Sunday, May 01, 2011

2011 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

Deadline: 5 August, 2011 (RECEIVE) or (EMAIL)

2011 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize
Woollahra Municipal Council

Double Bay NSW
22 October - 6 November, 2011

Established in 2001, 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.

Over 500 entries from national and international artists are received annually and finalists' works are exhibited over a 16 day period at the historic Redleaf Council Chambers in Double Bay, Sydney.

ELIGIBILITY (truncated)

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 2011.

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.


Entry form
Download the 2011 entry form (PDF 644 kB). Entries close on Friday 5 August 2011.

Payment of entry fees:
AUD$40.00 (GST inclusive) per work, payable to 'Woollahra Council' by cheque or money order. PayPal option is available - please contact for more information.

Applications may be emailed (under 6 MB file size) to and a signed copy of the form, accompanied by payment returned by post. Please note: Hard copy entries are preferred. See the entry form for full details.

Prizes for the 2011 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

The judges of the 2011 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize are Dr Gene Sherman AM (Director of the Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation) and Professor Ted Snell AM (Chair of the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council, Director of the Cultural Precinct at the University of Western Australia and art reviewer for The Australian).

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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