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 in 2018 was Daryl Austin from the Adelaide Central School of Art, and the awards judge was Artist, Ross Morgan. Opening night speaker was Mary Marston, volunteer, from the Art Gallery of South Australia.
Above (from left): Kathy Tyrell, guest Mary Marston, volunteer from the Art Gallery of SA, and President,Vivien Bishop in conversation with His Excellency, Mr Hieu Van Le, Governor of South Australia, who honoured us with his presence at our opening night event.
SALA 2017 opening event
Musical entertainment at the Burnside Painting Group Annual Exhibition, 2017
Award winner Carolyn Waterman, with Publicity Officer, Rosalie McCarthy (left)
In 2018 theBurnside Painting Group Annual Exhibition ran from
Wednesday 25 July to Friday 24 August, 2018.
Key diary dates:
Selection Day: Thursday 5 July
Members drop off works they wish to exhibit at the Hall between 9am and 9.30am; then collect them again from 12pm to 1pm.
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.