Art to the Fore

South Australian Living Artists

Opening day 1st August 2021


This is the first time Blackwood Golf Club has been a SALA venue and is looking forward to the experience and to welcoming visitors to their delightful venue. Lunch will be available to visitors to enjoy each day until 2pm. Bookings are recommended. This exhibition features artists who love the game of golf.

Denny Smalley paints in a traditional style using acrylic, pen and wash, and pencil. However, her favourite is watercolour. Denny loves to paint landscapes.

Retired Air Traffic Controller Richard Koehne is a serious amateur photographer uses 25mm and medium format film cameras.

Kathy Saint is an amateur artist who isn’t restricted by subject matter and paints landscapes, seascapes, animals and portraits. She works in charcoal, pastels, oils and acrylics. Kathy is a committee member of the Pastel Artists of South Australia and a painter at Splashout Art Studio. Kathy exhibits and has sold artwork at local art shows including Rotary Club of Blackwood Art Show.

Margo Beatrice Wilson is an experienced artist, who works with acrylic on canvas. She has previously exhibited in SALA and Rotary Art Shows. Margo joined Margo Mile’s artist group in 2004, after retiring from teaching. She has always enjoyed drawing and sketching. Travel experiences, seaside holidays and memories of childhood spent by the River Murray, are her continued inspiration for painting.

Paula White and Sallie Butterfield have been designing and making works of art in stained glass for nearly 20 years to raise money to assist underprivileged children in Kenya. Sallie’s stained glass windows can be seen in St John’s Anglican Church in Coromandel Valley, Happy Valley Primary School and the School of the Nativity in Aberfoyle Park.

Our youngest artist Ruby Gallery works in coloured pencil. In her professional life she is a web designer and she recently designed the new logo for the Blackwood Golf Club.

Raelene Newton has been painting for over 35 years. She has won several awards for works in pastels and oils, one of which was chosen by and presented to Governor General Sir Mark Oliphant in 1988. She is currently enjoying watercolours. Her two solo exhibitions were held in the “Loose Arm” Gallery in the Adelaide hills, and the Lombard Gallery in Magill. Rae has been involved in many group exhibitions in South Australia. Her works hang in a number of private collections throughout Australia.

9 Holes of golf followed by a 2 course meal

Shotgun start a 3pm

Special Guests – Blackwood Rotary

Dinner and Golf $35

Dinner Only $30

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