SWELL Sculpture Festival
our signature exhibition
Come face to face with awe-inspiring sculptures by local, national and international artists at the 15th SWELL Sculpture Festival, 8 – 17 September, 2017.
Stay a little longer and discover a range of unique experiences; guided twilight walks and artist talks; salute to sculpture yoga; artist led workshops; delicious food on The Green and live music at SWELL Sounds.
Swell Sculpture Festival inspires, amuses, uplifts and captures The hearts and minds of all who visit.
View highlights from SWELL 2016 Exhibition
View highlights from SWELL 2015 Exhibition
Visit Swell 2016
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 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.
Surfers Paradise Alliance
Client Surfers Paradise Alliance – Sand Safari
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.
Collaboration Division 2 City of Gold Coast
Year 2014, 2015 & 2016
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.