The countdown is on to the 2017 Saint Ignatius Art Show! An official South Australian Living Arts Festival (SALA) event, this popular biennial exhibition features paintings, sculptures, glass art and other creative works by dozens of established or emerging South Australian artists.

Opening Night

Tickets are now on sale for the Opening Night gala, sponsored by Sevenhill Cellars and featuring Peter Goers as guest speaker. Opening Night guests will get to mingle with friends and artists, enjoy drinks and canapés, and will have the first chance to purchase artwork on display at the Art Show.

Click here to book your ticket before it sells out!

Date: Friday 11 August 2017.
Time: 7.00 – 10.30 pm.
Location: Saint Ignatius’ College Junior School, 62 Queen St, Norwood.
Cost: $50 per person.

Weekend Exhibition

The weekend exhibition on Saturday and Sunday will feature talks by artists, demonstrations, music, a café, a bar, and more!

Free entry – no ticket or booking required.

Date: Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 August 2017.
Time: 10.00 am – 4.00 pm (both days).
Location: Saint Ignatius’ College Junior School, 62 Queen St, Norwood.
Cost: Free entry.

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Featured Artist: Sally Heinrich

Sally has illustrated more than 30 books for young readers. Her most recent picture book, One Step at a Time (written by Jane Jolly), won an honour in the 2016 CBCA Book of the Year awards. Their new collaboration, Papa Sky, will be released in October.

Sally’s commissioned artwork ranges in scale from wine labels through to a mural for the Singapore Zoo. Her work has been recognised through fellowships from Asialink, Arts SA and others. Her original pieces have been widely exhibited in Australia and Asia and are held in collections around the world.

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Kaltjiti Arts

Saint Ignatius Art Show is thrilled to partner with Kaltjiti Arts, an Aboriginal art centre in the remote community of Fregon in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands of South Australia.

The art centre is the heart and cultural focal point of the small community, serving as place of inspiration and creativity. Through their artwork, Indigenous elder artists teach the younger generations about cultural traditions and stories, passing on knowledge which in turn was passed down through their ancestors. The art works are beautiful, varied and imbued with narrative.

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