SALA Festival Exhibition – Reflections

31 July 2023

Come join us for the SALA Festival

As part of the My Voice component of the Year 6 – DARE Graduate Diploma, students will be displaying their artwork in the SALA Exhibition. SALA – the South Australian Living Artists Festival, is a state-wide showcase and celebration of South Australia’s living visual artists and he world’s largest open access visual arts festival.

St Peter’s Woodlands St Margaret’s Chapel will host an exhibition titled, Reflections, showcasing our Year 6 students’ artwork.

Dates & Times:
Friday 11 August 8am – 10am – Exhibition open to the school community. Coffee van will be available
Friday 11 August 10am – 3pm – Exhibition open to all SPW classes and ELC
Friday 11 August 6pm – St Peter’s Woodlands SALA GALA Opening (Private event – for Year 6 students and their parents/caregivers, please see Audiri for further information).
Sunday 13 August 2pm – 4pm – Official SALA Festival viewing, open to general public and school community

Location: St Margaret’s Chapel, St Peter’s Woodlands School, 39 Partridge St, Glenelg

Tickets: Free Event


The artworks are an unconventional self-portrait exploration, a culmination of learning from Year 6 students in Visual Arts lessons looking into how identity can be portrayed.

Students analysed examples of Archibald Prize portraits throughout history and identified how artists tell a story of a person. Students have been encouraged to work with a high level of independence, taking risks, experimenting with different techniques and selecting their own subject matter and materials.

This year SPW have contributed to the exhibition with their own interpretations of narrative portraiture. A small selection of whole year group pieces from Year R-6 and from some of our staff will also be on display.

This event is part of the DARE – Year 6 Graduate Diploma.

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