All Creatures Great and Small: Adelaide Fringe Festival exhibition
16 February - 20 March 2020 Artists: Sahr Bashir, Lynette Branson, Lorraine Brow,n Annette Dawson, Melissa Duncan, Caroline Gameau, Margie Goodchild, Jennifer Gunson, Rose Handke, Sandra Johnston, Marzena Kaczmarek, Michael Kayser, Elise Leslie-Allen, Devi Jay O’Donnell, Anne Radovic, Larissa Rogacheva, Anne Rudd, Marilyn Saccardo, Margaret Slape-Phillips, John Steicke, Joan Stratford, Dave Underwood, Dianne Vanstone, Heather Waring, Karen Windle, Victoria Yurkova and Zara Zannettino. Opens: Sunday 16 February 2 pm Opening Speaker: Elaine Bensted, Chief Executive, Adelaide Zoo Quilting demonstration by Zara Zannettino Painting demonstration by Annette Dawson African Drumming by Upbeatz Complimentary nibbles and refreshment More than 30 artists bring this theme to life through both realistic and conceptual artworks, portraying insects, wildlife, pets, birds and mythical animals. Visitors can expect to experience a wide variety of mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, textiles, ceramics, woodwork and mixed media. There are photorealistic paintings by Annette Dawson and Lorraine Brown. Textile artist Marzena Kaczmarek showcases her abstract felted merino wool and hand dyed silk fabric pieces. There is also some striking and lively jewellery, and stunning ceramics. John Steicke’s quirky upcycled metal sculptures depicting creepy crawlies are ideal for the garden. Vibrantly coloured quilted textile art for the wall by Zara Zannettino feature a number of creatures, including feather details, fish and birds. Victoria Yurkova’s embroidered and beaded butterfly brooches must be admired. If you are an animal and creature lover this is the exhibition for you. There really is something to appeal to all including both traditional artwork to contemporary and abstract pieces. Exhibition concludes on Friday 20 March 3 pm.