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Artist opportunities

The City of Marion values creativity and artistic expression in community life and is committed to providing support and opportunities for individual artists and arts organisations to be involved in projects, events, festivals, community celebrations, and art in public places. Following are some regular opportunities:

Council support for South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival artists

This subsidy scheme acknowledges the role that artists and local venues play in the cultural life of the City of Marion. Subsidies of $125 are available to assist individuals and groups with the cost of registering for the SALA Festival.

Limited rebates are available. Be quick - first in best dressed.

Artists who do not reside within the City of Marion, but are holding an exhibition in the council area for SALA are also eligible to claim the rebate.

SALA registrations close 11 May 2022, with applications for the council subsidy closing Tuesday 31 May 2022.

Eligible artists should pay their registration as normal to the SALA office, print and fill in the attached form, and email completed form with supporting documentation

SALA subsidy scheme

Post: City of Marion, PO Box 21, Oaklands Park, SA, 5046

Grants Programs

The Community Grants program and the Youth Grants program assist local non-profit community groups and organisations to establish and undertake innovative projects or activities that are of benefit to the community.

Commissioning and contract opportunities

Marino Community Hall - Public art opportunity

An opportunity exists for artists / artist teams to create concepts for a public artwork. Council seeks to engage a South Australian based artist / artist team to develop public art within the Marino Community Hall development and create an identity for the building that reflects the local community and landscape.

This artwork will have a potential budget of $45,000.

Expressions of Interest are due 2:00 PM on 4 October 2022

To apply, please refer to the artist brief.

Marino Community Hall design architects

Marino Community Hall - Architect Design.

For information on public art and placemaking projects in the City of Marion contact:

Joyce Louey
Public Art and Place Coordinator
Phone: 8375 6600
Email: publicartandplacemaking@marion.sa.gov.au