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Unique chance to see and buy renowned SA artists' work
Art lovers will have the opportunity to view and buy over 150 works by South Australian artists at the Exhibition of Art for sale, on Saturday 21 March, 10am 5pm and Sunday 22 March 12noon 4pm at Anglican Church of St Michael's, 18 Church Road, Mitcham.
Victor Harbor artist Terry Lewitzka's 'Cinque Terre' will be up for auction
Ian Scobie, Director Arts Projects Australia is launching the Exhibition at a glittering cocktail party on Friday 20 March at 7.30pm. At this event, interested buyers have the opportunity to preview and buy artwork before the exhibition opens to the general public the following day. There will also be a raffle for Victor Harbor artist Terry Lewitzka's 'Evening Glow' and his 'Cinque Terre' will be up for auction.
Raffle tickets are just $2 each or $5 for three.
As well as paintings, the exhibition has artwork in a range mediums including pottery, silk, glass and folkart. Artwork at the Exhibition includes work from:
Alfred Engel: Born in Austria, Alfred Engel arrived in Adelaide in 1973. A self-taught painter, he works in tempera and watercolour. He became a fellow and tutor of the Royal South Australian Society of Arts, and has exhibited in Adelaide, Melbourne and Darwin.
Roe Gartelmann: Roe is a Fleurieu based artist who travels extensively to paint in her favourite locations throughout Australia. Her contemporary landscapes capture the spirit of this land from the Kimberley and Central Australia to the snow country of Victoria.
John Hamilton: John's work captures the energy of people relaxing and at play. Based on real life John uses colour to bring out the mood of an everyday scene. He says, "Life is filled with fleeting moments of joy that are hardly noticed." Glenn Irvine: Glenn has been painting for many years in abstract and realist impressionism mainly working in oil and acrylic paints on canvas and other prepared textural surfaces. He has been in many exhibitions and has taught students in basic technique introduction to oil painting.
Lorraine and Terry Lewitzka: Terry and Lorraine Lewitzka have been teaching oil painting and watercolours in Victor Harbor, South Australia, for many years. Both multi-award winners, Terry specialises in oil and watercolour landscape. He also teaches creative drawing techniques for life drawing and other subjects. Lorraine teaches watercolour, mixed media portraits and figurative subjects.
Eamonn Vereker: When you invest in Eamonn Vereker glassware you acquire a unique, finely crafted piece of art, but just as important, you also share in the emotions, energy and essence invested in that piece.
Various pieces from the Adelaide Potters Guild.
Helen Kuster: Helen was introduced to folk art in 1974 and first tried it for herself in 1981 while living in the Sultanate of Brunei. Helen has won numerous awards for painting and design and taught at state and National conventions around Australia and New Zealand.
Entry to the exhibition is gold coin donation and Devonshire teas will also be served. Tickets to the cocktail party on the Friday night, which includes champagne and canapιs, cost $25 per person.
For more information, to purchase cocktail party or raffle tickets or find out more about St Michael's church, please contact the church office on Tel: 08 8373 3433, or email email@example.com