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.


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signs & wonders & other omens

8 April – 9 May

I walk along the footpath, holding a small shand. Its owner has pockets filled with rocks, leaves, feathers and dirt. When we get home these objects will be grouped, wrapped, hidden in drawers, stacked awkwardly next to bobby pins, buttons and broken things, and generally acquire any unclaimed real estate in our small urban apartment. Some of them will inadvertantly go through the washing machine. Clink. Clink. Clink.

For as long as I can remember these small hands have been collectors. When I cast them, I find the resemblance to my own hands with their long, slender, collecting fingers is uncanny (and perhaps a little unearthly).

Artists participating in this exhibition are Aleksandra Antić, John Foubister, Elizabeth Hetzel, Heidi Kenyon, Olga Sankey and Regine Schwarzer.


West Gallery Thebarton

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Catherine Truman, Shared Reckonings

24 February – 2 May

A mesmerising new collection of glowing, botanically-inspired art is on display at the Museum of Economic Botany and the Deadhouse within Adelaide Botanic Garden.

In Shared Reckonings, renowned South Australian artist, Catherine Truman, explores the impact of light on human vision and the growth of plants. 

The exhibition combines thermoplastics and photo-luminescent powders with exquisite, thought-provoking results. 

Truman’s work, which is presented as part of the Adelaide Festival, was created following two concurrent residencies at the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium, and the Flinders Centre for Ophthalmology at Flinders University.

It was influenced by powerful themes: the catastrophic bushfires that swept the country last summer, climate change-induced biodiversity loss, and the global pandemic.

You will not want to miss this enchanting and thought-provoking exhibition. 


Botanic Gardens of South Australia

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Taiwan Ceramics Biennale 2020

20 November, 2020 – 9 May, 2021

Gus Clutterbuck’s porcelain installation work, “Master of the Rocks 1 & 3 is a finalist in the Taiwan Ceramics Biennale 2020 exhibition and international competition, and will be presented at the New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan.

This major international exhibition will be showcased from Nov 20th 2020 – May 9th 2021, and features the works of 100 selected artists from around the world. Gus is one of only two Australians selected for the final exhibition and his work, “Master of the Rocks 1 & 3” is now part of the Yingge Ceramics Museum collection.

This large scale porcelain installation is a culmination of  his research and passion for Chinese painting, with the aim of creating porcelain in an expanded field.

Gus says,

“The spirit of my work is in a romantic tradition inspired by Chinese symbolism and based on a historic early Qing dynasty porcelain, “Dish with a painted Landscape”, held in the collection of the Keramiekmuseum Princesshoff, Netherlands.”  

A printed image of this work forms a background with decorated sculptural forms that overlay and reinterpret this work. Master of the Rocks was originally shown as part of his solo exhibition “Falling”, at MEOU Art Museum, Shanghai in November 2018.

The Opening Ceremony for TCB 2020 has been cancelled and travel not possible due to the Pandemic but works from the exhibition and short videos will be shared here: https://public.ceramics.ntpc.gov.tw/en/index.html#firstPage

The Exhibition Brochure can be viewed here: https://public.ceramics.ntpc.gov.tw/pdf/展覽摺頁.pdf

Gus is opening up his home studio to visitors as part of the Australian Ceramics Open Studios Weekend 2020.

Come and visit the Back Deck studio, DIY, makeshift, quirky and chaotic with an interesting collection of works from China, sculptural surprises and current commissions.

4 Livingstone Ave Prospect 21-22 November (10am – 4pm )


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It’s Complicated

February – November

Dynamic Interconnectedness. It’s complicated.

Actually, it’s complex.

Problems in complex systems are trickier to solve. Even well-thought out solutions can have unexpected and unintended consequences. Like trying to wipe out malaria but ending up with parachuting cats.

Join us to raise a Tamagotchi-inspired octopus, build robots and hack the immune system. IT’S COMPLICATED pulls back the curtain on the seemingly simple and reveals just how complicated, and complex, the world can be.



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Wendy Dixon-Whiley, Macrocosm

24 March – 28 April

Wendy Dixon-Whiley will be drawing on the gallery walls at the launch. This is a one off live drawing event.

The work shown in this exhibition is the result of a process of reflexive practice. An unplanned ‘pictorial script’, the work is always a product of the time, place and context in which it was created. As I work within the space as I make the work, forms change and evolve in response to my mood. Depending on where I stand as I work, some elements of the mark making become less important and others re-assert their presence, they morph in to one another and highlight new perspectives. They fill and overwhelm the space with their presence. In accessing an internal ‘visual universe’ as I make the work, I am engaging in a form of imaginative play; a type of ’stream of consciousness’ painting. In doing this I aim to take the viewer on a journey of making their own associations as I break down the barriers between my own internal and external worlds. 

In the use of black lights in the space, the line work is taken one step further and becomes an expression of a void, making the negative white space a work of its own. This provides the viewer with the opportunity to encounter how the drawings change and disappear from view depending on the lighting and their position. 


The Hahndorf Academy

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Sam Gold

19 March – 13 April

Sam Gold produces ceramic installations that explore the body’s faculty for Poiesis in order to embed meaning and its capacity to reconcile with material to achieve catharsis. This process oriented work is held together by the indexical trace of gesture; the repetitious mark making which is embedded within the clay. Gold’s body is a tool, the clay becomes a site to document time and experiential narratives of what we birth, rise and resolve within.
Gold speaks of the ‘storiness’ of our lived materiality, the artefacts we imbue with meaning, with loves and losses, with hopes and desperations. The conferring of emotion, tales of times lived into the material, and investigating an essentially human and revealing act. 



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The Image is not Nothing (Concrete Archives)

26 February – 24 April

The Image is not Nothing (Concrete Archives) is a group exhibition that explores the ways in which acts of nuclear trauma, Indigenous genocide and cultural erasure have been memorialised by artists and others. It comes as the result of research by curators Lisa Radford and Yhonnie Scarce whose fieldwork has encompassed sites of significance including Auschwitz, Chernobyl, Fukushima, Hiroshima, Maralinga, New York, Wounded Knee and former Yugoslavia.

Mareike Bernien and Kerstin Schroedinger (DE)
Kumanara Boogar (Yalata, AU)
Phil Collins (DE)
Megan Cope (Quandamooka)
Trent Crawford (Naarm, AU)
Pam Diment (Ceduna, AU)
Niki Hastings-McFall (Aotearoa/ W. Samoa)
Korpys/Löffler (DE)
Rosemary Laing (AU)
Hayley Millar-Baker (AU)
Sanja Pahoki (Woiwurrung, AU)
Warren Paul (Ebay) (Yalata, AU)
Ashley Perry (Quandamooka)
Nina Sanadze (AU)
Jelena Telecki (AU)
Unbound Collective (Kaurna Yarta, AU)
Judy Watson (Waanyi) 

ACE Open

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Rethinking Australian Art


Highlighting the complex changes that occured in Australian art after the second world war.

This series of displays highlights the complex and radical changes that occurred in Australian art after the Second World War, including the revelation of Aboriginal art, the Feminist art movement and the rise of conceptual art and post modernism.

This rehang challenges preconceptions of art in Australia as being isolated or singular. To borrow the words of art historian Ian McLean, the re-presentation of the collection ‘examine the place of Australia in the world and the world in Australia’.



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Pop Mart

26 February – 26 April

An evocation of an ordinary supermarket, Pop Mart presents verisimilitude works by artists working in cardboard, ceramics, glass and yarn. While considering the mimetic qualities of craft-based media, the artists in this exhibition play with multiples and scale, irony and nostalgia and the intersection of luxury and essential. These familiar yet subversive objects provide a commentary on our consumer world, still haunted by a global pandemic.



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Ruby Chew and Ida Sophia, The Painter and The Performance Artist

April 7 – May 14

Open studio/making period:
April 7 – 30
Exhibition continues:
May 2 – 14
Finissage event:
Friday May 7, 5:30–8pm

‘What happens when a Painter (Ruby Chew) and a Performance Artist (Ida Sophia) assemble for a period of 4 weeks to make work based on the methodologies, materials and processes of the other’s?’

Ruby and Ida invite audiences into the gallery to watch as their work develops over the first four weeks of the exhibition. Working within a process driven structure outlined in a joint manifesto, both artists will be bringing their own understanding of artistic practice, and a willingness to extend into new zones. While present in the gallery over the first period of the exhibition, the artists will be responding to weekly provocations traded in sealed envelopes. The final two weeks will remain as a static exhibition for audiences to view the work produced during the first period.

Artist Statement
Our objective is to subvert the normal system of an exhibition; how it is prepared, presented and received. Through this we will develop new theoretical underpinnings for our practices, birthed through process. The process is the exhibition.

We will respond to the materials, methods and processes from each other, and build from the foundation of our own practices. Envelopes containing instructions, provocations, methodological considerations and processes will be traded between us weekly. These directives will dictate the work that we make. We anticipate an exchange that is challenging and fruitful, producing work that pushes the edges of our practices into fresh territory.

Adherence to a co-written manifesto, written specifically for this system intervention, provides us with artistic constrictions, intentions and declarations. This includes a list of materials; 5 from Ruby’s practice, 5 from Ida’s and each a meaningful object to work from.

The Mill

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2020 Adelaide Parklands Art Prize

20 March – 7 May

The biennial Adelaide Park Lands Art Prize celebrates the beautiful Park Lands that surround the city of Adelaide – the world’s only city located in a park.


The Adelaide Festival Centre

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26 February – 26 April

In-House is the University of South Australia’s fourth biennial research exhibition to be held at JamFactory and is supported through the well-established partnership between the two important South Australian institutions. This exhibition features responses by artists and designers to the function, history and meaning of the chandelier as a signifier of luxury and wealth, as well as the object’s significance in a contemporary context.

Featuring: Stephen Atkinson, Chris Boha, Louise Bird, Julie Collins, Melanie Cooper, Ron Corso, Matt Huppatz, Mark Kimber, Michael Kutschbach, Joanna Majchrowska, Peter Schumacher, Peter Walker and Hanah Williams.



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Clarice Beckett: The present moment

27 February – 16 May

During the 1920s and 1930s Clarice Beckett surrendered to the sensory impressions of her everyday world with such intensity that the force of her painted observations created an entirely new visual language. The extreme economy of her painting tested her Australian audiences, and yet distinguished her as working at the avant-garde of international modernism. Drawn from national public and private collections, highlights include the artist’s famed ethereal images of commonplace motifs such as lone figures, waves, trams and cars.

Driven by spiritual impulses beyond worldly success, she was a visionary mystic that saw nature as all powerful. Through veils of natural light she captured the eternal in the temporal. Accordingly, the 130 paintings in The present moment will be thematically displayed around shifts in time that chart the chronology of one single day. The exhibition will take visitors on a sensory journey from the first breath of sunrise, through to the hush of sunset and finally a return into the enveloping mists of nightfall.

The Art Gallery of South Australia is renowned for collecting, displaying and publishing the work of modern Australian women artists. Clarice Beckett: The present moment showcases Alastair Hunter OAM’s recent support of the acquisition of 21 Clarice Beckett paintings and proudly announces the AGSA’s ongoing commitment to the promotion and celebration of the work of great Australian women artists.



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Dark Matter, Bright Light

from 12 December 2020

Dark Matter, Bright Light showcases recent acquisitions of contemporary international and Australian works of art alongside iconic works in the collection. Taking its title from Olafur Eliasson’s Dark matter collective, this display brings together artists who often use elemental material such as air, light, fire and stone, or mirrors, lenses and prisms to explore the mechanics of vision, concepts of infinity and the outer edges of perception.


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What’s On

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The Designer Maker Revolution
Podcast series by Adrian Potter

In the podcast series The Designer Maker Revolution Adrian Potter talks with designers and makers about their lives and especially about how and why they do the things they do. Cross material and cross discipline this series investigates what makes creative people tick.


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ON ART podcasts
by Samstag Museum

Samstag will be focusing their efforts on digital channels for the time being and will continue to share their exhibitions with you through their Publications & Podcasts.

Expereince their ON ART podcast series of talks and discussions that follow the lead of contemporary art.

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Magnum: Quarantine Conversations

A new video series, Quarantine Conversations, will see two randomly selected Magnum photographers engaging in unedited dialogue about work, current affairs and everything in-between. For the first episode, Rafal Milach and Newsha Tavakolian discuss guilt, dreams, and seeing yourself in the other, as well as Tavakolian’s new project. Magnum will be uploading new work by their photographers on their Instagram feed; a talk with Martin Parr will also be live-streamed on 03 April 2020 at 16:00 GMT.

Video series here

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Learn online with AFTRS

AFTRS offers a range of online courses developed and delivered by top industry practitioners.

They combine the latest in industry-relevant contemporary practice and theory into all our coursework. You will walk away with skills and knowledge that can be immediately applied, and return to update and renew as needed.

The AFTRS course catalogue supports all levels of development, from introductory skills for beginners right through to advanced development for industry practitioners wanting to sharpen their skills or take on new ones.

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Clay Play with Annette Rohde

Sunday Afternoons, 2 – 4pm

Mindful clay sessions where you can create something with clay using hand building techniques. In a single session you will make at least 2 pieces which will be left to dry, bisque fired, glazed and fired again. I will then contact you when ready to collect. If you book for four sessions, you will get to choose under glazing, and glaze. This will provide you with time to learn some different techniques or make a set of pieces.

No experience necessary. Includes tools, clay, glazing and firing.

Curiosity Cafe

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Australian Tapestry Workshop: WOVEN SONG + ABC Classic

In February 2020 the ATW continued its exciting collaboration with Deborah Cheetham AO and Short Black Opera presenting ‘WOVEN SONG’ to Australian audiences for the very first time as part of the 2020 Asia Triennial of Performing Arts (Asia TOPA).

This recording will be available to stream online until 30 October 2020. 

Recorded live in concert at the Australian Tapestry Workshop, South Melbourne, on February 15, 2020, by ABC Classic. Producer Jennifer Mills. Engineer Chris Lawson.


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Online recording of Megan Cope’s work ‘Untitled (Death Song)’

When Rio Tinto blew up the 46,000-year-old Juukan Gorge rock shelters in the Pilbara in May, the traditional owners of the land, the Puutu Kunti Kurrama people, told the ABC they were in mourning.

They were “deeply troubled and saddened” by the mining megacorp’s act of destroying this place of significance, severing a millennia-long tether to the land and their past.


Megan Cope’s work ‘Untitled (Death Song)’ captures this pain – but also extends beyond it.

“People say ‘Wow, it’s like you predicted Rio Tinto,’” Megan tells CityMag, “but colonialism is predictable. It’s predictable because it’s violent.”

The Quandamooka woman and artist responded to the 2020 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art Monster Theatres theme with ‘Untitled (Death Song)’, a piece that is an extension of a previous work, ‘Old Kahibah’, but with a new twist.


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Watch live-performances at the Tate in London

Congolese choreographer and dancer Faustin Linyekula had already travelled to London when his show at Tate Modern was cancelled due to coronavirus. He made the most of it though, and filmed his performance in the moody, empty mid-century industrial gallery with fellow performers who had also made it to London for the show. Each of the Tate’s four galleries (the Britain and Modern in London, Tate Liverpool and Tate St Ives) also displays works online, and there’s a series of videos, podcasts and online classes to keep you going between visits.

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Textile Art with Cheryl Bridgart | Colour In Your Life

Textile art and fine art freestyle machine embroidery with textile artist Cheryl Bridgart Join Cheryl in her studio as she demonstrates her incredible freestyle embroidery technique. Textile art techniques and tutorial for beginners or artists of all ages and skills.

In this fine art TV show episode Cheryl Bridgart is interviewed by Colour In Your Life. In this episode Cheryl Bridgart demonstrates machine embroidery and textile art creating a fantasy abstract portrait. Cheryl’s extraordinary talent and imagination for freehand embroidery is utterly mesmerising. Watch as she shares her tips for creating beautiful textile art on a freestyle sewing machine.

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ICP presents: Photography from Isolation to Communication

The International Centre of Photography (ICP) in New York is offering a program of lectures by international experts including Elinor Carucci, Ben Gest and David Campany. Topics covered include how to turn your personal life into an editorial assignment, photobook editing, and digital post-processing. Each speaker will be delivering a series of three lectures, priced at $35 and delivered via Zoom.

Virtual lectures here

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Listening Pleasures
From the Adelaide Festival

AF Concert Recordings
Thanks to our friends at ABC Classic, you can listen to some of the exceptional concerts from our 2020 Festival online:

UKARIA Chamber Landscapes
The Heath Quartet perform a beautiful program of Beethoven and Tippett.
Acclaimed violinist, Anthony Marwood was joined by cellist Timo-Veikko Valve, and pianist Stefan Cassomenos for an electrifying concert of Beethoven and Shostakovich in One Among Many.
Chamber Landscape’s curator and harpist, Marshall McGuire and his ensemble Ludovico’s band were joined by soloists soprano Bethany Hill and oboist Ben Opie for a program showcasing works by female composers for The Female Voice.

150 Psalms:
A Celebration of Life – performed by Netherlands Chamber Choir with The Norwegian Soloists’ Choir, The Tallis Scolars and The Song Company, conducted by Peter Dijkstra

Berlin Philharmonic Digital Concert Hall
The Berlin Phil have made their extraordinary digtial archive of live-recordings and movies free for everyone. Just redeem voucher code BERLINPHIL and receive free access – time to indulge!

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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.

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David Zwirner: Dialogues

With Covid-19 causing the temporary closure of its physical galleries, David Zwirner has expanded its digital presence. This includes its podcast series Dialogues, for which several makers or thinkers are invited to discuss how art shapes, elevates and shifts our experience. Lauded as one of the best visual art podcasts by the Financial Times, the series enters its third season with an exciting group of artists, writers, curators, and editors. New discussions will be airing every other Wednesday, with upcoming episodes including a conversation between photographer Tyler Mitchell and writer, curator, and cultural critic Antwaun Argent. Current, and past, exhibitions are also accessible via David Zwirner’s online viewing rooms, including Wolfgang Tillman’s Blushes #76.

Podcast Series here

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Melbourne Design Week

26 March – 5 April

In 2021, Melbourne Design Week explores the theme ‘design the world you want’ where designers demonstrate how they can collaborate to create a better and healthier future for the planet.

Over eleven days, Melbourne Design Week presents emerging and established designers to address the theme in an array of talks, tours, workshops, exhibitions and launches across Melbourne and Victoria. Through this, it celebrates the diversity of the Australian design and architectural sector offering both industry professionals and design enthusiasts the opportunity to engage with individuals, institutions and practices at the vanguard of design world-wide. 

Melbourne Design Week is ideas-driven. Inspired by the theme ‘design the world you want’, designers respond to this provocation through three pillars: Care, Community and Climate. Events under the Care thematic reflect the desire for design processes that consider the emotional needs of others, including other species; Community celebrates collaboration across disciplines, disseminating knowledge and embracing new cultures; and Climate examines the ways in which designers can mediate the effects of climate change, including the necessary shift to a zero-carbon future.

The design festival is complimented by specially curated programs: Melbourne Art Book Fair, Melbourne Design Week Film Festival and Waterfront. The extensive Waterfront program, presented by Centre for Architecture Victoria | Open House Melbourne, extends to Lakes Entrance and Lake Tyers in 2021 with the School for unTourists. Exploring the future for this post-fishing community, audiences will be introduced to sites around the lakes district through a series of walks, tours, talks, kayak and boat trips; and hear about the issues affecting the waterways of the Gippsland Lakes from the perspectives of Traditional Owners, local community members, designers, artists and marine experts.

An initiative of the Victorian Government and delivered by the National Gallery of Victoria, the inaugural Melbourne Design Week was launched in 2017. Since 2017 the program has grown in scope and scale from just under 100 programs in 2017 to over 300 in 2020 making it Australia’s largest international design event.

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Thursday 15 April, 6–7pm & Saturday 17 April, 2–3pm

In collaboration with the curators of The Image is not Nothing (Concrete Archives), fine print magazine will present READING CIRCLES — a series of performative reading/speaking/listening sessions transliterating the ideas, research and artworks which sit in absentia to this exhibition yet have greatly influenced its formation. 

Two live sessions will be held in the exhibition spaces of ACE Open. Audiences will witness newly commissioned responsive works based on the curators’ extensive research.

ACE Open

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Creative Hub pop-in days

Thursdays, 10am – 2pm

This time is set for you to do what you choose. You can come and just hang out, learn something new or bring something you want to do but don’t have the space to do it at home.

Some materials are available for book making, stitching, sewing, knitting, crocheting, playing with clay, printmaking, if you have a recipe to try, an overload of fruit you want to stew, etc. Or just come and have a cuppa and a chat, chill out, read a book. Create this time for what you want, what you need. This is time for you. 

Teas and coffee provided. Some treats may be available depending on numbers and times attending. There may be some costs for materials otherwise no cost. There will be a minimal fee from March. 

Curiosity Cafe

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SALA Podcast

The SALA Podcast aims to engage South Australian visual artists and arts industry professionals in interviews about their arts practice and creative lives, and in discussion about topics relevant to the arts. The SALA Podcast is available wherever you get your podcasts. 



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Workshops & Training

Union St Printmakers:


Ongoing workshops in hand printmaking processes – lino, drypoint, mono printing, etching, screenprinting, Japanese woodblock, etc – latest dates and more here www.unionstprintmakers.com/workshops.

Beginners UV Screenprinting Workshop – 1 day workshop with Simone Tippett – Sun 31 January 2021, 10am-4pm – price $180/160 – now full – please email to reserve a new date (below)

Waterless Lithography Workshop 1 day workshop with Simone Tippett – Tues 2 February 2021, 10am-4pm – price $180/160 – email to book your spot – 1 place available

Beginners UV Screenprinting Workshop – 1 day workshop with Simone Tippett – Sun 7 February 2021, 10am-4pm – price $180/160 – email to book your spot – 1 place available

Waterless Lithography Workshop 1 day workshop with Simone Tippett – Sun 14 February 2021, 10am-4pm – price $180/160 – now full – please email to reserve a new date (below)

Introduction to Mokuhanga (Japanese Woodblock) 1 day workshop with Simone Tippett – Sun 21 February 2021, 10am-4pm – price $180/160 – now full – please email to reserve a new date (below)

Beginners UV Screenprinting Workshop – 1 day workshop with Simone Tippett – Sun 14 March 2021, 10am-4pm – price $180/160 – now full – please email to reserve a new date (below)

Introduction to Mokuhanga (Japanese Woodblock) 1 day workshop with Simone Tippett – Sun 28 March 2021, 10am-4pm – price $180/160 – email to book your spot – 4 places available

Introduction to Printmaking Workshop 1 day workshop with Simone Tippett – Sun 16 May 2021, 10am-4pm – price $180/160 – email to book your spot – 4 places available

Lino Printing Workshop 1 day workshop with Simone Tippett – Sun 16 May 2021, 10am-4pm – price $180/160 – email to book your spot – 4 places available

Beginners Screenprinting Workshop – 1 day workshop with Simone Tippett – Sun 13 June 2021, 10am-4pm – price $180/160 – email to book your spot – 1 place available

Hayley Millar Baker: Storytelling through digital assembly

Saturday 24 April, 11:30am–3:30pm

In this one-off workshop, Hayley Millar Baker (participating artist in current exhibition, The Image is not Nothing (Concrete Archives)) will teach participants a range of Photoshop techniques for the purposeful construction of imagery. Bring along 10-20 photos on USB or Dropbox and learn how to create a digital image that narrates a personal memory or inherited story.

ACE Open

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Free online writing workshops
for LGBTQIA+ people aged 18–25

Saturdays, April –May, 10am – 12pm

PhD researcher Chloe Cannell is running a series of five 2hr writing workshops exploring the challenges of representing LGBTQIA+ characters and stories in fiction for young adults. Participants are invited to write and share in their preferred medium, respond to short questionnaires, and discuss story examples.

Email Chloe Cannell to find out more

Adelaide Central School of Art: Term 2 Short Courses

  • Drawing Fundamentals w/ Jess Mara | Sat 1 May – 5 Jun | 9:30 am 
  • Figure & Space w/ Lucy Turnbull | Wed 28 Apr – 2 Jun | 6:00 pm 
  • Portraits & Identity w/ Daniel Connell | Sat 1 May – 5 Jun | 9:30am 
  • Anatomy in Portraiture w/ Thomas Readett | Mon 3 May – 7 Jun | 6:00pm 
  • Oil Painting Fundamentals w/ Ellie Noir | Sat 1 May – 5 Jun | 1:30pm 
  • Ways to Abstraction w/ Anna Gore | Wed 28 Apr – 2 Jun | 6:00pm 
  • Expressive Portrait Painting w/ Daniel Conell | Sat 1 May – 5 Jun | 1:30pm 
  • Watercolours w/ Gerhard Ritter | Wed 28 Apr – 2 Jun | 6:00pm 
  • Portrait as Narrative w/ Kate Kurucz | Sat 1 May – 5 Jun | 1:30 pm 
  • Sculpture for Teens w/ Catilin Bowe | Tues 4 May – 8 Jun | 4:15 pm 
  • Painting for Teens w/ Ellie Noir | Sat 1 May – 5 Jun | 10:00 am
  • Teen Drawing Fundamentals w/ Alex Beckinsale | Tues 4 May – 8 Jun | 4:15 pm 
  • Teen Drawing Mixed Media w/ Alex Beckinsale | Mon 3 May – 7 Jun | 4:15 pm 

Adelaide Centre School of Art

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Studio Space + Equipment


Want to join the Praxis Artspace Studios? Do you know a creative who needs studio space?
At Praxis Artspace we have a 20 square metre enclosed studio space available! This is a rare opportunity to situate your creativity amongst other contemporary artists. 

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.

Measuring a total of 21 square metres, with surrounding mdf walls and lockable door, the studio includes:

  • 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.

Warehouse Studio Adelaide

Looking for artists/makers in any medium to join their thriving group studio space.

Located in Edwardstown, they are a collective of artists sharing a 6-space warehouse, with 2 of these spaces becomming vacant from October. Some features include:

  • Affordable and secure
  • 15 minutes from CBD
  • Full shared cold-shop
  • Unlimited street parking
  • All-hours access
  • Three-phase power
  • Lots of natural light
  • Bi-annual studio sale

For expressions of interest call Rebecca on 0413 565 955, or Nicole on 0402 944 233


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.

Current studio tennants:
  • Andrew Carvolth – Furniture & object
  • Dean Toepfer – Furniture, lighting & object
  • Kerryn Levy – Ceramics
  • Luca Lettieri – Object & sculpture
  • Danielle Barrie – Jewellery

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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Gate 8

Gate 8 Workshop have short to mid term project spaces available.

They have different spaces and equipment available depending on your project with prices starting from $85 per week (exGST and outgoings).

Send them an email about you and your project through to Jess Loughlin (jessloughlin@internode.on.et)

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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
M: 0402 114 702

Artisans’ Vise
Shared studio/workshop facility
1/5 Waverley Ave, Edwardstown

“Artisans Vise is a makers dream space”

They have room for more designer/makers in their collegial, extensive factory.

They are ideally located in an established industrial area close to suppliers and manufacturers at 1/5 Waverley Ave Edwardstown

Access to workspace and a professional range of woodworking and metal equipment is available.

Current members are Gray Hawk, Andrew Bartlett, Taku Kamikawa and James Howe.

For further information please contact Gray Hawk
M: 04 1142 1713

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 (approx 15m2), 24hr studio access, wifi and access to shared spaces (workshop, kitchen and meeting space). Leases start from 3 months.

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