What’s On & Opportunities

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

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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.


9 Dec 2022 – 30 Jan 2023

Surf 2022 is the City of Onkaparinga’s annual art exhibition which celebrates our region’s surfing culture, lifestyle, history and stunning coastal environment.

Marking the beginning of summer, the exhibition has carved a place in the hearts and souls of the southern arts calendar and has become one of the pivotal features of the Arts Centre’s annual program.

Surf 2022 will have 100+ artworks in various mediums from over 80 artists on display.

Opening Night
Friday 9 December
Doors open 6pm
Official business from 7pm
Entertainment from 7:30pm

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20 January – 18 February

COVIV20 is an exhibition of paintings by Daniel Connell and a short film by Backfields Productions. Celebrating 14 essential workers on temporary visas since the start of the pandemic. 

Newmarch Gallery

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Gina Rasin

Gina Raisin is excited to present the culmination of three years of work in this solo exhibition at the Walkway Gallery. As a recipient of the Country Arts SA Regional Arts Fund she was able to take time to explore her practice and work with two mentors Jimmy Dodd and Heath Franco during a residency at ACE Open, Adelaide.

This body of work is an exploration of unraveling and the polarised human condition.

Walkway Gallery


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Sea and Being Change by Beverley Southcott

4 February – 18 March

This exhibition metaphorically references global conflicts and their aftermaths in imbued, empathetic,
and nuanced visual expressions reframed within a domestic space.

Opening Saturday 4 February, 2-4 pm

Sauerbier House

To Do…

13 January – 5 February

An exhibition of artworks in various media responding to Richard Serra’s Verb List created by the Red House Group members.

Gallery M

Artist in Residence Exhibition
Emiliano Fernández – VARIANT

10 Dec – 28 Jan

Fernández shares a new body of photographic work inspired by the local natural environment whilst exploring notions of impermanence and imperfection.

Hallway Gallery – Sauerbier House

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A river that flows both ways: Selected works from the 23rd Biennale of Sydney: rīvus

4 February – 25 April

Inspired by rivers that flow both ways, ACE has partnered with the Biennale of Sydney to present a local response to the 23rd Biennale, titled rīvus (Latin for “stream”). Dedicated to nature and water-based ecologies, rīvus tackled many timely environmental themes including pollution, climate change, and the effect of colonisation on First Peoples’ custodianship of ecosystems.


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17 January – 24 November 

Are limits made to be pushed? We dare you to find out. The exhibition FLEX is all about exploring what your body and mind are capable of.


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Brighton Jetty Sculptures

18 -29 January  2023

SA’s largest sculpture exhibiton! Dispays along the Esplanade, on the Bindarra Reserve and upstairs in the Brighton Surf Life Saving Club.


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Paths Crossed

2 -22 Feb 2023

Duck n Weave Artist Collective bring you a considered and collegiate work of ‘Creative Exchange’ participants for 2022-23.

Donna Gordge / Candace Gwyther / Fiona Connell / Sarah Marshall /

Jillian Packer / Niccy Pallant / Kate Rears / Vanessa Sumner / Khali Stanton

6 Manton Street Gallery

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Earth, Sea and Beyond – Gina Raisin

30 Oct 22 – 26 Feb 23

Gina’s acrylic/oil paintings tell the stories of Tasmania’s landscapes, Hobart suburbs and increadible seascapes. Gina says her year in tasmania has provided her with a deeper understanding of the natural envrionment living in this pristine place of gob smacking beauty.

Karatta Wine Room & Gallery

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Deep Listening, Sonya Mellor

The Mill
2 December – 27 January

Through sculpture, installation, movement, sound and performance art, Sonya Mellor will be activating The Mill’s Exhibition Space, inviting audiences to experience a vibrant, dynamic, living exhibition. Sonya builds on concepts that she explored while participating in The Mill’s City Mobilities Public Art Masterclasses in 2020 and 2021, bringing ideas of public space into the gallery space.

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What’s On

Ausglass Conference

With the theme ‘Future Past’, the next Ausglass conference (3-5 February 2023, in Melbourne) will explore the futures and histories of glass and glass making, and the dialogue between them. The conference program is set, with an impressive line-up of Australian and international guests, presenting keynote addresses, artist talks and expert panels. In addition, there are demonstrations, exhibitions, workshops and satellite activities.

3-5 February 2023


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Artist Talk

Join Ugandan artist Charlene Komuntale for a chat in her studio about work she is developing for the Sanaa exhibition at Kerry Packer Civic Gallery this February. Charlene uses digital mediums to create stunning portraits of Black African women that centre empowerment, liberation and confidence. During the talk Charlene will chat about her practice, her subjects and use of symbolism in her portraiture. Charlene is the current LK Artist in Residence, spending 6 weeks living in Adelaide and working from a studio at The Mill supported by Sanaa.

February 10, 6:45pm-7:15pm at The Mill, 154 Angas St, Kaurna Yarta, free.

The Mill

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Meet at the Wheat

Local clay aficionados get together. 

Potters, Mud Slingers, Ceramicists, Clay Clunkers, Crack Pots and members of the clay community. A social catch up with an ale and some fellow potters.
Last Sunday of the month 2-4 pm.

Wheatsheaf Hotel

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Mental health coaching for small business owners

Small business owners now have access to a free and confidential mental health program developed by Beyond Blue to give small business owners the support they need.

Under NewAccess for Small Business Owners, coaches with a small business background have been trained to deliver mental health support to small business owners around Australia by phone or video call.

Two thirds of small business owners say the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have negatively affected their mental health. New Access for Small Business Owners has been developed to support you to get through tough times.

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Art of the City – Adelaide

City of Adelaide partnered with the State Government, through Arts South Australia, to produce Art of the City – Adelaide. Curated by the Lord Mayor with the support of a panel of experts and Adelaide’s cultural institutions, this souvenir boxed set features artworks and public art from across the city and North Adelaide inviting the community to experience the story of Adelaide and its people through its art.

The publication honors Adelaide’s significant cultural collections and the artists that continue to make the South Australian capital one of the most liveable and creative cities in the world. The Lord Mayor hosted a civic event last Friday at the Adelaide Town Hall to launch Art of the City – Adelaide, now available to purchase from the Adelaide Visitor Information Centre on 25 Pirie Street.

Wednesday Talks – Jam Factory

Hear from local and national artists, designers and creatives
at these free weekly lunchtime talks.

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Union St Printmakers

You are welcome to reserve workshop dates now for any of the available Sundays (and occasional Tuesdays on request) in 2022. Pending last moment Covid restrictions, workshops will continue as normal – click here for dates and the different kinds of printmaking you can learn – UStP does it all. Workshops numbers are always small, in a very large space with good ventilation, so social-distancing is a given.

Union St Printmakers

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Workshops & Training

Introduction to Clay Handbuilding with Sam Gold

In this beginner course, Sam Gold will lead participates through fundamental ceramic skills. Starting with wedging styles and clay preparations, participants will then work through weekly sessions on slabs and constructions, coiling, working on forms and setting up a studio set-up. All clay will be supplied.

Sat 18 Feb – Sat 1 Apr  1.30pm – 4.30pm

Adelaide Central School of Art

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Digital Transformation for the Creative Industries

Digital Transformation for the Creative Industries is an online short course designed specifically for artists and arts and creative workers it is best suited for those with a beginner or intermediate understanding of the digital space as it relates to the creative industries.

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Resin Workshop for Adults with Pine-Apple Creations

Create a vibrant design on a wooden serving board and coaster using resin as a medium.

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Adelaide College of the Arts

AC Arts’ visual arts programs provide you a comprehensive grounding in the practical and theoretical aspects of contemporary and traditional visual arts practice. Offering specialisations in ceramics, jewellery, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture. Explore traditional and contemporary arts practices through practice and theory coupled with business and entrepreneurial skills to build a career in the arts.

You will learn and create in Adelaide College of the Arts’ state-of-the-art facilities which include purpose-built studios and exhibition spaces.

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Learn to Weave Online

The ATW has made access to our weaving classes easier than ever! Our online course gives you immediate access to instructional videos and a comprehensive digital course handbook in three modules. Each of these modules is supported by an optional monthly online session.You can book these sessions individually as you need them. 

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Jewellery Class with Regine Schwarzer

I offer a range of jewellery making classes from beginners to experienced practitioners, including specialized jewellery-making techniques. I can also provide individual teaching for you to work at your own pace on a project of your choice. Specialised workshops are offered periodically or can be conducted on request.

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Australian Tappestry Workshop

The Australian Tapestry Workshop is excited to share with you a range of  online content to fuel your creativity from the comfort of your own home.

Be inspired by our Artist + Weaver talks and International Speaker Series or hone your skills via our online classes, for both adults and children. 

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Workshops at Hahndorf Academy

Enjoy a range of workshops throughout the year, from pottery, photography to painting! Have fun and learn new skills in small class sizes. 

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Workshops with Evocative Arts

Evocative Art and Heritage, based in the Adelaide Hills, offers a diverse program of visual arts workshops taught by guest artist-tutors from interstate and overseas. The 2023 program includes:

Lyric Montgomery Kinard (USA)
2-3 March 2023: Fabric Surface Design and Original Art: Create your own Cloth, Compose your own Quilt.
4 March 2023: Playful Portraiture: making faces from photo to fabric.

Eszter Bornemisza (Hungary)
27-30 April 2023: Fragments of Time – exploring ways of capturing and expressing fragments of memories of places, people or events.

Alysn Midgelow-Marsden (New Zealand)
6-8 July 2023: Hot, Wet and Sticky with Image Transfer: mixed media and stitched delight using paper waxing, gilding, fibre felts, image transfer, and stitch.

Kathryn Harmer-Fox (South Africa)
August (Dates TBC): Machine-embroidered Boots

Ro Bruhn (Australia).
1-3 Sept 2023: Fabric Journal Workshop.

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JamFactory Short Courses

Jam Factory has a range of begginer, intermediate and intensive courses. Some of the available classes are:

Ceramic Projects
Wooden Box Making
Wax Rings and Casting
Introduction to Wheel Throwing
Introduction to Hand Building and Surface Decoration
Repoussé and Chasing
Cone 8 to 10 Glaze Development
Cone 6 Midfire Glaze Development
Silver Jewellery Making
Glass Blowing Workshop
Triaxial Weaving
Woodworking, Materials and Techniques

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Studio Space + Equipment

The Ed Tweddell Studio Residency @ Central Studios

The late Dr Ed Tweddell was a generous supporter of visual artists and contemporary visual arts practice and had a particular and practical interest in supporting the career development of South Australian artists.

Artists seeking to develop new work for an exhibition or other specified project are invited to apply for rent-free use of the studio for a period of six months.

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Want to join the Praxis Artspace Studios? Do you know a creative who needs studio space?

Located within the vibrant Bowden precinct, Praxis Artspace Studios was established in January 2019. Sitting adjacent to Praxis Artspace Gallery, this creative hub is focused on supporting a diverse range of artistic talent through its studios and exhibition program.

The Praxis Artspace Studios encourages an effective teamwork environment, and provides the opportunity for artists to experiment, play and take risks developing new work, within a stimulating environment of practicing artists.

Their studios include:

  • Wifi
  • 24-hour access
  • Communal area, including kitchenette, toilet and shower
  • Onsite parking
  • Proximity to public transport and shops

A studio at Praxis Artspace represents an opportunity for an artist to base their practice within a vibrant, and supportive artistic community; allowing for meaningful career and skills development, inspiration, and networking.

George Street Studios
36 George St, Thebarton SA

Studio space is currently available and suitable for artists, designer makers and artisans working across furniture, sculpture and mixed medium. We welcome expressions of interest from artists and makers at all career levels. Younger and emerging artists are encouraged and will be offered access to learn from experienced practitioners.

For further details or to organise a visit please contact Tony Rosella: 0402 114 702

Metal Studio Access

Work on your own projects in a well-equipped jewellery and metal studio filled with tools and equipment, under the guidance of a skilled and experienced tutor. This session is open to both new and experienced jewellers: all previous students of JamFactory’s Level 1, 2 or 3 silver jewellery courses are welcome to participate as well as experienced jewellers.

Participants will have full access to JamFactory’s Metal Studio facilities, however please note that materials are not supplied.

Sunday 26 March 2023
10AM – 3PM
Tutor: Danielle Barrie


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Mixed Goods

Mixed Goods studios is a multidisciplinary shared studio space only 15 minutes from Adelaide’s CBD. We are currently looking for studio tenants and have spaces available ranging from 11m2 to 27m2, there are sizes to suit a variety of creative disciplines and practices. 

Mixed Goods was set up as a dynamic craft & design hub offering independent studio spaces to artists, creatives, and design professionals. Our aim is to have a hybridised studio collective with a mixed set of skills made up of individuals from diverse backgrounds and at various stages of their practices.

For more information or to apply for a studio please get in contact with Dean Toepfer and Andrew Carvolth at: studios@mixedgoods.com.au

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The Mill Adelaide

Situated in the heart of the Adelaide CBD, The Mill’s Artist Studios provide space for visual artists and makers of any discipline to operate an affordable studio in a professional and arts-compatible environment. Current and past uses include sculpture, ceramics, woodworking, illustration, fashion, painting, photography and more.

Expect: Your own designated open studio space, 24hr studio access, wifi and access to shared spaces (workshop, kitchen and meeting space).

Leases from 3-12 months.

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Fleurieu Arthouse

Fleurieu Arthouse is a multi-purpose, arts social enterprise situated in the tourism wine region of McLaren Vale. We have a broad customer-base consisting of locals and interstate/international travellers.
We offer –
Retail design store
Exhibition gallery
Workshop space

Resident artists work from purpose-built studios within our space which is open to the public. We also have a retail design store where artists pay a monthly rental fee with a 10% commission.

We currently have a vacant studio space for an artist who wishes to be part of our supportive community. Residents receive 24 hour access to their studio and can work/sell from their space.

Artists currently in residence include painters, glass artists, jewellers and writers.

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Mixed Creative Port Adelaide

Mixed Creative is a home for original live music, spoken word, theatre and visual arts practise; bringing people together for shared experiences that inspire the exchange of ideas.

It has been established as a creative social enterprise – which means our business has a primary focus on reinvesting in the community and making a positive impact rather than delivering profit to owners.

Mixed Creative seeks to collaborate with organisations and individuals to develop arts based programming that supports our local artists and the community around them. A range of meeting rooms, performance and workshop spaces are avaliable for hire.

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City Shed

Community sheds are non-profit local organisations that provide a space for craftwork and social interaction. With backyards getting smaller, the traditional shed is harder to come by. The Adelaide City Shed will be a place to share tools and get stuck into a DIY project – all while avoiding the costs and clean-up of doing it at home.

If you have a practical project on the go or want to build, repair or repurpose something, the City Shed offers space and a wide range of tools and machinery, with the bonus of handy person advice.

The Adelaide City Shed can be found at The Mill, 154 Angas Street, Adelaide SA 5000, and will be in operation on Mondays between 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.