EVERYTHING LOOKS SWELL

MASTERCLASS WITH PHILLIP PIPERIDES
MODELLING FROM LIFE WITH MASTER SCULPTOR PHILLIP PIPERIDES Philip Piperides is renowned in Australia and internationally as a leading craftsman with extensive experience in modelling, casting and finishing. Within his own foundry, Phillip meticulously controls every step of the process of bronze sculpture making. His virtuosity at modelling and his innovative patinas, through remarkable variations, convey
SUNDAY SESSIONS. LIFE DRAWING
ADULT WORKSHOP  |  LIFE DRAWING Life Drawing is a traditional form of practising art. Drawing from life prompts the viewer to consider the three-dimensional dynamics that make up the human form in its various shapes and postures. Whether you draw in line, shadow or with a distinctive mark, we invite you to this extraordinary experience

COUNTDOWN TO GC2018

SWELL 2017 ARTISTS ANNOUNCED

June 06, 2017   ARTISTS ANNOUNCED AS SWELL CELEBRATES 15 YEARS Over 600 artists have exhibited at SWELL since its humble beginnings in 2003 and in 2017, another 50 artists have been selected to join this distinguished cohort. Celebrating its 15th year, the 10-day exhibition has been instrumental in engaging the community in a vibrant
Image – Alicia Lane’s award winning entry, Rainforest Remnants – Photo by Rowly Emmett Queensland College of Art postgraduate student Alicia Lane has scooped the $15,000 top prize at the Gold Coast Swell Sculpture Festival. Ms Lane,43, took out the Swell Sculpture Award with her work titled Rainforest Remnants, which has been acquired by a private collector. Taking
FEBRUARY/MARCH 2017 GAME CHANGERS FEATURED AN ARTICLE ON RUTH DELLA AND NATASHA EDWARDS
SUNDAY SESSIONS PLEIN AIR PAINTING
ADULT WORKSHOP  |  PLEIN AIR PAINTING Plein air painting is about leaving the four walls of your studio to experience the process of painting in the landscape. French Impressionists coined the term over 100 years ago to describe painting in the outdoors to capture natural light, atmosphere and now… sculpture. Award-winning artist Seabastion Toast will
VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE SCULPTURE

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE SCULPTURE

Be part of the People’s Choice, vote for your favorite sculpture and go into the draw to win some great prizes. Kids can also vote to win!