Friday, April 27, 2012

Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

Deadline: July 20, 2012 (RECEIVE)

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

Woollahra Municipal Council
Double Bay NSW
27 October – 11 November 2012

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize attracts strong support from artists, collectors and critics and is the only national acquisitive prize that showcases the quality and diversity of sculptures of smaller dimensions.


1.For the purpose of The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, sculpture is defined as a freestanding, non-site specific, three-dimensional object, constructed of durable materials. Only freestanding works will be accepted for selection.

2.Entries should not exceed 80cm in any dimension, and must have a stable base. The overall weight and dimensions must allow for easy transportation, and not exceed the carrying capacity of two average persons.

3.All entries must be the original work of the submitting artist and must have been designed or completed within two years prior to October 2012.

4.There is no limit to the number of entries an artist can submit. A separate application form and entry fee must accompany each entry. Only one work per artist will be shown in the exhibition.

5.A non-refundable entry fee of $40 (including GST) must accompany each entered work.


Prizes for the 2012 award total $13,000 and include:
•The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, an acquisitive award of $10,000
•The Special Commendation, a non-acquisitive award of $2,000
•The Viewers' Choice, a non-acquisitive award of $1,000


Guido Belgiorno-Nettis AM, Trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW and Director of the Transfield Foundation
Natalie Wilson, Assistant Curator, Australian Art / Art Gallery of NSW
Professor Janice Reid AM, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Sydney and Trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW

Entry form

The 2012 entry form will be available on the website from Tuesday 1 May.

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For more information on the Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, please contact:

Maria Lacey
Cultural Development Officer
Phone: +61 2 9391 7135
Fax: +61 2 9391 7044

Woollahra Municipal Council
536 New South Head Road, Double Bay NSW 2028