Burnside  Painting  Group

Community Art Group


The Burnside Painting Group holds an Annual Exhibition in August of each year, during the SA Living Artists Festival (SALA).

Members can enter works for exhibition and sale. Members contributing works for exhibition are also in the running to win one of a series of awards that are presented at the opening event.

The artwork selector this year is Daryl Austin from the Adelaide Central School of Art, and the awards judge is Artist, Ross Morgan. Opening night speaker will be Mary Marston, volunteer, from the Art Gallery of South Australia.

This year the Burnside Painting Group Annual Exhibition will run from 
Wednesday 25 July to Friday 24 August, 2018.

Key diary dates are:

Selection Day:  Thursday 5 July  
Members should drop off works they wish to exhibit at the Hall between 9am and 9.30am;  then collect them again from 12pm to 1pm.

Entry form, entry labels and conditions of entry are available above.
Hard copies will be available at the hall also. Please read these carefully to ensure your work meets the requirements.

Tuesday 24 July:  Set up of the exhibition at the Atrium, Burnside Civic Centre, 401 Greenhill Road, Tusmore.

Thursday 2 August: Opening Event with Awards Presentation

Friday 24 August:  Members to collect unsold works from the Atrium from between 9am and 12.30pm.


We always need volunteers to be available at the Atrium during the exhibition, to talk to prospective new members and sell artworks, etc.

A roster sheet is available at the Hall, so please consider contributing a few hours of your time, and fill your name in the roster.

Photos from the Opening Event 2018

Above (from left):  Kathy Tyrell, guest Mary Marston, volunteer from the Art Gallery of SA, and President,Vivien Bishop in conversation with the Honourable Mr Hieu Van Le, Governor of South Australia, who honoured us with his presence at our opening night event.

Photos from Opening Event 2017

SALA 2017 opening event

Thursday 3rd August, 6pm- 8pm
including Presentation of Annual Awards by Artist and Tutor, Melanie Brown

Venue:   The Atrium, Burnside Civic Centre, 401 Greenhill Road, Tusmore

Musical entertainment at the Burnside Painting Group Annual Exhibition, 2017

Award winner Carolyn Waterman, with Publicity Officer, Rosalie McCarthy (left)

See our Awards page for information about the competitions and awards we offer.