SALA in West Torrens

Published on 21 July 2022

Every August South Australia celebrates the South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival and we'll be celebrating it in West Torrens with numerous exhibitions being staged around the area.

Visit the SALA website for up-to-date information.

Down The Rabbit Hole

A celebration of everyone's unique perspective of life and mental health challenges.

  • Aspire Recovery Hub - 32 - 56 Sir Donald Bradman Drive, Mile End
  • 1 - 20 August; Tue - Thurs 12pm - 2pm; Saturday 6 & 20 August, 1 - 4pm.

nickmount@70

Nick Mount is one of Australia's most celebrated studio glass artists, creating sculptural assemblages that combine traditional Venetian glassmaking techniques with a wry Australian wit.

  • BMGART - 444 South Road, Marleston
  • 12 August - 3 September; Tue - Fri 12pm - 5pm; Saturdays 2pm - 5pm.

Westside Stories - Flight

Westside Stories - nine little galleries around West Torrens will exhibit artworks themed around 'flight'.

Flight: An Illustrated Study of Bird Life and Loss

Inspired by a historic SA museum collection, Jorji Gardener and Viv Szekeres search for the birds that once lived in Adelaide's Reedbeds. Confronting, beautiful, tragic.

  • City of West Torrens Auditorium Gallery - 1 Brooker Terrace, Hilton.
  • 1 - 31 August; Mon - Wed, Fri 10am - 6pm; Thurs 10am - 8m; Sat 10am - 4pm; Sun 1pm - 4pm.

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Paisley and Peonies

Indian and Chinese aesthetics through collage, mixed media, print-making, and textiles.

  • Eastern Silk - 7 James Congdon Drive, Mile End
  • 1 - 31 August; Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm; Sun 12noon - 3pm.

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Makers in Action

See spinning, weaving, and crafting live! Purchase unique, handcrafted items in the Little Glory Gallery.

  • Guide Hall and Little Glory Gallery - 196 South Road, Mile End
  • 3 - 31 August; Wed 11am - 3pm.

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Still Life and Movement

An exhibition that combines floral still life prints with Tour Down Under action photographs.

  • Michael Kluvanek Photography - 22a Dew Street, Thebarton
  • 1 - 31 August; Fri - Sun 9.30am - 4.30pm.

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Nature's Foundations

Artists in residence aid Nature Foundation in preserving and protecting local landscapes, flora, and fauna.

  • Mrs Harris' Shop - 36 Jervois Street, Torrensville
  • 6 - 28 August; Sat - Sun 11am - 3pm.

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Linguis-ti-cat

A light-hearted, kid friendly exhibition that combines clever word play puns with adorable cat paintings.

  • Richter Residence - 65a Clifford Street, Torrensville
  • 1 - 31 August; Thu - Sun 9.30am - 6pm.

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Spectrum of the Rainbow

An exploration of colour in the world around us, using textiles, thread & mixed media.

  • The Embroiderer's Guild of South Australia - 16 Hughes Street, Mile End
  • 5 - 14 August; Mon - Sun 10am - 3pm.

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Canaletto's Camera

Modernist photographic and mixed media artworks set in Venice and inspired by Canaletto.

  • The Light Gallery - 138 Richmond Road, Marleston
  • 29 July - 2 September, Fri 9am - 5pm.

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Being Woman

An ongoing collaborative photographic project that explores the lived experience and felt-sense of womanhood.

  • The Wheatsheaf Hotel - 39 George Street, Thebarton
  • 4 - 29 August; Mon, Wed, Thu 3pm - 10pm; Fri 3 - 11pm;  Sat 2 - 11pm; Sun 2pm - 9pm.

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Food For The Soul

Foodland is showcasing mighty South Aussie artists in a series of unique, in-store exhibitions.

  • Thebarton Foodland - 81 - 87 George Street, Thebarton
  • 1 - 31 August; Mon - Fri 7am - 7pm; Sat 7am - 5pm; Sun 11am - 5pm.

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