Guildhouse Professional Services
Image: Detail of work by Tjanpi Desert Weavers. Photograph Sam Roberts.
Harness South Australian creative excellence.
Guildhouse offers a range of customisable professional services to support organisations and individuals to engage with South Australia’s exceptional artists, craftspeople, and designers.
As the peak industry body for professional visual art and contemporary craft in South Australia, Guildhouse has contributed to a vibrant artistic community for over 58 years. We are trusted for our deep understanding of artistic practice, sector knowledge, unique networks and a highly experienced team.
Guildhouse works with over 1000 artists from diverse artistic practices. Explore our Folio platform and discover the wealth of creative talent at our fingertips.
Our Work In Action
Guildhouse has partnered with a diverse range organisations to deliver projects that are tailor-made for them. Explore the outcomes below to see our work in action.
Guildhouse was invited to join the design team (Studio Piñata and Woods Bagot) in facilitating the artwork designs for ANZ’s new workplace on level 18, 83 Pirie Street. Through a limited commissioning process, Lawson Dodd (Kaurna/Narungga/Ngarrindjeri) was invited to create designs illustrating the dreaming story of Tjilbruke for the client facing boardroom and entrance spaces.
Clinpath invited Guildhouse to facilitate the commissioning of a Kaurna artwork for the foyer in their new state of the art Mile End laboratory. Artist Brooke Rigney (Kaurna/Ngarrindjeri) was selected via a limited commissioning process to create an artwork representing Kaurna Country.
In partnership with Guildhouse, The Popeye, and The City of Adelaide, the Foundation commissioned Carly Snoswell to transform the Adelaide’s iconic Popeye boat into a floating work of art.
Guildhouse was engaged to provide advice and recommendations to the Department of the Premier and Cabinet on a series of commissioning and loan options that would enable the installation of a large public artwork at the North Terrace gateway to Lot Fourteen.
Guildhouse worked closely with WAX Design and the CPAE Council Project Team on an upgrade to areas of Prospect Road in Kilburn and Blair Athol. Sam Songailo’s designs included the integration of light poles, paving designs and murals.
Guildhouse commissioned Elizabeth Close, an Anangu artist from Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara language groups to work on a ceiling design for the Department of Infrastructure and Transport’s new offices in Pirie Street.
Commissioned by the University of Adelaide, and in consultation with Kaurna Cultural Advisor Uncle Rod O’Brien, Wirltu Yarlu Aboriginal Education, Guildhouse worked with Ngarrindjeri/Narangga artist Cedric Varcoe on a design for vinyl.
Department of Infrastructure and Transport - Tjanpi Desert Weavers woven sculptures
Working alongside Multiplex and Woods Bagot, and in consultation with the Department of Infrastructure and Transport’s Aboriginal Engagement team, the Department sought Guildhouse’s expertise in commissioning four public artworks for their new Pirie Street offices.
Working alongside landscape architects Oxigen, Guildhouse was engaged to steward an art installation that would create a day and night entrance statement for the northern entrance to campus, with artwork design by Kaurna/Ngarrindjeri artist Paul Herzich.