Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery

Bringing art to the people and people to the arts

Sister Art

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15 December – 21 January, 2018 Sister Art Sister Art is a South Australia art group founded by sisters Proo Geddes and Sandi Hill.  Together with Alison Waye they began exhibiting as Sister Art in 2015.  Three painters; Proo is a watercolourist, Sandi paints with acrylics and Alison works with oils. Feature Image: ‘At the Hop’ Proo Geddes, ‘Row Boats’ Sandi Hill, ‘Ace’ Alison Waye   ‘Possum...

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Island to Inland

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2 February – 11 March Contemporary Art from Kangaroo Island ‘Island to Inland’ brings together artworks that explore the unique aspects of Kangaroo Island including the environment, history and isolation, and the way in which they shape the lives of those in the community who call the island home.    

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Tarpari

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4 May – 17 June   Tarpari celebrates the talent and diversity of Aboriginal artists from the Yorke and Mid North regions, inspiring creativity and increase the understanding of identity, history, creativity and culture. Click to...

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Wanton, Wild & Unimagined

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22 June – 5 August Wanton, Wild and Unimagined is a playful exhibition of sculptured recycled plastics that stirs the imagination and evokes environmental reflection. Townsville environmental artist, Alison McDonald has spent many hours manipulating the humble plastic bottle, and collecting thousands of lids to make a variety of unimagined and impossible creations inspired by plants, oceans and by John Wyndham’s book, The Day of the...

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Fibrespace

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10 August – 9 September Fibrespace is a forum for exploring textiles as an art form. Each year Fibrespace artists set a theme or challenge to interpret in their own way; each piece is unique and an indication of where each artist is on their own personal journey of discovery creating a diverse and inspired display. Fibrespace has collaborated with artists from afar as Lapland and Finland.

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Transportation and Transformation

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1 September – 15 October Stories of an industry and community evolving. The third in a trilogy built around the shared history of Port Pirie and its main industry, Transportation and Transformation is produced in collaboration between Nyrstar and the Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery. Transport has played a vital role throughout the many transformations and technological changes of the Smelter and in the working social history of the city....

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