Easter Art Exhibition rescheduled

The KI Easter Art Exhibition is to be moved forward to September 2020.

This is a decision not lightly made, but feedback from artists across the island has made it clear that the thought of submitting entry forms by 1 March –– just four weeks away –– is simply overwhelming. Events are too recent and feelings too raw.

The Artists Collective KI (ACKI) is planning instead for an opening on Saturday 26 September, with the exhibition running for two full weeks, closing on 11 October.

ACKI can confirm that Rhana Devenport, director of the Art Gallery of SA, and Emma Fey, CEO of Guildhouse, are both available to judge at that time.

The new date should bring a sigh of relief to the KI arts community.

Not only does it allow our artists to take a deep breath, it gives them time to reflect, digest, assess, consider and create.

September is spring, a time of renewal and hope, and new beginnings. ACKI looks forward to an artistic outburst shaped and perhaps inspired, not defeated, by the events of this summer.

Visit the Easter Art Exhibition page for your revised entry form.

KI Artworks gallery revamped

The revamped gallery and October exhibition ‘Spring in Action’ opening attracted a crowd to Baudin Beach. Drop in for a visit over the summer. It’s a great place to find Christmas presents with a difference.

Spring in Action
A small part of the Spring in Action exhibition
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Jayne Stinson MP, shadow arts minister for SA, opens the exhibition
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The Coathangers kept the crowd entertained
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Catching up at the opening

A fresh new look for KI Artworks

Just in time for spring, KI Artworks Gallery has opened up with a fresh new look and ready for its official opening on Saturday, 5 October at 4pm.

South Australian shadow arts minister Jayne Stinson MP will do the honours and officially open both the gallery and members new exhibition ‘Spring in Action’.

Please join the artists and other art lovers at the gallery for the opening, refreshments and entertainment by local musicians. Can’t wait to see the place full and jumping!

 

 

 

 

Gallery reopening soon

After a short closing for renovations, the revamped KI Artworks Gallery will reopen on Friday 5 July with an official launch of the revamped gallery and sculpture garden on Saturday 6 July at 3pm. Bring along a soup cup and try the soup and bread on offer.

October exhibition

‘Spring in action’ is the theme for the Artworks October exhibition. The opening will be held on Saturday 5 October at 5pm with drinks, nibbles and music.

Favourite Things

Artists’ Collective Kangaroo Island members are putting out their Favourite Things in the Artworks Gallery’s latest exhibition.

Come along at 4pm on Sunday 30 September for the exhibition opening by The Islander journalist, Stan Gorton, musical accompaniment (including My Favourite Things)  by The Coat-hangers, local musicians Doug Gray and Les Montanjees, and drinks and nibbles.

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The exhibition features Peggy Rismiller’s jewellery, Branks Gregor’s colourful paintings, Antien Furstner’s pottery, and beading and photography from new members and first-time exhibitors.

Other members’ favourite things are beaches, wood, native flora, textiles, the joy of applying paint, time and wine.

The exhibition continues for the month of October, 10am to 4pm every day during the school holidays, then Friday to Monday from 10am to 4pm after that.

Winter opening hours, Artworks gallery

Artworks Gallery at Baudin Beach is open for business during winter, 10 am to 4 pm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We can also open by appointment – please contact Pauline on 8553 1483 or Patsy on 8553 1415.

The next exhibition for members begins on the long weekend in October with the theme Favourite Things. What’s your favourite thing in art or craft?  Entry to the exhibition is for members only so (re)join now for 2018-19 online or by emailing artworksgalleryki@gmail.com for a membership form.