What’s On & Opportunities

Neville Cichon, A Line Has Been Drawn, 2016, 28 x 24 cm. Photograph Neville Cichon.

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What’s On

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Our Mob 2019

The OUR MOB exhibition alongside OUR YOUNG MOB is the culmination of artistic activities throughout the state that bring Aboriginal artists together in a unique and outstanding exhibition of Aboriginal art across a diverse range of media.

Exhibition callout closes June 5

August 23 – October 3

QBE Galleries, Festival Theatre foyer, Adelaide Festival Centre

Urban Cow Studio presents ‘Relatively Speaking’

Urban Cow Studio presents Relatively Speaking, an exhibition showcasing the works of South Australian artists Rachel Porter and Lydia Webb-Quayle.

June 5 – June 29

Urban Cow Studios

Robyn Rankin: Art Images Exhibition

Robyn Rankin’s bold, figurative interpretations of childhood transport the audience into an exuberant yet introspective world.

May 24 – June 23

Art Images

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Stringy Bark and Other Stories

A dedicated arts project, producing laser cut timber leaves as the base for artworks by emerging and established Aboriginal artists residing in South Australia, in response to the Stringy Bark leaf, found predominantly throughout the Fleurieu Peninsula and SA.

Red Poles

A person stands in front of a colourful work of art

Ariel Hassan, Post-Trauma-Brancusi-Head, detail, white patina bronze and granite.

TRANSLATION: ARIEL HASSAN

This exhibition is one version of this, it includes works produced with broken, discarded and found materials, that after surviving traumatic transformations are presented again heroic, as poetic figures which in their regenerated structures, are symbolic of the fluid nature of attested conceptions of what is original.

May 22 – June 26

GAGPROJECTS, 39 Rundle st Kent Town 

The Last of The Creatives market

This inaugural event is not to be missed! ONE DAY ONLY where artists, designers and crafts people sell their discontinued ranges, samples, past creations, beautiful mistakes and one of a kind pieces. A great chance to meet the artist behind the creation and support local.

June 30

Crafers Institute Hall ll  June 30th 2019 ll 11am – 3pm

Aboriginal Arts Market and Festival

The two day Festival will offer opportunity for visitors to enjoy and engage with artists, performers, elders and youth at this unique event at Red Poles situated in a beautiful natural bush reserve and on traditional Kaurna land.Friday 17 May, 6:30pm

Red Poles

UnCommon Ground

UnCommon Ground’ EXHIBITION FLOOR TALKS:  1.30pm, Saturday 1 June

A chance to discuss the exhibition with Dr Christine Nicholls and Exhibition Curator Sophie Green in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.  Free entry, all welcome.

Gallery M

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Abdul Nanou // Manadi Lopa and The Lion Hearts

Abdul Nanou is a Syrian violin player with over 25 years of performance experience in famous theatres in the Middle East, playing a multitude of Arabic, Hebrew, Indian, Persian, Turkish, other oriental, European, and Western styles.// Renowned Ghanaian singer-songwriter Manadi Lopa speaks from the heart, performing music with messages of peace, love and harmony. Born into a family rich in cultural traditions, Manadi’s carefully nurtured knowledge and wisdom is conveyed through his soulful music.

June 14, Nexus Arts

Twisted: A Yarn Festival for Creatives

Gallery One presents Twisted at Princes Road in Mitcham. Discover weaving, knitting, crochet, felting, macramé, dyeing. Yarn and craft sales, demonstrations and workshops

Sunday 30 June, 10am

Mitcham Cultural Village

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Medicinal Botanicals

We’d like to invite members to share their interest in potential future projects. The Medicinal Botanicals Project brings together artists with botanist and pharmacologists to celebrate the important connection between people, plants, science and culture. Throughout 2019 – 2020 diverse partners will come together to produce and exhibit artwork, present symposia and host discussions in a variety of settings.

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

In The Neighbourhood/ It Came Like Lights Out Of The Walls

West Gallery Thebarton welcomes you to a Victorian doubleheader, featuring much loved printmaker Kyoko Imazu and collaborators Gracia Haby & Louise Jennison, who are besotted with all things paper.

Image: Kyoko Imazu, Baby tree, Porcelain

13 June, 6pm 

West Gallery

A person stands in front of a colourful work of art

Something new, something old… and a silver sixpence

Wild Fibre artists exhibition featuring Bev Bills, Gem Congdon, Jackie Pearce, Charmain Quintrell, Lynne Radcliffe, Liz Stevenson, Vikki Wallerand Liz Yates.

Till June 1 2019

Hughes Gallery

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Splash 19 South Australian Water Colour Society

Watercolour is one of the most challenging and exciting painting mediums. Splash 19 is an exhibition by members of South Australian Watercolour Society (SAWS), which is a showcase of the breadth and versatility of the medium.  Paintings range from the very precise representations to totally wild and free depictions, depending on how each artist has used watercolours. 

Artist Demonstrations
Saturday 1 June 2 pm – 4 pm
Haley O’Shea – Portraits

Saturday 8 June 2 pm – 4 pm
Lyn Robins – Landscapes

Saturday 15 June 2 pm – 4 pm
Lorraine Brown – Florals

Exhibition concludes Friday 21 June at 4 pm.

May 31, 6pm – June 21

Pepper Street Arts Centre

Painting From Life. Live Portrait Session

To celebrate Refugee Week we are inviting a local speaker to talk of their experience of being a refugee, while sitting Adelaide artist Daniel Connell will paint their portrait live.

Their conversation and the emerging likeness on canvas will create a fascinating visual story of courage and encounters.

July 18, Prospect Gallery

Exhibitions

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Eleanor Zecchin, Rest in Play, oil on canvas, 2019.

Eleanor Zecchin: A Few ways to rainbow

May 30 – June 22

Hill Smith Gallery

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Kate Bohunnis, ‘with each little death’, 2019, installation detail, stainless steel, latex, thread.
Photograph Janelle Low

June Exhibitions at FELTspace

Kate Bohunnis (SA)
Renuka Rajiv (India)

24 June – 22 June 2019

FELTspace

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VIETNAM – ONE IN, ALL IN 

This is a contemporary exhibition that explores, expresses, and acknowledges Aboriginal veterans service in the Vietnam War – before, during and after.

24 April – 14 August 2019

Various venues.

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Liam Fleming, Graft Vase, 2018. Photo: Courtesy the artist.

Material Matters: JamFactory

17 May – 14 June 2019,

JamFactory

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Gerry Wedd, Gram Jar, Coil built terracotta, coloured slip decoration 1120°, 640x430mm. Photo:Andrew Cowen.

Gerry Wedd: Kitschen Man

24 May – 30 June,

Hahndorf Academy

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Emma Klau: Through the looking glass

7 – 30 June 

Mrs Harris’ Shop

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Geoff Mitchell, Dry Places #3Dry places #2,Journeyman. Underglazed paintings on wheel thrown bottles, 2019.

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains
A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Elyas Alavi, Salt and Pomegranate, 2018, pomegranate, salt, neon, light, suicide bomber’s vest dimensions variable. Photo Christo Crocker.

Elyas Alavi: Daydreamer Wolf

17 May—20 July

OPENING, ARTIST TALK AND PUBLICATION LAUNCH
Saturday 18 May 4pm-6pm

ACE Open

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Connie Augoustinos, untitled vessels, 2019.

Connie Augustinos: Keramos

26 July – 22 September 2019

JamFactory

Heartland: Stories from the Coast: Bridgette Minuzzo

Part of the South Australian History Festival

April – June 2019,

Sauerbier House, 


Kirsty Darlaston, Black Mountain colour sketches – orange (work in progress), 2015, wool thread on canvas., Image courtesy artist.

Walk Draw Stitch Write: Kirsty Darlaston

April – June 2019,

Sauerbier House

Bastien Thomas, Solids, 2019. Photo: Michael Haines.

Process: Bastien Thomas

17 May – 16 June 2019,

JamFactory

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains
A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Sally Bourke, The Wild Hunt, 2019.

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Karlien Van Rooyen, Invivio series, detail, 2019. Photograph Chris Oaten.

INVIVIO: Karlien Van Rooyen

Opens 14 June 2019,

Worth Gallery

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

‘Self-setting-sun’, 2018, vinyl wallpaper (adhesive backed and removeable), 270 x 425 cm irregular.

Dazzle Land: Sera Waters

16 May , 6pm – 8pm

Hugo Michelle Gallery

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Stephen Trebilcock, Bowl of Lemons, oil on canvas, 120 x 100 cm.

Still Life: Alison Mitchell, Stephen Trebilcock, Nick Wirdnamg

30 May –  22 June

Hill Smith Gallery

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Margaret Ambridge, Installation view of ‘Meriani’ with pillow portrait, 2019.  Photographed by Mark Fitz-Gerald

Beneath: Margaret Ambridge

19 July – 16 August

praxis ARTSPACE

Llewelyn Ash, Yacht, 2019.

Translucent: Margie Shepard and Llewlyn Ash

2 May – 9 June 2019,

West Gallery

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

James Howe and Thomas Pearson, Water Dispenser. Photo: James Howe

Synergy

till 14 June, 2019

JamFactory

A work by Justine Varga, a dimly lit image of a window with draping curtains

Louise Flaherty,  Forgotten Plants – Adelaide CBD, 2018, ink on paper. Image courtesy artist.

Memorial for Forgotten Plants: Louise Flaherty

April – June 2019

Sauerbier House.

Tom Borgas, Triangulation studio study (edited detail), 2019, Timber, polypropylene, adhesive vinyl, fixings and acrylic paint. Image courtesy the artist.

Tom Borgas

3 June – 29 August 2019,

Yungondi Building, UniSA, City West

Yoko Lowe, Life as Lines III, 2018, egg tempera on plywood panel. Photograph James Field. Image courtesy the artist.

Office Space: Yoko Lowe

17 June – 5 July 2019,

Guildhouse Office

Opportunities

Guildhouse is all about connecting creatives with opportunities.

We share a variety of opportunities on offer through our partner organisations and the wider industry. In this section you can explore a variety of Art Prizes, Commissions, Proposals, Call-Outs, Residencies, Mentorships, Career Development, Grants and Funding opportunities.

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Workshops & Training

PUBLIC ART MASTERCLASS with Ella Ziegler (Germany)

‘TRANSFORMING EVERYDAY SITES’

Presented by The Mill, Open Space Contemporary Arts (OSCA) and supported by City of Adelaide. Bookings essential.

Wednesday 12th June, 2019, 10am – 4pm

The Mill’s Breakout Space and Public walk

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Learn to sew a sustainable living kit

In this workshop you can build on sewing basics and make a number of projects to create your own sustainable living kit. Cindy from Wonder What You Were will help you sew the perfect kit to hold all your reusable products to carry with you everywhere.  Learn to sew a reusable and washable cutlery wrap, drawstring bag, produce bags, tote bag and more.

Book Here

Building Resilience: Practical Skills Workshop

 

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Claire Brooks Jewellery Classes

Artist and jeweller Claire Brooks invites you to learn how to create jewellery in her brand new studio and retail space. Based in Glenelg, Claire’s jewellery classes are designed to suit all skills, from beginners to more experienced creatives, in a social and nurturing environment. 

Find out more 

Individual & Team glass blowing

Individual Workshop: Experience an intensive one-on-one session in the glass studio…practice glass blowing techniques taught by experienced practitioners in a professional environment. Participants then design and make their own glass piece whilst developing skills in gathering, forming and design.

Session Times: Saturday or Sunday 8am – 12pm or 12.30pm – 4.30pm
Group Workshop: Live glass blowing demonstrations and tuition, where everybody will be dipping into the furnace with a chance to make their very own paperweight or drinking glass. This program is perfect for social, corporate and school groups.
Session Times: Negotiable

Time & Date: Duration: 4 hours
Cost: Individual Workshop $520 | $480 concession Team Workshop $3200 (max 16 people)

To book contact Karen Cunningham on (08) 8410 0727 or karen.cunningham@jamfactory.com.au

Adelaide Central School of Art 
Term 3 Short Courses

ACSA studio-based short courses are designed for participants of all skill levels and are taught by a range of local, professional artists.

The Term 3 short courses will begin on June 5.

For more information

Union St Printmakers Full Day Intensive workshops

Year round 2019

Join renowned artist Simone Tippett of Union St Printmakers in these single day print workshops. Learn how to prepare and apply, with discussions and demonstrations for various levels of printmaking skills.

For more information and to book, visit the website

Workshops in Jewellery Making from recycled & reclaimed materials

Sue Garrard is a South Australian based artist working in the areas of jewellery, print-making and installation. Much of her arts practice focuses on the use of recycled and reclaimed materials.

Sue will soon be teaching workshops in jewellery making from recycled and reclaimed materials at her studio at the JamFactory Seppeltsfield.

For more details

 

Pepper Street Arts Centre Workshops

Pepper Streer Arts centre have ongoing workshops throughout the year. Bookings are essential, either visit the website or call 8364 6154.

Advanced Moulding & Casting Workshop

Adelaide Moulding and Casting Supplies is holding an Advanced Moulding & Casting Workshop in the first week of October. Participants can learn how to create a two piece jacketed silicone skin mould and more.

Book here

Memorial For Forgotten Plants workshop

Artist in residence Louise Flaherty invites the local community for an art studio session at Sauerbier House.  Come and get to know the native plants of the Port Noarlunga Area by creating an artwork responding to a local plant species. 

June 8, Sauerbier House 

For more information

Needle felting for repair

Bring your clothes and textiles along to our lunchtime repair session. We can show you the best way to repair your favourite item.

Jewellery Making by Cindy Durant

Cindy Durant will be teaching silver metal clay workshops in her Penong studio. Have fun and learn how to make your own custom jewellery just in time for Christmas. Find out more via her website

For more details

Taking the photographs you dream of

PART ONE – Gets you up to speed with the way your camera works and it’s main controls

PART TWO – Starts you off using the full control of your camera for specific creative results

PART THREE – Gives you an insight into storytelling and light and how to create meaning in your photos

 

Presenter Nat Rogers spent the last twelve years as a working photographer — photographing catchy images for newspapers — and it’s her mission to help photographers stop wasting money on cameras they don’t know how to use. The truth is… you need a few simple hacks and bits of knowledge to succeed with any camera. Nat knows this because she’s mentored and taught hundreds of people and watched them have AHA moments with their camera.
Online 3 hour video course $257

For more details and to book

Studio Space + Equipment

EQUIPMENT: Tile Shelves for Sale – EOIs

To enquire or make an offer contact Lawrie: 0883982245

STUDIO SPACE: Fleurieu Arthouse – EOIs

Expressions of interest for full and shared studio spaces.

To submit an expression of interest contact: hello@fleurieuarthouse.com.au

STUDIO SPACE: Adelaide Hills Art, Craft & Design Centre – EOIs

Tim Shaw is investigating the feasibility of setting up an art, craft and design centre in the Adelaide Hills. It would be centrally located in a popular tourist destination, and would incorporate a retail/gallery area and individual studio spaces. It would be open to the public and offer the opportunity for direct sales and exhibiting of work. He would be offering a variety of studio sizes suitable for artists, creatives, designers and craft practitioners. The centre would also include a dedicated teaching space that would be available for hire to studio tenants.

To submit an expression of interest contact Tim Shaw: tim@timshawglass.com

STUDIO SPACE: Stitch Adelaide – EOIs

Expressions of interest for studio spaces.

For more details

News

The Collections Project: Kath Inglis

Image: Kath Inglis, Pinkepiphyte necklace (detail), 2019. Image courtesy the artist.   The Collections Project Kath Inglis: Of uncertain value Santos Museum of Economic Botanics July 14 - September 29, 2019   Guildhouse and the Botanic Gardens of South...

Perspectives: Adrian Franklin

Image courtesy Adrian Franklin.Tue 16 July, 2019, 6:00 - 7:15pm Pricing: Free entry Location: Hawke Building - Bradley Forum, Level 5. Presenter: Adrian Franklin Adrian Franklin: Anti-museums and the continuing crisis of art exhibition In this presentation, renowned...

Office Space: Yoko Lowe

Yoko Lowe, Life as Lines III, 2018, Egg Tempera on Plywood Panel. Photograph James Field.Yoko Lowe Office Space 17 May – 5 July, 2019 Continuing our commitment to supporting the transition of graduates to practicing professionals, Office Space‘s latest exhibiting...