Churchill Fellowship

My Churchill Fellowship – To study the early French botanical historical collections from Tasmania, held in herbaria in Europe. (2017/18) Please find my Churchill Fellowship report available to download here: Final Report-Churchill Fellowship-Deborah Wace Conclusions: My Churchill Fellowship journey largely focused on accessing and examining the significant botanical and illustrative collections held in Herbariums in…

Gallery of images from the Exhibition and Film Screening of ‘The Sartorial Naturalist’ – Hobart, 19-22 June 2021


The ‘Sartorial Naturalist’ exhibition and film screening is now extended, during Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th June, 9am-5pm at level 9, 65 Murray St Hobart. Tasmania.

The reception for my new work and the desire for people to see the film before we take it away on the international film festival circuit has been overwhelming.

I am giving people a chance to see this exhibition of new fabric design and the 12 min ‘Sartorial Naturalist’ film over this coming weekend.

So if you missed out or if you want to bring some friends, please come up to level 9, 65 Murray St between 9am -5 pm during Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th June.

I look forward to showing my artwork and immersing you in this extraordinary multi modal collaborative film experience of Tasmanian Flora, palawa dance and language expression, original soundtrack with local composer and musicians, underwater dance, costume and gorgeous silks!

Thank you, Deborah Wace.

‘The Sartorial Naturalist’- Making of the underwater film footage, the sets and filming all around Tasmania 2021

Tasmanian botanical artist- Deborah Wace, will lead a multiform art collaboration of nationally and internationally recognised design, cinematic, post production, music and dance professionals to capture the beauty and fragility of some of Tasmania’s endangered flora. —————- I’m very grateful to everyone who was a part of making this incredible underwater film shoot for my…

Sartorial Naturalist Exhibition and Film Premiere! June 18th-22nd 2021

I am thrilled to reach out and invite you to my upcoming exhibition, The Sartorial Naturalist, the culmination of work over the past many years.  In 2018 I undertook a Churchill fellowship to study the early French botanical historical record from Tasmania and now I am bringing forward a new and richly layered range of…

New Studio!

Directions to Deborah Wace’s – printmaking and fabric studio: 9th floor, 65 Murray Street is my new studio location, above Bett Gallery on corner of Liverpool and Murray st. HOBART CBD. Tasmania. Come visit! E: W: T: 0458 176 239

Recherche Bay Arts Residency

A short film by Joe Shemesh from my Arts Residency on the N.E Peninsula of Recherche Bay, Far South Tasmania, 2018, just before I travel to Europe to view the Type Specimen record in Herbarium collections in Florence, Paris and London. This is the very landscape from which the French d’Entrecasteaux expedition made important first…

Women in Media launch at MONA

Women In Media is a not-for-profit organisation run by working women who volunteer their time to empower, support and inspire women across the country. On Aug 4th 2020 the Launch of this organisation took place at MONA. I was proud to have two of my Tasmanian botanical silk scarves presented to the key speakers at…

‘Fabric of Botany’ 28min film to view.

 ‘Fabric of Botany’, a short film of broadcast quality, documenting myself- botanical artist and fabric designer Deborah Wace, my Arts Residency on the N.E.Peninsula of Recherche Bay, Tasmania. and my 2017/18 Churchill Fellowship to study the early French botanical historical collections from Tasmania, held in herbaria in Europe. This research has enabled me to create…

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