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

Call Out – The Guildhouse Collections Project: Flinders University Museum of Art 2024

Call Out – The Guildhouse Collections Project: Flinders University Museum of Art 2024

Image: Installation view: The Guildhouse Collections Project: After the Fall, featuring Kate O’Boyle, There's something about Mary, Mother wound, 2022, digital video, colour, sound, image; PPE COVID gowns, cotton thread, 450.0 x 900.0 cm, photograph Sia Duff.The Guildhouse Collections Project with Flinders University Museum of Art Research within FUMA’s Australian Political Poster & Print Collection.  Responding works curated into an exhibition in the FUMA Gallery  Open to individual...

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Working at Height Insurance update – good news

Working at Height Insurance update – good news

Image: Jacob Logos in progress, Aquinas College, Reignite Adelaide project. Photograph Christine Cholewa courtesy Guildhouse. Guildhouse is proud to have worked hard to promote the professionalism of our artists, designers and craftspeople and to help secure important elements of the Guildhouse Accredited Member insurance policy we hold with QBE and brokered by Local Community Insurance Services (LCIS). Working alongside NAVA, Guildhouse has successfully contributed to a reasonable solution...

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Insurance Changes: Accredited Membership Working at Heights

Insurance Changes: Accredited Membership Working at Heights

Image: Artwork by Tristan Kerr. Photograph Sam Roberts.Guildhouse is seeking an urgent response from our community about a recent insurance policy change for Accredited Members Working at Heights. We want to let you know that we have been notified of updates to the working at height policy by our insurance broker, Local Community Insurance Services (LCIS). These changes are: Artists and arts workers who work at less than 2 metres* will be charged an additional premium of almost $100. Artists...

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Reflection: Looking back on a trilogy

Reflection: Looking back on a trilogy

Life lines, installation view, featuring the work of Sera Waters. Photograph Lana Adams.Reflection: Looking back on a trilogy  By Erin O’Donohue, ART WORKS Early Career Curator 2022In the role as Early Career Curator as part of the Guildhouse and City of Adelaide ART WORKS program I curated a trilogy of exhibitions, Memory Bank, Life lines and Introspection. These exhibitions were the product of my need to explore ideas relating to how we experience feelings and by extension how differently...

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Five questions with: Chira Grasby

Five questions with: Chira Grasby

Image: Chira Grasby. Photograph Sia Duff.Five questions with ART WORKS Early Career Curator & Writer in Residence Chira Grasby In her role, Chira will facilitate broad cultural engagement and audience development through a program of artist in residence, exhibitions, public programs, various written response to the ideas and themes being developed and supported through embedded professional mentoring with Guildhouse staff.  Her first exhibition, Greetings From My Living Room, will run from...

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SA’s iconic Popeye to become a floating work of art

SA’s iconic Popeye to become a floating work of art

Image: Carly Snoswell, Good Job, The Popeye, 2023. Photograph Sam RobertsFor the first time in its 88-year history, one of Adelaide’s iconic Popeye boats will become a floating work of art, receiving a unique artistic and lighting makeover in time for festival season. The James and Diana Ramsay Foundation has commissioned local artist Carly Snoswell to create the artwork in celebration of the 100th anniversary of James Ramsay’s birth, featuring colour, sequins, stars and lighting, which will...

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CATAPULT + Tarnanthi 2023: Elizabeth Close

CATAPULT + Tarnanthi 2023: Elizabeth Close

Image: Elizabeth Close, Take Nothing; Leave Nothing, installation view, Yungondi UniSA Business, 2022. Photograph Lana Adams. The Catapult + Tarnanthi 2023 mentorship saw Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara artist Elizabeth Close undertake mentorship opportunity to further her creative practice. Elizabeth was mentored by multidisciplinary Wiradjuri artist Karla Dickens. Known for her use of found and recycled objects/materials, Dickens utilises her multidisciplinary practice, spanning painting,...

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Guildhouse appoints Sarah Feijen as Chief Executive Officer

Guildhouse appoints Sarah Feijen as Chief Executive Officer

Image: Sarah Feijen, image supplied. On behalf of the Guildhouse Board and staff we are delighted to announce the appointment of Sarah Feijen as Chief Executive Officer of Guildhouse. A well respected arts leader committed to furthering the South Australian arts sector, Sarah comes to Guildhouse from the role of Team Leader Arts and Culture at City of Adelaide. Guildhouse Chair Andrew Cohen said “Guildhouse continues to lead meaningful, sustainable and exciting member programs (and...

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ART WORKS 2023 Announcements

ART WORKS 2023 Announcements

Image: Sally Parnis, Relic, 2020, oil on rescued board. Image courtesy the artist.In partnership with the City of Adelaide, we are pleased to announce the 2023 ART WORKS program appointments.ART WORKS is a collaborative program of residencies, curatorial mentorship, and creative engagements, designed in partnership with the City of Adelaide to provide a city based platform for artists, curators and writers to pursue new ways of working and engaging with audiences. Emerging curator and visual...

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Announcing the first Guildhouse Studios resident artists

Announcing the first Guildhouse Studios resident artists

Image: Makeda Duong, Mixed Race Sweater, hand knitted merino wool, dimensions variable, 2020. Photograph Morgan Sette & Radhe Osborn; Fru Kenez, Not My Problem, gas-fired stoneware clay, glaze, underglaze, 2ct gold lustre, 28 x 24 x 65 cm Nexus Gallery, September 2021. Photograph Thomas McCammon.The Guildhouse Studios pilot program has commenced with emerging visual artists Makeda Duong and Fru Kenez in residence until late March 2023. Makeda Duong’s practice is informed by the history of...

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