the aim of fuelling a desire for change, for solidarity with those around him and a more socially aware and conscious outlook on life.

Free event includes light refreshments.

Bookings essential by:  or calling the Box Office on 6430 5850

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  • Saturday, 23 September 2023 | 02:00 PM - 04:00 PM


Burnie Regional Art Gallery, 77-79 Wilmot Street, Burnie, 7320, View Map and directions

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