Artists in Residence Program

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The Artist in Residence program takes place in the alternate year to the biennial All Connections to Unley Art Prize.

Local schools submitted proposals to produce artworks in conjunction with a professional artist. St Thomas Primary School’s proposal, to work with an Indigenous artist, was selected for our inaugural 2020 program.

54 students worked with artist Anna Dowling to produce two large canvases. Each student also produced their own canvas, based on Indigenous iconography chosen by the students and Anna. The two large canvases are on display in the school, creating a lasting legacy of this program. Individual canvases are on display in the school art rooms. Students will take them home at the end of the school year.

Thank you to Carclew, SALA Festival and Adelaide Central School of Art for their guidance and support to deliver this program.

Images Sam Oster/ Silvertrace