Northern Wings – Private Collection of Helen Read

Northern Wings is part of A Thousand Journeys – a collection of Indigenous paintings and objects of Helen Read: artist, gallerist and former nurse-pilot for the Pintupi Homelands
Health Service in Walungurru (Kintore), Kiwirrkurra, Gibson Desert, Central Australia. A complementary exhibition curated for Burra following the 1000 Journeys exhibition at the Flinders University Art Museum (part of Tarnanthi Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art). Audiences will view, for the first time in Burra, influences of some of the key Indigenous artists of the 20th Century.

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Through the Mirage – Roger Drennan Paintings

Roger Drennan is a character with tales to tell of life as stockman, horseman, road train operator and a life of painting, sketching and designing up and down the track through Central Australia. On show in the Bence Room is his series of landscape paintings of the Flinders Ranges, Through the Mirage.

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James de Blas – The Psychiatric Superhero

LAUNCH SATURDAY November 11 @ 5.30PM
James de Blas
artist in attendance 1pm to 4pm
Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 November
Everyone welcome to meet the artist
& talk about his artistic journey

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Art of the Flower and Garden 2017

  Winner – Traditional Margaret Walsh – Allowance Winner – Alternative Kerry Youde – Collecting II   Very Highly Commended Christopher Meadows – Steps from the Garden Maria Salomonsen – Divergence Hellen Bakhoff – Moody Goddess   Highly Commended Lisa Smedley – Flowering Quince Lis Jones Ingman – Death of a Goldfinch Terry Marter – […]

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The Art Teachers – SALA 2017

Saturday 5 August

FORUM 2pm
EXHIBITION Launch 3.30pm

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Not the Usual Suspects

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Craft Anonymous

Curated by Polly Dance as part of Adelaide City Council’s 2014/15 Emerging Curator Program Craft Anonymous brought together South Australian regional and metropolitan textile, glass, metal and ceramic artists for an exhibition in the iconic Adelaide Town Hall in 2015 and now a tour of regional South Australia throughout 2016-17. Five regional South Australian and […]

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Portrait Competition 2017

OPEN WINNER: Pam Hall – Chelsea James – Acrylic SELF PORTRAIT WINNER: Neville McCarthy – Self Portrait – Artist – Oil on canvas HIGHLY COMMENDED Glenys Christopher – Raji 2 – Charcoal pencil and watercolour Michael Hocking – Portrait of the dancer Mai-Lin – Pastel on Wood Lis Jones Ingman – Luke Day – Oil […]

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James Butler – QUORKY ceramics

James teaches art at Riverton High, and lives with his family near the school in a beautiful spot on the banks of the Gilbert River. Before his years of teaching he worked as a potter, and delights in the skills he developed then. Also a bee-keeper and ukelele player, he turns his skills in life-affirming […]

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Burra Quilting Group

Biennial Quilt exhibition May 4 to 14 2017

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