Artists whose works are held in the collection include our founding members Helen Pammenter and Jill Francis, along with well-known artists including Jo Caddy, Ian Davis, Margaret Tuckey, Coralie Armstrong, Harry Sherwin and Ian Roberts.
An evolving response to the Ephemeral Art Project Residencies, artistic collaborations, community engagement and new ties in the lead up to the Ephemeral Art Trail launch Sunday April 17
November 19 - December 24 2015 A curated sale of quality works. The gallery is covered from wall to wall with art available immediately upon purchase. Join us for Burra Gallery end of year celebrations and find a hidden treasure for someone special just in time for Christmas.
Burra, Heritage Town in the Bence Room has had two other showings this year, with different works but mostly the same artists. In the exhibition there are two Victorian mourning costumes made by Carmine Lake of Kapunda’s Little Glory Studio. On the afternoon of the opening mother and daughter Felicity and Morgan Mudge accompanied Carmine through […]
Poetry of Place is big and bold, showing Clare Valley artists Tim Dell (collage), and Marcus Possingham (sculpture). It was opened to a big crowd by Mayor of Clare Allan Aughey, who is well known as an art lover and excellent speaker. Until Clare has a regional gallery and performance centre of its own, Burra is […]
TRADITIONAL: $400 for work made using traditional means of representation, showing some aspect of flowers and gardens. Skills required: selection of subject, composition, use of colour, use of technique, presentation, etc. Awarded to Sandra Johnston for Eucalyptus Kingsmillii – Coloured pencil ALTERNATIVE / EXPERIMENTAL: $400 for work made using media and techniques in an individual way, and […]
Transformations is a body of work originally made for a 2014 SALA exhibition, SEACHANGE. The work is about transforming ideas of evolution and climate change. I live by the sea and see the damage being done by humans. The rubbish washed up along the littoral zone has increased in the time that I have been […]
Penny Choate and Donald Richardson have been together for many years, but they have separate studios and entirely separate practices. While both paint (and love the smell of oil-paint!), Donald is also a sculptor. Both have a great respect for the recognised masters of the ancient and modern past, and the work shown here does […]
STAGE ONE: two artists will be residence from Wednesday 22 July – Tuesday 28 July, 2015, and two from Wednesday 26 August – Tuesday 1 September, 2015. This will bookend SALA Festival 2015, and will be a registered SALA event.
Making connections through art: Burra Regional Art Gallery fosters excellence in the arts, supports the work of regional and young artists and promotes community education in the arts.
A beautiful building with excellent spaces for showing work from the small and intimate to the huge and confronting, including a small retail shop of affordable high quality works and Artist Cards. The Gallery provides a venue for artists to exhibit their works in group and solo exhibitions, hosts major touring exhibitions, conducts competitions and invites prominent artists to conduct master classes and workshops.
Situated within the old Telegraph and Post Office building from which J McDouall Stuart sent his message in Dec 1862, to inform the SA authorities that he had successfully crossed Australia. The S.T. Gill room has four major works by that artist of Burra in 1847 and 1850.
A volunteer manned and managed gallery, the building and external maintenance is provided by the Regional Council of Goyder and is open Tuesday to Sunday. Hours 1 – 4pm.
2 annual competitions are held:
March – April: Portrait Competition
October – November: Art of the Flower and Garden Competition held in conjunction with Burra Districts Open Gardens Weekend