SALA Festival at The Colonist

SALA Festival at The Colonist

01/08/2018 - 31/08/2018 @ All Day


SALA Festival – Exhibition Name: Through My Eyes

Artists: Emily Johns and Karen Whitehouse

The Colonist has been an avid supporter of local emerging artists and has proudly participated in the South Australian Living Artists Festival (SALA Festival) for over eight years. In 2018 we bring you an explosion of colour with paintings by Emily Johns and intriguing photographs shot by Karen Whitehouse.

The South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival is a state-wide festival of Visual Art.

The SALA Festival was established in 1998 to promote and celebrate the many talented visual artists in South Australia. Our aim to extend audiences remains a cornerstone of the SALA Festival, and as an umbrella organisation we have continued a policy of inclusiveness allowing all artists at any level and working in any medium to be part of our annual SALA Festival every August.

Join us for the SALA Exhibition launch on August 11th 3pm-6pm

Join Emily and Karen along with the staff at the Colonist and celebrate SALA! Chat with the artists regarding their work, enjoy live music and light nibbles by Chef Dean.

  • Live Music by Louis Fuller
  • Meet and greet the SALA Festival artists
  • Purchase beer, wine, cocktails, gin from the bar
  • Light nibbles supplied

About the Artists:

SALA Artist Emily Johns

Emily Kate Johns is a Secondary Visual Art Teacher, Artist, Illustrator and creative based in Western Adelaide. Her style of work is eclectic and all about the way she sees the world; in colours, shapes and patterns. She’s all about bold colours and the way they make you feel. The aim of her work is to brighten up a space and evoke happiness, joy and delight from her viewers.

SALA Artist Emily uses a range of surfaces such as; fabric, canvas, wood and paper.

Emily utilises a range of mediums such as; Acrylic paint, watercolour paint, ink and finish with a matt or gloss varnish.

SALA Artist Karen Whitehouse

SALA Artist Karen captures visions of the world through a lens. A local photographer with a passion for capturing imagery of people in interesting and varied environments, and of points of interest in the environment such as the stunning artwork painted on silo’s in our local country towns.

SALA Festival month of August

  • View the SALA artworks on display adorning the walls of The Colonist, with all work available for purchase.
  • Head in and enjoy lunch, drinks or dinner during the SALA Festival and view these stunning works.
  • Indulge in a lazy brekky or brunch every weekend from 9am.
  • View our weekend brekky menu and full menu 
  • Monday to Friday 5pm to 6pm – Happy Hours
  • Sunday 3pm to 5pm – $10 cocktails and $10 premium gin with Fever Tree mixer

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