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

Ungkalpi (May) Forbes, Walka design (detail), 1987. Image courtesy of Gallery 1855.

Iriti Munu Kuwari: Now and Then, Artworks from Kaltjiti Arts, SA

26 June – 27 July

Gallery 1855

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

Hossein Valamanesh, textile design detail for Enter, 2019, featuring the word ‘eshgh’ (Farsi for love). Courtesy the artist and GAGPROJECTS.

Hossein Valamanesh, In Love

As one of South Australia’s most respected visual artists, Hossein Valamanesh’s In Love celebrates the artist’s renowned enigmatic practice, and expands upon his preoccupation with ideas of love, existence and the nature of being.

8 August – 28 September

ACE Open

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.

August 23 – October 3

QBE Galleries, Festival Theatre foyer, Adelaide Festival Centre

Coming To America: Vincent Namatjira

2019 Ramsay Art Prize winner Vincent Namatjira has just opened ‘Coming to America’, an exhibition which responds to his experience as a globally recognised artist.

Until 27 July

THIS IS NO FANTASY Gallery

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

RACÓ

Astra Parker

June 27 – July 20

Hill Smith Gallery

Art and Homelessness Forum

This panel discussion focuses on the value of art for those experiencing homelessness as well as a society trying to make sense of homelessness and features speakers who have used art as a tool to overcome homelessness as well as academics and service providers.

August 6, 7pm

Fly Bird Fly Studio

Angela Valamanesh: About being here

JamFactory’s Icon series is an annual solo exhibition celebrating the achievements of South Australia’s most influential artists working in craft-based media. Valamanesh’s artwork elicit intrigue and a strong sense of personal investigation, as she manipulates seemingly familiar botanical and parasitic forms in beguiling and unusual ways.

Image: Angela Valamanesh, The Story of the Eye, part 2, no 2 2018. Photo: courtesy the artist.

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

Ideas and Images: Ed Douglas

September 18 – October 14

Hahndorf Academy

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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

Peter Congdon, Approach to Warooka, 40cm x 30cm, acrylic on canvas.

Just Looking

Peter Congdon, Sharyn Louise Ingham, Cathy Milne & John Neylon

Open now!
Gallery Opening Hours are Wed – Sat 11am – 4pm
or by appointment

Collective Haunt

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

A Bauhaus Legacy Symposium

FREE. ALL WELCOME. BOOKING ESSENTIAL.

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, join the JamFactory for a lively discussion on the influence of the Bauhaus School and its philosophies.

July 13

Bradley Forum, Hawke Building

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

Celebrating NAIDOC

July 4 – August 11

Featuring works from the Adelaide Festival Centre’s Works of Art collection

Prospect Gallery

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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Nat Penney, follow the ruler, 2019. Image courtesy of the artist.

Kaleidoscope 2019

Works by Tamara Baillie, Kate Bohunnis, Olivia Dryden, Yusuf Hayat, EDuard Helmbold, Jemima Lambell, Geoff Mitchell, Nat Penney, and Hanah Williams.

17 – 26 July 

Helpmann Academy

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Friends

June 4 – August 

Hahndorf Academy

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Tara Rowhani-Farid, Bussy Boy, 2018

Extra Virgin

Steven Bellosguardo, Maxwell Callaghan, Nicholas Elliott, Thomas Folber, Joel Gailer, Anna Gore, Sam Howie, Jonathan Kim, Nerissa Kyle, Eric Loeschmann, Monika Morgenstern, Loren Orsillo, Tara Rowhani-Farid and Joshua Searson.

25 July – 25 August 2019

West Gallery, Thebarton

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

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.

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Sally Heinrich, Floating Pony, 2018. Photo: Courtesy the artist.

Giddyup – Third Annual Pony Show

9 August – 12 September 2019,

6Manton Gallery

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

Daniel Connell, Mor and Mornee (charcoal on wall) and Aunty, Gawaddi Village, Punjab, 2014.

Encounter and Obligation: Daniel Connell

July 19 – August 7 2019,

SASA Gallery

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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

Dan Withey, What I was and where I am now​, acrylic on canvas​, 90cm x 120cm. Image courtesy of the artist.

Flight in a Small World: Dan Withey

Opens 29 June

Art Visory

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

Alice Whish, Crossing the Shoreline, 2018. 

Island Welcome

Jane Bowden, Liv Boyle, Michelle Cangiano, Jess Dare, Anna Davern, Nicky Hepburn, Kath Inglis, Pennie Jagiello, Sim Luttin, Vicki Mason, Belinda Newick, Lauren Simeoni, Lucy Simpson, Manon van Kouswijk, Alice Whish, Melinda Young

3 August – 29 September 2019,

Migration Museum

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

Acquiescence, Wendy Fairclough, 2009. Hand blown glass, sandblasted, acrylic bucket handles, found objects and acrylic paint. Courtesy of the artist and Sarjeant Gallery. 

Wendy Fairclough: Commonground

2 June – 21 July 2019,

OBJECTSPACE

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

Steven Bellosguardo, Myspace, 2018. Image courtesy of the artist.

Steven Bellosguardo: all my friends are dead

August 9 – September 14

Fontanelle Gallery

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

Small Things: Katie Kitchen

5 July – 28 July 

Mrs Harris Shop

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Already Home

Lana Adams, Narges Anvar, Bridget Fahey, Steph Fuller, Arlon Hall, Claire Ishino, Kirsty Martinsen, Ban She

1 August – 29 September

City Library

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

Kirsty Darlaston: Samphire Test Pattern

22 June – 27 July, 2019

Sauerbier House

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

Ellie Anderson, ‘reMORSE’, 2017.

FELTspace July Exhibition

Jessica Green (SA), Ellie Anderson (VIC), Emma Northey (SA) + Stephen Roedel (SA)

3 – 20 July 

FELTspace

Susanna Castleden, 1:1 Wing Tip CRJ, 2015, frottage on paper maps, 282 x 151.5 cm. Photography Acorn 

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

Process: Bastien Thomas

17 May – 16 July 2019,

JamFactory

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

Illusion

This exhibition features Elyas Alavi (SA / Afghanistan), Avan Anwar (VIC / Kurdistan), Ali Eslami (Iran), Sha Sarwari (VIC / Afghanistan), Dominic Symes (SA) and is curated by Priya Pavri (SA).

This exhibition is held concurrently at the Kerry Packer Civic Gallery until 29 July and Nexus Arts Gallery until the 19 July 2019.

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

Joseph Matthews, Wild Dog Hill, 2019.

Drawing on Country – Whyalla

Helen Burt, Geraldine Gillen, Michal Hughes, Deborah Hughes, Karl James, Eileen Jones, Terissa Sheperd, Jane Skeer, May Walker-Jeffreys, Olivia White

8 – 29 August 2019

Old Civic Library, Whyalla 

Peter Syndicas, Small Step, 2019.

Peter Syndicas: Metamorphosis of Being

27 June – 20 July 2019

Hill Smith Gallery

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

Sam Gold, Obsidian. 2108.

Material Connections: Sam Gold & Harriet McKay

9 August – 1 September, 2019

Floating Goose Studios

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.

Life As Lines: Yoko Lowe

1 – 31 August

City of Mitcham Foyer Art Gallery 

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

INVIVIO: Karlien Van Rooyen

Opens 14 June 2019,

Worth Gallery

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

Half Day Nature Printing Workshop with Joanne Mildenhall

Joanne Mildenhall focuses on nature printing in this half-day workshop. Come explore the basic principles of nature printing and experimentation, with endless possibilities that can be used to create stunning prints.

Half Day Nature Printing Workshop starts 23 July, from 10am-1.00pm. Bookings essential.

Book Here

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

Open Studio: Painting with Deidre But-Husaim

Over this two-day nature inspired workshop, you will be guilded through open-ended creative exercises, play with a variety of materials and learn how to paint.

Thursday 6.00pm – 9.30pm
18 Jul – 31 Oct | 14 weeks
No classes held Thu 12 – 19 Sep

Adelaide Central School of Art

Book here

Garden Party – Introduction to Painting

Over this two-day nature inspired workshop, you will be guilded through open-ended creative exercises, play with a variety of materials and learn how to paint.

Mon 8 July – Tuesday 9 July

For more information

Introductory Monoprint with Stencils Workshop

In this one day workshop you will have the chance to learn everything you need to know to create fantastic artworks with simple materials at home and will be encouraged to explore your own ideas to create simple yet beautiful prints.

Saturdays 3 August and 24 August 2019, 10am to 4.00pm.

Book here

‘The Body Caught – drawing the body in motion’ masterclass with Chris Orchard

This intensive masterclass is constructed around the body in motion vs. stillness. A model will ‘choreograph’ movememnt for participants to capture in drawings – sometimes as fleeting as the moment, at other times held in suspension for longer periods

August 3 and 4

For more infromation and to book

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

Fusing Colour – Mixed Media Abstract Acrylic

Thurs 11 July – Fri 12 July

Let mixed media artist, Elizabeth Mojciak, show you how to combine materials to create a fascinating artwork by integrating  drawing and painting with collage.

For more information and to book

Introductory Bookbinding Workshop with Joanne Mildenhall

The aim of the full-day Introductory Bookbinding (Stab and Pamphlet) workshop is to familiarise you with the necessary knowledge and skills to start you on your journey to make your own unique and personalised books.

Saturdays 27 July and 17 August 2019, 10am to 4.00pm. Bookings essential.

Book Here

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

Watercolour with Sue Ninham

Wed 10 July – Fri 12 July

Sue Ninham will guide you through some of the methods she uses in her own work

For more information and to book

Mandala Drawing Workshops

Learn about the beautiful art of Mandalas and how to create your own mandala to take home. Mandala drawing is a great tool for mindfulness and relaxation. You don’t have to have any drawing experience for this class, all guided by experienced artist and teacher, Cathy. All tools and materials are supplied.

For 7 – 14 year olds.
Wednesday 17 July, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm.

Pepper Streer Arts Centre 

mailto:inkwork@adam.com.au

Bridgitte Scales presents letterpress for Beginners

Tues 9 July – Thurs 11 July

Access vintage type and create your own letterpress projects!

For more information and to book

Marble Carving Symposium in the Vineyards

August

Carve Carrara marble admist the vines with Jill Burkee and Giancarlo Biagi

For more information

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

 

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

Phil Hart presents Intro to Ceramic Hand Built Vessels

In this hands-on short course, lecturer Phil hart will introdiuce you to the ancient ceramic hand building methodof coil building, including surface embellishments, addition and decorating techniques.

Tues 9 July – Thurs 11 July

For more information and to book

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.

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

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.

Introductory Stamp Making Workshop with Joanne Mildenhall

Learn everything you need to know to create fantastic artworks with simple materials at home and will be encouraged to explore your own ideas to create simple yet beautiful prints.

Saturdays 10 – 31 August 2019, 10am to 4.00pm.

Book here

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

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

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