swell

sculpture festival

People Art  Place

13-22 SEPT 2019  

 

CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW OPEN!
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SWELL Sculpture Festival

QUEENSLAND’S LARGEST OUTDOOR SCULPTURE EXHIBITION

Currumbin Beach and Helensvale Library, Gold Coast, Queensland

Come face to face with awe-inspiring sculptures by local, national and international artists at the

17th SWELL Sculpture Festival 13 – 22 September 2019.

Stay a little longer and discover a range of unique experiences; guided twilight walks through the artworks, artist talks next to the sculptures and artist led workshops.

Swell Sculpture Festival inspires and captures the hearts and minds of all who visit.

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SWELL 2016 Exhibition

HIGHLIGHTS FROM SWELL 2017 Exhibition

SATELLITE SWELL

Year round, SWELL works with clients and collaborators, coordinating and hosting new and exciting recognised national and international artists for stand alone public art projects.

 

THE URCHINS AUSTRALIA

Client: Festival 2018, part of Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Design: Choi+Shine Architects

Crocheters: Over 80 crocheters took part from Queensland and Australia

Year 2018 READ MORE >>>

THE POPPY ART PROJECT

Client  Currumbin RSL
Year 2015 + 2016

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, SWELL produced a sculptural installation on Elephant Rock, the home of a large annual dawn ANZAC ceremony.
 

 


THE MEDAL BLOOMS PROJECT

Client Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Year 2018

For the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, SWELL commissioned Elizabeth to rework her installation on a grand scale for the Medal Blooms. READ MORE >>>
 

Northerly SWELL

Collaboration Division 2 City of Gold Coast   
Year  2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 & 2018

To extend the footprint of SWELL Sculpture Festival and connect the northern end of the Gold Coast with the southern end, SWELL collaborated with Division 2 to deliver a public sculpture in an up-close environment at the Helensvale Library and Cultural Centre.

Surfers Paradise Alliance

Client  Surfers Paradise Alliance – Sand Safari  
Year 2016

Sand Safari, a Surfers Paradise Alliance signature event was at capacity. Surfers Paradise Alliance was investing in growing the event beyond the sand sculpture offering to include artworks inspired by sand and sea across different mediums.