What’s On & Opportunities
Neville Cichon, A Line Has Been Drawn, 2016, 28 x 24 cm. Photograph Neville Cichon.
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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.
August 23 – October 3
QBE Galleries, Festival Theatre foyer, Adelaide Festival Centre
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’s bold, figurative interpretations of childhood transport the audience into an exuberant yet introspective world.
May 24 – June 23
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.
Ariel Hassan, Post-Trauma-Brancusi-Head, detail, white patina bronze and granite.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
Eleanor Zecchin, Rest in Play, oil on canvas, 2019.
May 30 – June 22
Hill Smith Gallery
Kate Bohunnis, ‘with each little death’, 2019, installation detail, stainless steel, latex, thread.
Photograph Janelle Low
Kate Bohunnis (SA)
Renuka Rajiv (India)
24 June – 22 June 2019
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
Liam Fleming, Graft Vase, 2018. Photo: Courtesy the artist.
17 May – 14 June 2019,
Gerry Wedd, Gram Jar, Coil built terracotta, coloured slip decoration 1120°, 640x430mm. Photo:Andrew Cowen.
24 May – 30 June,
7 – 30 June
Mrs Harris’ Shop
Geoff Mitchell, Dry Places #3, Dry places #2,Journeyman. Underglazed paintings on wheel thrown bottles, 2019.
24 May – 15 June
Elyas Alavi, Salt and Pomegranate, 2018, pomegranate, salt, neon, light, suicide bomber’s vest dimensions variable. Photo Christo Crocker.
17 May—20 July
OPENING, ARTIST TALK AND PUBLICATION LAUNCH
Saturday 18 May 4pm-6pm
Connie Augoustinos, untitled vessels, 2019.
26 July – 22 September 2019
Part of the South Australian History Festival
April – June 2019,
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,
Bastien Thomas, Solids, 2019. Photo: Michael Haines.
17 May – 16 June 2019,
Sally Bourke, The Wild Hunt, 2019.
Karlien Van Rooyen, Invivio series, detail, 2019. Photograph Chris Oaten.
Opens 14 June 2019,
‘Self-setting-sun’, 2018, vinyl wallpaper (adhesive backed and removeable), 270 x 425 cm irregular.
16 May , 6pm – 8pm
Hugo Michelle Gallery
Stephen Trebilcock, Bowl of Lemons, oil on canvas, 120 x 100 cm.
30 May – 22 June
Hill Smith Gallery
Margaret Ambridge, Installation view of ‘Meriani’ with pillow portrait, 2019. Photographed by Mark Fitz-Gerald
19 July – 16 August
Llewelyn Ash, Yacht, 2019.
2 May – 9 June 2019,
James Howe and Thomas Pearson, Water Dispenser. Photo: James Howe
till 14 June, 2019
Louise Flaherty, Forgotten Plants – Adelaide CBD, 2018, ink on paper. Image courtesy artist.
April – June 2019
Tom Borgas, Triangulation studio study (edited detail), 2019, Timber, polypropylene, adhesive vinyl, fixings and acrylic paint. Image courtesy the artist.
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.
17 June – 5 July 2019,
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
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.
Building Resilience: Practical Skills Workshop
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.
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 email@example.com
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Studio Space + Equipment
To enquire or make an offer contact Lawrie: 0883982245
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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...
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...
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...