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Image: Catapult mentee Anna Gore with mentor Aldo Iacobelli 2021. Photograph Sia Duff.

Guildhouse and the National Cultural Policy for Australia

Guildhouse and the National Cultural Policy for Australia

Image: Cedric Varcoe, Tuku Inparrila, little gathering/meeting place, CSIRO, 2021. Photograph Sia Duff. The Australian Government is developing a new National Cultural Policy for Australia. The new cultural policy will be shaped by Australia’s arts, entertainment and cultural sectors – that’s us! You can have your say on how the policy can place arts at the centre of modern Australian life, including respecting and celebrating First Nations art and culture, and recognising...

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Catapult 2022 Recipients

Catapult 2022 Recipients

Guildhouse is thrilled to announce that 16 diverse visual artists, craftspeople and designers will be supported through the 2022 Guildhouse Catapult mentorship program. Catapult provides South Australian artists with the critical funding and support they need to develop their artistic practice by engaging in a funded, artist-led mentorship with established practitioners from all over Australia and beyond. In 2022, Guildhouse has leveraged the generous support of its Guildhouse Creative...

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The Guildhouse Fellowship: Tom Phillips

The Guildhouse Fellowship: Tom Phillips

Announcing the 2022 Guildhouse Fellow: Tom Phillips Guildhouse, the Art Gallery of South Australia and the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation are delighted to announce South Australian painter Tom Phillips as the 2022 Guildhouse Fellow.   Valued at over $50,000, the Guildhouse Fellowship was inaugurated in 2019 with the generous support of leading philanthropists, the James & Diana Ramsay Foundation, to recognise and elevate South Australian artistic ambition. The annual fellowship offers...

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reVision Tech Mentorship Call Out 2022

reVision Tech Mentorship Call Out 2022

Over the past three years in particular, artists have been challenged to think differently about the way they practice, including how they reach audiences and how they create and present their work.  The reVision Tech Mentor program continues to support South Australian artists by identifying the digital skills they need the most and then matching them with industry professionals with the corresponding expertise. Through online and/or in-person sessions with mentors, artists will grow...

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Our top SALA picks for 2022

Our top SALA picks for 2022

The Guildhouse staff top SALA picks of the festival. With so much to see and do this year at SALA, we asked our team to choose their top three picks to help you navigate the festival. This is just the tip of the art iceberg and you can find the full program on the SALA website to begin planning your visits now. Emma Fey Chief Executive Officer Julie Blyfield, flowers of the sea, Samstag Museum of Art, 1 July - 30 September Jingwei Bu, Pouring Tea Until It Is All Evaporated, Nexus Arts Gallery,...

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Brad Darkson to light up the Lion Arts Precinct

Brad Darkson to light up the Lion Arts Precinct

Image: Brad Darkson. Image courtesy fine print magazine. Guildhouse is thrilled to announce Brad Darkson as the recipient of Voice of the Artist, a neon-based public art commission that will soon adorn the north side of the Guildhouse building. Brad has worked in consultation with Aunty Lynette Crocker, Ngangki Burka Senior Kaurna woman to create the artwork.   Supported by the City of Adelaide, the commission is an opportunity to inspire, comfort, subvert, and respond to the...

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ART WORKS: Jingwei Bu and Eleen Deprez to present a durational live art performance in the City of Adelaide ArtPOD

ART WORKS: Jingwei Bu and Eleen Deprez to present a durational live art performance in the City of Adelaide ArtPOD

Image: Jingwei Bu, Life Maps solo exhibition image at the Mill Adelaide, 2021. Photograph Morgan Sette. Jingwei Bu and Eleen Deprez will be the next Artist and Writer in Residence at the City of Adelaide ArtPOD.  Following a competitive call for applications, the second ART WORKS Artist & Writer in Residence pairing has been selected to undertake a four month residency from 1 July - 31 October 2022.  Jingwei Bu is a multidisciplinary and performance artist, her work explore...

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South Australian artists commissioned to celebrate the stories of Inparrila

South Australian artists commissioned to celebrate the stories of Inparrila

Image: Matthew Fortose, The Wyatt Trust artwork commission, 2022. Photograph Sam Roberts.The Wyatt Trust Artwork CommissionGuildhouse, working in partnership with The Wyatt Trust, commissioned two professional South Australian artists to create integrated artworks in The Wyatt Trust’s exciting new space, Inparrila, at 161 Frome Street, Adelaide. The Wyatt Trust were so impressed by the calibre of South Australian artists, they also acquired a further two works to adorn the walls of...

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Sundari Carmody unveils her new sculpture at Lot Fourteen in partnership with Guildhouse and the Space Discovery Centre

Sundari Carmody unveils her new sculpture at Lot Fourteen in partnership with Guildhouse and the Space Discovery Centre

Image: Sundari Carmody, One: all that we can see, 2022, Lot Fourteen. Photograph Sam Roberts.Sundari Carmody asks us to consider what exists beyond our conscious reality. The sculpture, entitled ‘One: all that we can see’, is the work of South Australian early-career artist Sundari Carmody. Installed at Lot Fourteen, on North Terrace, Adelaide, the major new piece of art is one of several upcoming art commissions for the innovation district. The piece was commissioned under the Lot...

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Guildhouse Membership Update

Guildhouse Membership Update

Image: Nice to Meet You talk at JamFactory, 2022. Photograph Thomas McCammon. Guildhouse is making some changes to our membership and pricing structure. We are introducing these changes to our membership structure in direct response to feedback from the sector. After five years of maintaining the same prices, we need to increase the cost of our memberships with insurance due to the annual rising costs of insurance premiums. These changes are necessary so that we can continue providing a...

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