Artist Spotlight #27: Marie Jonsson-Harrison

Marie Jonsson-Harrison Internationally renowned artist, Marie Jonsson-Harrison, has exhibited her Contemporary Naive artworks all over the world, and this SALA season, she will be at Victoria Square with her art collective, A Bus Full of Art. In our latest spotlight, we learn about Marie’s creative family, where she’s exhibited and her SALA project. Q: Hello Marie! Can you please tell us a bit about yourself? A: … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #27: Marie Jonsson-Harrison

Australian Art’s New Permanent Home in Venice

Architecture exhbit (interior). Photo credit: Kyriaco Nikias As I walk towards the Giardini canal past the Uruguayan pavilion, an unsigned black monolith emerges from the shadows of tree branches. A serpentine metal ramp takes me around the building to reveal a cantilevered flap, in black granite like the façades, labelled ‘Australia’, floating above a porch that provides a view over the canal to the Greek … Continue reading Australian Art’s New Permanent Home in Venice

CAMEA Conference Day 1: Art History and History

Day one saw the opening of the much anticipated Centre for Asian and Middle Eastern Architecture (CAMEA) conference, ‘Ilm: Science, Religion, and Art in Islam. The opening took place in Gallery 19B in The Art Gallery of South Australia with speeches delivered by the Director of The Art Gallery of South Australia, Nick Mitzevich, Board Member of the Art Gallery of South Australia Foundation, Michael … Continue reading CAMEA Conference Day 1: Art History and History

Artist Spotlight #26: Tim Casiero

Tim Casiero. Photo credit: J March Photography I guarantee you, one day we will all be wearing T-shirts with Tim Casiero’s designs emblazoned on them. This young gun has his sights set on building an empire, much like jeffstaple’s. In our latest spotlight, Tim tells us about his ambitions and why he loves lino carves. Q: Hello Tim! Can you please tell us a bit … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #26: Tim Casiero

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Perri Sparnon, Research Assistant for The Centre for Asian and Middle Eastern Architecture (CAMEA)

Perri Sparnon in Florence This weeks sees a group of internationally renowned academics flock to Adelaide to attend and speak at The Centre for Asian And Middle Eastern Architecture’s conference, ‘Ilm: Science, Religion, and Art in Islam’. We spoke to Perri Sparnon, research assistant at CAMEA and one of the conference’s organisers, to discuss the aims of the conference, and CAMEA’s future. Q: Hi Perri! … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Perri Sparnon, Research Assistant for The Centre for Asian and Middle Eastern Architecture (CAMEA)

Artist Spotlight #25: Dane Louis

Dane Louis The vulnerability of humans is explored in Dane Louis’ portraits through never ending pen and ink lines, where imperfections such as scratches and scarring are visible on the faces of his subjects. In our latest spotlight, the mixed media artist talks about his desire to explore new artistic mediums and his favourite Adelaide artists. Q: Hello Dane! Can you please tell us a … Continue reading Artist Spotlight #25: Dane Louis

Art Gallery of South Australia Exhibition Review: Robert Hannaford

Robert Hannaford in his studio, 2016. Photo credit: John Montesi The prolific output of work by South Australian artist, Robert Hannaford (1944 – ), has taken many forms including flowing natural landscapes reminiscent of early twentieth century Heidelberg suite, quaint suburban snapshots of domestic life in the 70s, political cartoons, and figurative sculptures. However, it is his vibrant and poignant portraits that demand focus in … Continue reading Art Gallery of South Australia Exhibition Review: Robert Hannaford