RSASA Summer Exhibition
10 December-15 January 2017
Friday evening 9 December the RSASA Summer Exhibition, “Imagine”was opened by Rebecca Evans, Curator of European and Australian Decorative Arts.
Authentic Adelaide an exhibition
1 December-15 January 2017
Adelaide Town Hall, First Floor Foyer
The RSASA Exhibition "Authentic Adelaide" opened on Thursday 1st December, at the Adelaide Town Hall, celebrating the 150th of the Adelaide Town Hall & the RSASA 160th. Opened by the Lady Mayoress Genevieve Theseira-Haese.
"AUTHENTIC ADELAIDE "- ARTISTS TALKS OPEN FOR ALL TO ATTEND- FREE ENTRY to the ADELAIDE TOWN HALL.
The exhibition "Authentic Adelaide"is being held in the Foyer (1 st Floor) Adelaide Town Hall, King William Street ,Adelaide and concludes on 15 th January 2017.
Artists Talks will be held by experienced professional artists who are exhibiting works. These talks are to occur on Monday 9th January 1017 and Wednesday 11 th January 2017 during the following times;
Philip David from 11 am to 12 noon on Monday 9th January 2017 .
Cheryl Bridgart from 2 pm to 3 pm on Monday 9th January. 2017
Hugh Adamson from 11 am to 12 noon on Wednesday 11 th January 2017
Heather Lorenzon from 2 pm to 3 pm on Wednesday 11 th January 2017.
People wishing to attend can meet the artist at these times in the Foyer 1 st Floor of the Town Hall and enjoy a detailed tour of the exhibition, as well as details of the artists works presented.
Bookings for these Artists Talks are not essential, however if you need further information contact the RSASA web site www.rsasarts.com.au
All works are for sale and can be purchased by phoning or sending a text to Jack Condous, Marketing Executive 0409414455
RSASA SUMMER SCHOOL 2017
Traditional & Contemporary Workshops
Traditional & Contemporary Workshops with Ten excellent innovative tutors January 2017
Robyn Elmslie, Makram Iskandar, Adam Opala,
Iroda Adil, Clair Richards, Frey Micklethwait, Lorraine Lewitzka, Richard Rogers, Philip David and Sheila Whittam.
For enquiries call Pip Fletcher 8267 4428
POETICS OF THE INTERIOR
An exhibition of Retrospective and New Encaustics
22 January-12 February 2017
Upstairs at the RSASA Gallery
RSASA VISUAL HISTORY
edited / collated by Dr Adam Dutkiewicz
"The RSASA has made a continuous contribution to the Arts In Adelaide since Colonial times, having been established in 1856 by the artist and teacher Charles Hill. The RSASA is celebrating 160 years anniversary and have published the book titled "A Visual History: The Royal South Australian Society of Arts 1856 - 2016", edited / collated by Dr Adam Dutkiewicz. This long waited book summarises the long and rich history of the RSASA. The book is intended in two volumes, with the first funding the second, which will be published in 2017. Volume 1 comprises a vast amount of historical material, with a survey of the Foundational Years, and profiles of its Affiliated Bodies, its Presidents, Significant Officials and Honorary Life members. In all it features nearly 10 artists, including around 40% women. It contains 420 pages.
Available now at the RSASA Gallery: Cost $50 + postage and handling.
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From its inception in 1856 the Society has been at the forefront of visual art progress. Its members have made a comprehensive impact on the advancement of art in Australia. The influence of our artists on the international environment has been significant, and we are proud of the respect and renown earned by our members now and in the past.
The Ashtons, the Heysens, Ruth Tuck and Mervyn Smith, John Dowie and Dorrit Black all added lustre to the Society by their outstanding work.
Current Fellows including Jeffrey Smart, Penny Dowie, Robert Hannaford, David Dridan, Cathi Steer and numerous others - have won glowing reputations.
The Society provides an ideal location for exhibitions of members' works, and of national and international showings. The Doug Moran National Portrait Prize has been hosted here since its introduction, the inaugural prize being awarded to Penny Dowie. Innovative demonstrations enable the public to experience the actual process of portrait painting.
A participant in festival and fringe functions, the Society is active in initiating and supporting other group activities including overseas exhibitions.
"Youthscape" is an outstanding opportunity for young emerging artists to enter their work in this competition with substantial prizes as incentives for their work.
Always looking to the future, the Society advances art and the artists of South Australia through cooperative effort and innovative action, so extending appreciation of the benefits of art to the community.
"Donations to the Royal South Australian Society of Arts Inc. special purpose fund are tax deductible."
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