Gail Hocking, Fragile Echoes, Installation view at Flinders University, 2018, found eucalyptus branches, muslin, white cement, water-based photo-luminescent paint, dimensions variable. Photograph Grant Hancock.
Our programs support and promote creatives. They offer opportunities for ongoing professional development, engagement with new audiences and an extension to the studio environment.
A program of residencies and creative workshops, designed to provide a city-based platform for artists to pursue new ways of working and engaging with audiences.
The Collections Project
With this unique opportunity members develop works for exhibit in response to the collections of either the Art Gallery of South Australia, the Flinders University Museum of Art or the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium.
Guildhouse’s mentorship program aims to provide creative professionals with essential funding and support to expand their artistic practice and experience a career-changing opportunity.
The Guildhouse Fellowship
The Guildhouse Fellowship, valued at over $50,000, will be awarded annually to one South Australian mid-career visual artist, craftsperson or designer.
Book in an appointment for our Monthly Advice Bank where you can get advice from Guildhouse’s experienced arts professionals and discuss a range of topics affecting your arts practice.
One-on-one advice with an expert on a specific theme – from grant funding applications to donor development, creating your business plan, marketing, communications, and more.
These presentations by industry leaders, information sessions and networking events provide creative professionals with knowledge, skills and contacts necessary to a successful practice.
As part of our INFORM program, the Guildhouse Symposia provide creative practitioners with knowledge, skills, information and networks vital to a sustainable creative practice.
Guildhouse has established a partnership with Shanghai-based Yiwei Art Foundation: this will offer exhibition, residency and career development opportunities for artists in both South Australia and China.
Guildhouse are delighted to partner with FELTspace to support the FELTspace Graduate Award. The award program is an annural initiative that provides an exhibition opportunity to three outstanding Visual Arts graduates.
Offering exhibition experience post-study for South Australian visual art graduates. These projects offer graduates invaluable support and career development opportunities to help establish their careers.
Creativity and collaboration are at the heart of innovation. The UniSA Business School has partnered with Guildhouse to present works by contemporary South Australian artists to encourage reflection and inspire new ideas.
Ten diverse South Australian and Northern Territorian artists respond to their experience of the train journey, and the land, in this special exhibition celebrating The Ghan’s 90th year.
Guildhouse is proud to present a public art commission from Fox Creek Wines as part of Avant Garden at the Garden of Unearthly Delights in the 2019 Adelaide Fringe Festival.
Traditional Craft Skills Workshops
Guildhouse’s Traditional Craft Skills Project workshop program links culturally and linguistically diverse craftspeople from emerging communities (primarily refugees) with South Australian artists and members of the broader community.
This opportunity has engaged me to look at the strengths and experiences and validate all the hard work, learning and experience I have gained over the last 15 years. Whilst my practice may seem varied in some cases, the core of it is an expanded approach with an ethics and inclusivity at the heart.
With the support of Guildhouse and the Museum of Economic Botany I was given the freedom to pursue independent research and the valuable opportunity to connect with professional staff and passionate volunteers across a range of disciplines, enriching the narrative of my work.Heidi Kenyon,
Ray Harris, On the tip of my tongue, 2018, HD digital video still. The Collections Project Ray Harris The Guildhouse Collections Project with Flinders University Museum of Art (FUMA) 20 July – 18 September 2020 Ray Harris is a South Australian artist whose visual...
Image: Kate Larsen's Insta Poetry workshop, at Minor Works Building as part of the Art Works program with City of Adelaide. Photograph: Rosina PossinghamWednesday 26 February 2020, 3 pm – 7 pm Pricing: Guildhouse Members (financial) $30 plus booking fees; Non Members...
The international Craft Film Festival comes to South Australia Guildhouse is thrilled to be hosting the South Australian premiere of Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival. Real to Reel is an international short film festival curated by Crafts Council UK aimed at...