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Education Partner: Credit Union SA

SALA for Schools South Australian Living Artists Festival

Credit Union SA is proud to be the Education Partner for the South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival.

What is SALA Festival?

Established in 1998, the South Australian Living Artists (SALA) Festival is the largest open access visual arts festival in Australia.

For the entire month of August, audiences are able to explore, engage with and discover the work of South Australian artists in a diverse range of unique spaces across the CBD, suburbs and SA regions. All exhibitions are FREE.

What can your school do to participate this year?

In addition to raising the profile of the SALA Festival, Credit Union SA’s partnership also aims to encourage South Australian schools to participate, with a range of school art prizes on offer.

Credit Union SA will present art prizes for best primary school exhibition, best secondary school exhibition as well as best student artist in both categories:

Credit Union SA School Awards


Best Primary School Exhibition


Best Secondary School Exhibition


Runner up Primary School Exhibition


Runner up Secondary School Exhibition

Awards will be judged during the SALA Festival, with winners to be announced at a ceremony after the Festival concludes.

24 schools entered the 2018 awards, with exhibitions as far north as Pukatja Kungkas, Ernabella Community. Joint winners for the 2018 Primary Schools category were St Brigid’s School and Woodside Primary. The Secondary School Category was won by the South Coast collective of schools including Victor Harbor High School, Encounter Lutheran College and Investigator College. 

REGISTRATION IS FREE for exhibiting schools, with Credit Union SA covering the registration fees. Download the SALA FESTIVAL EDUCATION INFORMATION PACK.

Credit Union SA, SALA Festival Education Partner

Credit Union SA encourages all South Australian schools to participate in SALA by exhibiting or attending events. If you don’t think you are ready to stage an exhibition this year, why not take your school or students to visit some other exhibitions around SA?

Check the SALA website when the exhibitions program is launched.

SALA Festival website Media release Download the SALA Festival Education Information Pack

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