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Kat Coppock – Feathers – Format

Kat Coppock is a visual artist and curator is part of the new exhibition which will be taking place in the new year at Format Gallery Space (9th January until February 10, 2013). She comes into the studio to talk about Feathers an exhibition with 25 artists, 25 metres of chicken wire, wooden doweling, feathers and a whole lot of yarn…

Mary Jean Richardson – British School Scholarship Winner

The recipient of the first British School (Rome) Scholarship was announced Wednesday 28th November 2012. Artist Mary Jean Richardson was awarded this scholarship aimed at helping emerging South Australian artists undertake a three month residency at the British School at Rome, Britain’s leading humanities research institute abroad and one of the most prestigious foreign academies in the Italian capital.

The Australian Experimental Art Foundation (AEAF), Cibo Espresso Australia and the Helpmann Academy will offer this scholarship to an emerging artist every year for the next five years. Emerging artists can find out more information here.

Woodland Whimsey

Brothers Grimm meets Beatrix Potter – these works are no doileys.

Ellen Schlobohm and her mother Sue Garrard are holding an exhibition to showcase their woodland critters, Ellen’s work in intricate paper form and Sue in recycled jewellery. Cath Kenneally spoke to Ellen about the inspiration behind their work.

The Woodland Whimsey exhibition will be held at the Urban Cow Studio Gallery until 29 December 2012.

11 Frome street, Adelaide

Opening night Wednesday 5th December, 6 – 8pm.

Click here to see an example of Ellen’s work.


Young artists get early START

Christmas has come early for Adelaide’s creative kids. The Art Gallery’s ever-popular program for children and families, START at the Gallery, will now be open for extended hours.

Cath Kenneally spoke to Project Curator Lisa Slade about the hightlights of the program, which includes art activities, tours and live entertainment.

First Sunday of the month, 11 am – 3 pm,

Art Gallery of South Australia, North Terrace.

For more information phone (08) 8207 7005.

Presented free by the Balnaves Foundation.

Turner from the Tate: The Making of a Master

Turner from the Tate offers a once in a life time opportunity to experience the iconic paintings of J.M.W. Turner, one of Britain’s greatest artists.

Cath Kenneally looks ahead to the event with co-curator of the show, Jane Messenger from the Art Gallery. It runs from 8 Feb – 19 May 2013 at the Art Gallery of South Australia.

Emma Hack – the challenge of a moving canvas

Adelaide artist Emma Hack is back with another fascinating exhibition. The versatile artist is known for painting people into walls, her work on the wildly successful Goyte film clip, and the arresting images now on billboards and busses for the Motor Accident Commission. You may know it as a blue car… look again.

Emma spoke to Sue Reece about the intricacies and surprises of her work.

The Emma Hack exhibition, a collection of new works and recent favourites,  runs at Adelaide Airport until 25 Jan 2013.

Vivonne Twaites – Build Me A City – AEAF

Vivonne Twaites, curator of the exhibition Build Me A City spoke to Cath Kenneally about her new exhibition held at the Australian Experimental Arts Foundation.

For more details, see their website.