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SALA in the Mainstreet


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As part of the 2018 SALA Festival, you are invited to treat yourself to a Fleurieu Art experience in the Victor Harbor Mainstreet Precinct with a unique selection of art displayed in various businesses.

The 'SALA in the Mainstreet' trail will give you the opportunity to visit the popular Victor Harbor Mainstreet and see assorted art created by many different Fleurieu artists.

Stay until dusk and you will get to watch unique digital art projected onto the building facade of Victa Cimena.

Download the event brochure with the trail map - click here

PARTICIPATING BUSINESSES & ARTISTS

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Wendy Williams @ Betta Quality Blinds & Curtains

Art: Lino Prints

Artist Residence: MIDDLETON

Wendy is an artist inspired by her immediate environment. The land and seascapes are constant sources of inspiration for the development of her paintings and prints. Influenced by the hand coloured wood block prints of Margaret Preston Wendy’s relief prints are a fusion of hard edge line and subtle blended colour.

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Charles Ball @ Twice Read Books

Art: Colour Pencil
'Pencil Journeys Across the Page.'

Artist Residence: VICTOR HARBOR

Charles Ball has been a resident of Victor Harbor since 1987.  He is a self taught artist in a variety of artistic fields including leatherwork, painting, drawing, carving, miniature boats in bottles.  Charles says he is not an artist but someone where "pencil journeys occur across the page".

Jessie Faye @ The Olive Leaf Cafe

Art: Mixed Media

Artist Residence: CURRENCY CREEK

Creating has always been a part of my life. Countless Saturday mornings all throughout my childhood were spent in bed, pencil and paper in hand. But after my beloved High School art classes left me feeling incompetent and frustrated, I left to pursue a more fulfilling time in my life of travel and adventure.

In 2015 I was encouraged to get more serious about my love of art and have since been pursuing my art goals with more focus. Securing a couple of local outlets to sell my art through and some commissioned peices here and there, my dreams are starting to become reality.

Having no professional training, I am constantly learning and experimenting, discovering more about myself and my artistic ability as I go.

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Stuart Brackley @ The Hotel Victor

Art: Photography on canvas

Artist Residence: GOOLWA

I have been a photographer for some 50 years
and have worked with film and digital.
My current portfolio includes large canvas prints
encompassing the Fleurieu landscape.

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Coomunga House & Cafe on Railway

MULTIPLE ARTISTS including:
Ben Young, Jenni-Anne Cockburn, Heather Mill, Hess Phillips, Annette Vanderberg, Jean Freytag, Mag Taylor, Jean Staudwick, Tas Jenkins, Del Bartlett, Barbara Peters.

Boll-Art

The very first 'Boll-Art' created in the Victor Harbor Mainstreet was painted by local artists:
- Hamish McMillan
- Wendy Williams
- Care Vaughan

(you will find these bollards located outside of The Encounter Centre, Harbor Barber and Victor Beats)

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Digital Art Projector 

*** UNFORTUNATELY THE DIGITAL ART PROJECTOR IS CURRENTLY NOT WORKING ***

 

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Margie Hooper @ Delicia Acai & Protein Bar 

Art: 'Cafe of Colour' Paintings

Artist Residence: VICTOR HARBOR

Margie Hooper is a visual artist who has worked as a graphic designer, cartographer and lecturer. She is a passionate drawer/educator and contributed towards the success of the first Country Arts SA 'Drawing on Country' for Victor Harbor this year.

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Amanda Westley @ Kiri Kiri Art

Art: Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal Artist / Paintings

Artist Residence: VICTOR HARBOR

Full Artist Bio - click here

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Margaret McEntee @ The Coffee Palace

Art: Pastels

Artist Residence: ENCOUNTER BAY

Since the year 2000 Margaret has worked mainly with pastels, however she has not fully neglected oils, water colour, pen and charcoal.  Her work has gained numerous prizes and awards, which includes the Gold Awards at the Victor Harbor Rotary Exhibition in 2013 and 2016.  Margaret is a fellow of the RSASA.

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Richard John @ Harbor Barber

Art: Paintings

Artist Residence: VICTOR HARBOR

Richard John is a self taught artist who has successfully exhibited as part of Sala for a number of years, as well as at Tusk Gallery in Melbourne and the annual art show in his hometown of Victor Harbor. He paints things that he likes to paint: mainly commissions of children and dogs, but also paints things that he sees around him, like the 50's caravan that appears in many of his paintings. There are some beautiful old vans still around and they evoke childhood memories of freedom, innocence and simplicity. His caravan - a 1956 Globetrotter - serves both as a "prop" for his paintings and a source of constant inspiration.

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Kylie Didelot @ Eco Child

Art: 'A Delicate Nature' - Mixed Mediums

Artist Residence: MIDDLETON

A love for experimenting with different mediums/colours and textures and

blending one another together to create a cohesive flow within the painting. With this process layers develop and grow, some are revealed, some are hidden and some are still emerging. For Kylie painting has always been a release of expression in creating artwork to reflect the moment, the past and to echo the unknown.

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Drawing on Country - Where Art meets Environment' @ the Victor Harbor Regional Gallery

What happens when people are invited to interpret their local environment through an artistic lens? A diverse group of novice, amateur and professional artists from Victor Harbor spent a day together sharing and exploring. This exhibition is a result of that exploration. This project was proudly initiated and supported by Country Arts SA and The City of Victor Harbor.

EVENTS / WORKSHOPS

CELEBRATE SALA on CORAL ST
Saturday 4th August

Drop into Kiri Kiri Art to watch Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal Artist Amanda Westley at work from 2pm to 5pm and meet Artist Charles Ball at Twice Read Books.
Sausage Sizzle from 4pm + refreshments available at Delicia Acai & Protein Bar.

** CANCELLED **
MACRAME WALL ART WORKSHOP

Saturday 11th August

ENERGETIC DREAMCATCHERS WORKSHOP
Saturday 26th August

Run by Sharon McMahon at The Joyful Buddhas (70 Ocean St) from 10am to 3pm
Cost - $100 includes all materials
Bookings - info@thejoyfulbuddhas.com

Later Event: September 15
VICTOR HARBOR ROCK 'N' ROLL FESTIVAL