'Together We Achieve!' - Our Inaugural SALA Exhibition

Written on the 7 August 2017 by Lloyd Oppelaar

'Together We Achieve!' - Our Inaugural SALA Exhibition

On Friday 4 August we held our official opening of 'Together We Achieve' - our inaugural SALA exhibition. 

The exhibition has been described by Mark Kulinski, Chief Executive of Community Living Australia as; 'a collaborative showcase of artwork by artists living with disability, which highlights Community Living Australia's goal of supporting people with disability in contributing to creating a diverse and inclusive society.'

Hosted at the Bridgewater Mill from the 3 - 7 August in the picturesque Adelaide Hills community of Bridgewater, the exhibition is made up of over 40 pieces of art from over 20 artists living with disability across the state. Community Living Australia hosted the official opening on Friday 4 August with over 80 guests including the Hon. Kelly Vincent MLC who officially opened the exhibition, a significant number of the exhibiting artists and their families all in attendance. 

Jill Coombe, Acting Chairperson for Community Living Australia, said; 'the importance of community connections, recognition of talent, visibility and acknowledgement of one's existence and the celebration of personal achievement and gratitude for the valued role one plays in their local community are all critical factors to a person's wellbeing and quality of life.'

'This is why we decided to host the exhibition - to celebrate the artistic talents of people living with disability, to provide them with an opportunity to build community connections and to provide an opportunity to be valued and contributing citizens', added Mr Kulinski.

The title 'Together We Achieve' was chosen as the exhibition values, brings together and celebrates the many talents and contributions of people with all levels and types of ability. It reflects the understanding that together we can create, improve and achieve more as artists and as a society when we work together and appreciate everyone for their unique abilities.

'The exhibition also reflects Community Living Australia's steadfast commitment to helping create an Australia where our clients and people living with disability have valued roles in the community, the opportunity to accomplish their goals, and the ability to realise their dreams', added Ms Coombe.

 

 


Author: Lloyd Oppelaar

Client
Services

We are proud to offer services for people with disabilities in regional South Australia with a focus on personalisation through Person Centred Active Support and Individualised Planning. Our client services include :

Read More

News
& Events

Honorary Members Announced

Community Living Australia's foundations have been formed through the ...

Read More ...

2017 NDS Awards

We are thrilled to announce that Community Living Australia and two of its...

Read More ...

Chris and Tony Start Work at Goolwa Salvage & Save

At Community Living Australia, we aim to support our clients to participat...

Read More ...

< Previous | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | Next >
Articles via RSS rss
View All

Client Say

This is my fifth visit to Myranth House and it ...

Maurice Ratcliffe

Dan's
Story

Georges'
Story

Head Office

Cnr Sandergrove Rd & Milnes Rd
PO Box 1166
Strathalbyn SA 5255
08 8536 5888
Click here for Regional Office details

Newsletter Signup

Enter your details below to receive our quarterly email newsletter.

Why Choose Us

Top 10 reasons to choose us Experience us through our photo galleries Testimonials

 

 

 

 

Accreditations

We are a registered member of the NDS (National Disability Services)

 

 


 

Client Services

Day Options Accommodation In-Home Support Respite Recreation Locations Privacy Statement Disclaimer



We are proud to be a Gold Skilled Workplace for providing over 40% of our employees with Mental Health First Aid Training.
 

Client Resources

Client Advisory Group Day Options Calendar Day Options - Upcoming Excursions Forms / Publications / etc

 


 

Community Living Australia endorses the Children's Charter of Rights.

 


 

About Us

Vision & Values Board of Directors History Executive & Staff

 

 



At Community Living Australia we meet the Australian Service Excellence Standards. 

 

 

 

 

 


 

We are a registered charity through the ACNC (Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission) and have been awarded the Charity Tick.