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Guildhouse CEO Emma Fey opening Cedric Varcoe’s CSIRO mural, 2021. Photograph Sia Duff.

Work with us: Membership and Administration Assistant

Work with us: Membership and Administration Assistant

Do you enjoy engaging with people? Are you an admin whiz who is inspired by working with artists and creative practitioners in a fast-paced environment? The role of Membership and Administration Assistant (0.8FTE)  is ideal for someone with genuine people passion who possesses a high level of organisation acumen and attention to detail. This position is the front face of our member-based organisation and as such, the successful candidate will be welcoming to all, field enquiries, lead...

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ART WORKS 2021 Artists in Residence

ART WORKS 2021 Artists in Residence

Following a call for applications three artists have been selected to undertake 4-month residencies at the City of Adelaide ArtPOD  from March 2021 to February 2022.Rebecca McEwan Rebecca will be in residence at the ArtPOD from the end of March to July 2021. She will be exploring the human connection to water by delving into the stories and  history of Karrawirra Parri (River Torrens) and creating new work that reconnects with this significant waterway. With an arts practice based on the...

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ART WORKS 2021 Artists in Residence

ART WORKS 2021 Emerging Curator

Ann-Marie Green Ann-Marie is a qualified Interior Designer who has worked extensively as a designer and design educator in NSW. She holds a Master of Museum and Curatorial Studies from the University of Adelaide, and a Master of Art and  Bachelor of Fine Art from the University of Art and Design NSW. Her recent studies in the Museum and Curatorial Studies program inspired an interest in community-focused art projects and provided a new direction for her art, design and curatorial projects....

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ART WORKS 2021 Artists in Residence

ART WORKS 2021 Writer in Residence

Connal Lee In addition to completing theses at honours, master’s and doctoral level Connal Lee has published in several journals in the area of pandemic ethics. His most recent publication is in the area of art and health and the role of community gallery spaces as vessels of well-being promotion. Connal is also a regular writer for The Conversation having written on ethical distribution of vaccines in a pandemic and the potential for an ‘infodemic’ during a pandemic; whereby the public is...

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Reflections on the creative legacy of Pru La Motte

Reflections on the creative legacy of Pru La Motte

Pru La Motte at her loom. Photograph: Dereck Duckhouse.By Julianne Pierce Widely recognised for her artworks, Pru La Motte was also renowned for her inimitable style. Always artfully dressed and walking with purpose, she attended book launches and art openings. She frequented the Central Markets and Chinatown, the places she loved in the City South West. La Motte was one of South Australia’s great characters and advocates for Adelaide who sadly passed away on 22 March 2020. Living to 92 years...

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City of Port Adelaide Enfield: Jetty Road Public Art Project

City of Port Adelaide Enfield: Jetty Road Public Art Project

Quentin Gore, Home – Standing Figures (installation view), 2020. Photograph: Reuben Gore.City of Port Adelaide Enfield sought Guildhouse's expertise in 2020 to commission new public art for the Largs Bay Jetty Road upgrade. With the support of Guildhouse, South Australian artist Quentin Gore was selected to develop a concept that would speak to the history and future of this historic place in Largs Bay. Quentin has created a series of four elegant black granite boat hull forms titled Vessels...

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Guildhouse Community Resource Hub

Guildhouse Community Resource Hub

Guildhouse continues to advocate for artists and we encourage you to stay in touch if you require any further assistance. We'll continue to keep this resource hub updated as new information and resources come to light.Our response to dateUPDATE The Guildhouse Office is now operating remotely. We are available online and fully operational to support and service members.  Contact us on 08 8410 1822 or guildhouse@guildhouse.org.au.Reputable sources of informationThere is a lot of information...

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Work with us: Guildhouse Operations Manager

Work with us: Guildhouse Operations Manager

Are you an administration and systems guru? Does the operational thrum of a small arts organisation thrill you? We’re seeking an experienced administrator to play a key role in SA’s peak body for visual artists, crafts people and designers. The Operations Manager (0.8 FTE) is an important role within Guildhouse, ensuring the smooth operations of the organisation spanning membership processes, financial and business systems. The role of this position is to develop, implement and manage...

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Mentor Mentee: A Creative Relationship

Mentor Mentee: A Creative Relationship

Image: Simone Tippett and Lauren Simeoni at Union St Printmakers, 2016. Photograph: Aise DillonGuildhouse launches new research on the impact of mentorships on creative careers. Professor Susan Luckman of the University of South Australia has been leading a longitudinal research study examining the impact of mentorships in the ongoing development of creative careers. The study titled Mentor Mentee: A creative relationship offers initial findings from a three-year project undertaking...

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Guildhouse releases industry-led Craft Sector Strategy in response to State Government Growth State Agenda

Guildhouse releases industry-led Craft Sector Strategy in response to State Government Growth State Agenda

Guildhouse has worked closely with practitioners to identify the opportunities and barriers to economic growth for South Australia's craft sector and develop a strategy to see us through the next 10 years. South Australia’s craft sector is inter/nationally renowned for the strength of its community, its conceptual and technical rigour and the quintessentially South Australian work it creates. The sector makes a vital contribution to South Australia’s identity, with craft helping to...

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