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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

Council supports local artists taking part in the SALA Festival by subsidising artist registrations for individuals and groups with a rebate of $120. Limited rebates are available. Be quick! First in best dressed.

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

Eligible artists should pay their registration as normal to the SALA office, then send a photocopy or electronic copy of their receipt to:
Arts and Cultural Development Officer

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

Current Opportunities

Call for Expressions of Interest open - Mitchell Park public art

The City of Marion is seeking Expressions of Interest from experienced South Australian based artists / artist teams to create public artwork for the redevelopment of the Mitchell Park Sports and Community Centre.

An opportunity exists for artists / artist teams to create concepts for integrated public art within the fabric of the redevelopment. Council seeks to engage an artist / artist team to work in collaboration with the Project Reference Group (PRG) to develop public art within the MPSCC development and create an identity for the building that reflects the local community and landscape. This artwork will have a potential budget of $120,000.

Expressions of Interest will be open from 04 November 2019 and close 02 December 2019 at 5pm (ACDT).

Please follow the link to view the artist brief : MPSCC Artist Brief

For further information on projects in The City of Marion contact:

Joyce Louey
Public Art and Placemaking Officer
Phone: 8375 6828

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