Victor Harbor Art Society opens largest exhibition ever for South Australian Living artists (SALA) Festival

OPEN: Patricia Marsland, City of Victor Harbor deputy mayor Tim Glazbrook, Wendy Jennings, Sri Kress, and Beth Bonnet at the opening of the society's exhibition.
OPEN: Patricia Marsland, City of Victor Harbor deputy mayor Tim Glazbrook, Wendy Jennings, Sri Kress, and Beth Bonnet at the opening of the society's exhibition.

City of Victor Harbor deputy mayor Tim Glazbrook opened the largest South Australian Living Artists (SALA) art exhibition the Victor Harbor Art Society has ever held on Friday, August 2.

More than 100 works were on display and enjoyed by a large crowd at the opening - about 75 people attended.

Art society president Patricia Marsland said 52 artists contributed to the exhibition this year.

Among the artworks are paintings, drawings and linework in traditional, contemporary and abstract styles.

Also included are dot paintings from two Aboriginal society members.

Cr Glazbrook commented on the increased interest in the arts in Victor Harbor and assured the artists present that the council was determined to continue its support for the growth of the arts industry in the town.

He congratulated the Victor Harbor Art Society for its commendable show and wished them well for its success.

Ms Marsland said the paintings were selling well and encouraged people to visit the exhibition.

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