MARS Pops Up in SA

Wed - Sat

17 - 20 April

12pm - 9pm

MARS is delighted to announce a pop-up exhibition with Hill Smith Art Advisory at The Light Room.

MARS (Melbourne Art Rooms) is teaming up with Hill Smith Art Advisory to provide an exciting pop-up exhibition bringing a little piece of the Melbourne Art scene to Adelaide’s centre of immersive light and art, ILA.

Featuring works by Atong Atem, Damien Shen, Scotty So, Kasia Tons, Ellis Moseley, Jason Sims, Penelope Davis, Stephen Haley, Datsun Tran, Matthew Quick, Yanni Floros, Richard Maurovic and many more. The exhibition will combine the very best MARS has to offer with video, installation, photographic, sculptural and textile-based works as well as South Australian artists who work with Hill Smith Art Advisory.

MARS is a contemporary gallery in Windsor, Melbourne, that exhibits and promotes Australian artists. MARS Gallery has, since its’ inception in 2004, grown into one of the handful of truly prestigious commercial art spaces in Australia. Representing both emerging and mid-career artists, under the helm of dynamic director Andy Dinan, it is renowned for its adventurous and fearless approach which has made it a favourite venue for collectors, curators, artists and the general public alike.

Andy Dinan founded and established MARS Gallery, a leading, cutting-edge commercial gallery, in 2004. Since its inception, MARS has been dedicated to supporting, exhibiting, and promoting the careers of emerging and mid-career contemporary Australian artists. MARS regularly stages exhibitions with more than 400 featuring over 330 unique artists to date, travelling nationally and internationally with art fairs and pop-up exhibitions.

Diversity is a foundational philosophy of MARS. As director, Andy Dinan advocates for platforming the voices of artists from all backgrounds, religions and beliefs systems. Andy believes the future of the arts relies in embracing art that reflects and respects the diversity of modern Australia

Now, taking over The Light Room Gallery and Studio at ILA for a limited time in partnership with Hill Smith Art Advisory, MARS director Andy Dinan commented, “I am so delighted to be bringing my artists to Adelaide, this pop-up in collaboration with the team at HSAA will be sure to impress. We will have new and exciting works, as well as iconic artworks that have been exhibited at institutions around Australia. I am very excited to share the finest works my artists have to offer”.

The MARS exhibition is free to view for a limited time only at The Light Room from 12pm – 9pm, Wednesday to Saturday.

Image: Atong Atem, Our Neighbour was a Witch, 2022, Ilford smooth peal print. Courtesy of MARS and the artist.

For acquisition enquiries please contact Hill Smith Art Advisory. 

Tickets: $0


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