South Australian Living Arts Festival on the Fleurieu Peninsula this August

ART: Sally Deans and Cheryl- Anne Brown both from Goolwa are currently showing their works at Artworx Gallery Goolwa as part of the SALA Festival this month.
ART: Sally Deans and Cheryl- Anne Brown both from Goolwa are currently showing their works at Artworx Gallery Goolwa as part of the SALA Festival this month.

Each year during the month of August the South Australian Living Arts Festival takes place and artists from all over the state participate in varying exhibitions, workshops, displays and other artistic events.

This year due to COVID-19, things are a little different with smaller exhibitions being held in galleries, cafes, wineries and restaurants right throughout the Fleurieu with some art works being exhibited online only.

In Victor Harbor the Coral Street Arts Centre will hold an exhibition from August 15 to October 5 titled 'Ach Min (Beautiful)'.

This will feature paintings created by elders in Aurukun in the Far North of Queensland and is designed to pass on knowledge and language to the younger generation.

Also at the same location the 'Making Change' exhibition will be presented and this features marine devastation.

At Thunderbird Restaurant on the Strand in Port Elliot the 'Breathe' Exhibition will run from August 1, until December 31, whilE at South Seas Trading in Port Elliot 'Lost in Spaces' will open on August 8.

The Old Hall in Middleton will feature "Finding Home' exhibition, which will run until August 31.

There are numerous exhibitions to view in Goolwa including the 'Characters of the Fleurieu' to be held at Signal Point from August 1 and will continue right through until September 6.

Artworx in Goolwa will present the 'Double Delights' exhibition which incorporates 50 artists each showing two new works of art. This will run right throughout the month of August.

The Round House on the Barrage in Goolwa will feature Cheryl Bridgart's 'Exotisch at Goolwa' from August 21 to August 30 and the South Coast Regional Arts Centre also in Goolwa will present 'Heartland Worlds Apart' from August 19 to October 18.

For art lovers there will be a smorgasbord of creativity from painting, jewellery, ceramics, photography, sculpture, mosaic, metal works and other fine arts to enjoy during the coming month.

For more information on SALA on the Fleurieu visit the website www.salafestival.com

This story SALA with a difference on the Fleurieu first appeared on The Times.

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