2018 Awards


Andrea Malone, Julia Robinson and Jess Taylor at the 2016 SALA Awards Night. Photo: Sia Duff

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SALA Festival Patron’s Art Writer’s Award

SALA Festival Patron’s Art Writer’s Award

To acknowledge and recognise excellence in visual arts writing including catalogue essays or reviews about South Australian living visual artists.

Eligible work must have been written within a 12 month period, from August 2017 - August 2018. The award aims to support scholarship and encourage writing about South Australian living artists.

The recipient of the award will receive a residential studio space for one month at Phasmid Studios, Berlin including return economy flights.

CLOSES 31 August 2018

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Credit Union SA School Awards - for South Australian Primary Schools and Secondary Schools

Credit Union SA School Awards - for South Australian Primary Schools and Secondary Schools

The new awards aim to encourage South Australian schools to participate in the annual SALA Festival in August.

Established in 2018 Credit Union SA will present art special prizes for best primary school exhibition, best secondary school exhibition as well as best student artist in both categories.

A prize of $2,500 per school category and an additional individual $1,000 award for best student in each category will be awarded. The winning school exhibitions will also have the opportunity to be re-exhibited during the 2019 DreamBIG Festival at the Adelaide Festival Centre to a large audience of schools and families. Schools registered for SALA Festival 2018 automatically qualify for the awards.

The awards will be judged during SALA Festival and the winners will be announced at a special schools ceremony in September 2018.

 


The Advertiser Contemporary Art Award

The Advertiser Contemporary Art Award

For the most outstanding work in any medium for 2018. Prize consists of $5000.

2018 Finalists:
Andrew Clarke, Carly Snoswell, Chris De Rosa, Elizabeth Wojciak, Emmaline Zanelli, Hannah Vorrath-Pajak, Jasmine Crisp, Jess Mara, Kasia Tons, Kaspar Schmidt Mumm, Kurt Bosecke, Michelle Kelly, Tim Sterling. 

See the exhibition of the finalists in the foyer of
Keith Murdoch House
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Unitcare Services Moving Image Award

Unitcare Services Moving Image Award

For artists working in moving image/ new media.
Prize consists of $5,000 cash.

2018 Finalists:
Cynthia Schwertsik
Jenna Pippett
Liam Bosecke
Sarah Tickle


The City Rural Emerging Artist Award

The City Rural Emerging Artist Award

For artists in the early stages of their career with under five years professional experience.
Prize consists of $2500 cash.

2018 Finalists:
Brianna Speight
eDuard Helmbold
Hannah Vorrath-Pajak
Kelly Reynolds


The Don Dunstan Foundation Award

The Don Dunstan Foundation Award

For artists whose work explores social justice themes which align with the objectives and priorities of the Don Dunstan Foundation including homelessness; mental health; migration (including cultural and ethnic diversity); the purpose economy (i.e. economic equality); Aboriginal economic empowerment and reconciliation; human rights; or Don Dunstan. Prize is $2,500 cash.

2018 Finalists:
Alex Mausolf
Clancy Warner
Gerry Wedd
Thom Buchanan


City of Unley Active Ageing Award

City of Unley Active Ageing Award

For artists over the age of 60 to celebrate the City of Unley’s involvement with SALA and its commitment to promoting and supporting an active ageing approach. Prize consists of $2,000 cash and an exhibition space in Unley for SALA 2019.

2018 Finalists:
Andrea Malone
Chris Webb
Rubi Cassidy


The Adelaide Review Outsider Art Award

The Adelaide Review Outsider Art Award

This Award recognises artists who identify as 'Outsider' artists and/or organisations that support their development. Outsider art is defined as art created outside the boundaries of the established art scene. Prize consists of $1000 cash.


2018 Finalists:
Alana Gregory
Jane Price
Scott Pyle


Atkins Photo Lab Award

Atkins Photo Lab Award

For artists working with photo based artwork including but not limited to, manipulated photography (digital or otherwise).

Prize consists of an edition of three A1 Giclee Archival Fine Art Prints.

2018 Finalists:
Brianna Speight
David Hume
Emmaline Zanelli
Gary Sauer-Thompson


Centre for Creative Photography Latent Image Award

Centre for Creative Photography Latent Image Award

For an emerging artist using photography.
Prize consists of UP TO $745 worth in-kind assistance. This could include studio/darkroom hire, workshops, an accredited course or mentorship. This is to be used within 12 months of the prize being awarded.

2018 Finalists:
Brett Hughes
Monika Morgenstern
Stuart Templeton


Country Arts SA Breaking Ground Award

Country Arts SA Breaking Ground Award

The Country Arts SA Breaking Ground Professional Development Award provides a practising contemporary visual artist who resides in regional South Australia the opportunity to develop a body of work for exhibition in metropolitan Adelaide, and receive $5000 to support a mentorship or the opportunity to develop a professional advisor relationship with a suited professional of their choosing.

2018 WINNER:
Nellie Rankine