1948 Born (Alexander) Hobart, Tasmania
1953-65 Education at the Friends School
1966-69 Tasmanian School of Art, Hobart
1970-72 Art teacher at Burnie High School
Lives and works at Lower Mt. Hicks near Burnie
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.
A survey show of Kits work over the last thirty years opens on October the 29th 2010 at the Burnie Regional Gallery
GRANTS AND AWARDS
1979 Tas. Resident Artist Award - Tas Art Exhibition, Burnie
1983 Watercolour Award - Tas. Art Exhibition, Burnie
1985-86 T.A.A.B. Grant
1986 Portia Geach Memorial Prize
1987 Portia Geach Memorial Prize
Tasmanian of the Year
1992 Advocate Award ($1000) - Tas. Art Exhibition, Burnie
1996 T.A.A.B. Grant - McCulloch Studio, Paris
1999 Open Award ($3000) Tas. Art Exhibition, Burnie
2001 Island Art Prize ($10,000)- Stanley
2009 Portia Geach Memorial Prize