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Image: Leonie Westbrook and Catherine Truman at Gray Street Workshop, 2019. Photograph: Rosina Possingham.

Welcome to Guildhouse in Focus – your repository of interviews, news, and more!

Spotlight: Sarra Tzijan on Catapult

We spoke to emerging Indian-Australian contemporary metal artist Sarra Tzijan about her Catapult mentorship with jeweller and metalsmith Christian Hall and the impact it’s had on her practice.

Moving Forward

ART WORKS 2020 Emerging Curator Steph Cibich reflects on the role of curating through conversations with experienced curators Dr Lisa Slade (Artistic Director, Artistic Programs, AGSA) and Andy Butler (Program Curator, West Space).

Spotlight: Sam Gold on Catapult

We spoke with Sam Gold about pushing the boundaries of her practice and honing her technical skills with her two pronged Catapult mentorship with established ceramicists Jane Robertson and David Pedler.

Reflections on the creative legacy of Pru La Motte

Julianne Pierce reflects on the life of South Australian textile artist Pru La Motte.

Spotlight: Jonathan Kim on ‘S P A C E S’

ART WORKS Emerging Curator Steph Cibich interviews Jonathan Kim about his multidisciplinary practice and the philosophies that inform it.

Permanent Residency

Conversations about making art with ART WORKS Artist in Residence Jane Skeer and ART WORKS Writer in Residence Susan Charlton.

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If Dreams Were Thunder, Lightning Was Desire

If Dreams Were Thunder, Lightning Was Desire

Image: Jasmine Ann Dixon at work the City of Adelaide Art Pod, 2020. Photograph: Sam Roberts. ‘Sometimes you have to step away from what you’re used to, to see if it’s what you want. My whole identity is caught up in painting. Do I still want to be an artist?’...

Spotlight: ART WORKS Emerging Curator Steph Cibich

Spotlight: ART WORKS Emerging Curator Steph Cibich

Image: Steph Cibich and Carly Snoswell with Carly's ‘Crochet your character' at the Adelaide Art Vending Machine housed at AGSA, 2019. Photograph: Rosina Possingham. ART WORKS 2020 Emerging Curator Steph Cibich is currently based one-day per week at...

Spotlight: Louise Flaherty on ‘Our Future in the Landscape’

Spotlight: Louise Flaherty on ‘Our Future in the Landscape’

Image: Louise Flaherty. Photograph: Craig Arnold.Louise Flaherty is known for works that are inspired by the original flora of the Adelaide plains and informed by community engagement. Her dunes (2019) is included in Our Future in the Landscape, an exhibition that...

Spotlight: Regine Schwarzer on CATAPULT

Spotlight: Regine Schwarzer on CATAPULT

Image: Regine Schwarzer, Coral efflorescence. Photograph: Grant Hancock. As a jeweller, Regine Schwarzer knows how crucial in-person learning is when refining a craft skill. Regine connected with Barbara Ryman through skill and materials, and approached the...

Spotlight: Brooke Walker on CATAPULT

Spotlight: Brooke Walker on CATAPULT

Image: Brooke Walker, Roo Memorial, 2020. Brooke Walker is passionate about wildlife conservation. Her vision is to place often overlooked animals back into cities through engaging street art, encouraging the viewer to notice and interact with them day to...

News

Plant Notes: Artist Workshop

Plant Notes: Artist Workshop

Saturday 21 August, 10.30am – 12pm Location: Santos Museum of Economic Botany, Adelaide Botanic Gardens Pricing: $15 Featuring: Visual artists Laura Wills and Louise Flahert The Guildhouse Collections Project with The Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium of South...

Explore the moral imagination with Connal Lee

Explore the moral imagination with Connal Lee

Friday 6 August 2021, 10am – 3pm Friday 13 August 2021, 10am – 3pm Location: Adelaide City Library, 3 Rundle Place, 77-91 Rundle Mall, Adelaide Featuring: ART WORKS Writer in Residence Connal Lee For bookings please contact Program Officer Heidi...

Monthly Advice Bank: October 2021

Monthly Advice Bank: October 2021

Tuesday 5 October 2021, 10am – 12pm Pricing: Free for Guildhouse financial members Location: Phone or video conference Presenter: Guildhouse Artistic Programs Manager Debbie Pryor and Guildhouse Operations Manager Emma Bedford Monthly Advice Bank sessions for members...