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2014 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize call for entries

BY Cultural Development Team | 17-Jun-2014
The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize has opened the call for entries for the 14th annual Prize that will culminate in a free public exhibition of finalist works to be held at the Woollahra Council Chambers from 18 October until 2 November 2014.
Date: Call for entries closes: 5.00pm AEST, Friday 25 July 2014
Web: http://sculptureprize.woollahra.nsw.gov.au/

The Prize is Australia's first national award for an original, freestanding sculpture of up to 80 centimetres in any dimension. Each year it attracts a diverse range of professional and emerging sculptors from around the world.

The Prize awards a total of $19,000 to winning artists in the categories of: The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize ($15,000, an acquisitive award); The Special Commendation ($2,000, non-acquisitive); and The Viewers' Choice ($1,000, non-acquisitive). and a new award, The Mayor's Award ($1,000, non-acquisitive)

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize is pleased to announce the judges for this year's prize.

Lisa Havilah, Director of Cariageworks, Justin Miller, International Art Advisor and former chairman of Sothebys Australia and Gretel Packer, Arts Patron and Trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW.

The Prize is an acquisitive art award that has seen an impressive collection of past winning works permanently displayed in the Woollahra Council Chambers located in Sydney's Double Bay. Previous winners of the Prize include Jan King (2002), Mikala Dwyer (2003), Adam Cullen (2008), Alexander Seton (2009) and Archie Moore (2010).

Further details on how to enter and a full entry form can be found online at http://sculptureprize.woollahra.nsw.gov.au/

Entries close for pre-selection at 5.00pm AEST on Friday 25 July 2014. The finalists will be announced in August 2014 with a free public exhibition to be presented from 18 October until 2 November 2014 at the Woollahra Council Chambers.

KEY DATES:

Call for entries closes: 5.00pm AEST, Friday 25 July 2014

Finalists announced: mid-August 2014

Public exhibition: 18 October until 2 November 2014