Exhibition from 12th June to 10th July 2016 – runs for 4 weeks
Official opening was on Sunday 12th June by Jane McFarlane,CEO Helpmann Academy
Overall First Prize: RSASA $2,000 to Jasmine Dixon for her portrait of Patrick, oil on wood panel
For details of all prize winners click read more button.
RSASA Winter Exhibition
“Rainy Days Exhibition ” The dates for the exhibition are Sun 15th May – Sun 5th June. The Exhibition was opened on Sun 15th May at 2.00pm by Darren Ray, Senior Climatologist at the Bureau of Meteorology.
Lisa Engerson wins first prize 2016
Lisa Ingerson with Arky, First Prize Winner, Signal Point Gallery, 23 April 2016
Over 200 attended the great opening by Lisa Slade, Assistant Director,Artistic Programs, Art Gallery of SA.,yesterday. Prizes to the value of $10,000 were awarded to artists who made sculpture,drawings,photography and paintings as well as artists who used mixed media. Thanks must also go to our sponsors -16 of them who willingly gave support for this 3rd exhibition.
WELCOME TO THE ROYAL SOUTH AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY OF ARTS
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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Saturday and Sunday 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Closed on public holidays