Artists

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Are you interested in working with SWELL to showcase your art or artistic project? SWELL fosters a spirited arts environment through high quality outdoor art, cultural experiences and temporary public art installations. Its signature event is the SWELL Sculpture Festival held on Currumbin Beach in early September.

Throughout the year, we also undertake significant temporary art installations and projects. 

We are open to receiving proposals through an ongoing process to explore and discuss opportunities for temporary public art proposals and artistic programs. 

This process is open to artists, arts organisations, musicians and those involved in arts education related activities for work that relates to public art, installations, workshops, master classes, outdoor performances, live music and artist residencies. Please complete the relevant Expression of Interest submission form and we will be in contact shortly.

SUBMISSIONS FOR SWELL SCULPTURE FESTIVAL WILL OPEN IN JANUARY 2017  
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CURRENT EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

SWELL is proud to be involved as a creative partner with the Gold Coast Music Awards offering new opportunities to local artists.   

We are currently seeking expressions of interests from artists to create a bespoke People’s Choice Award sculpture to be presented at the 2017 Gold Coast Music Awards. The Award is to shine a light on the local music scene and recognise the talent and achievements of the People’s Choice Award recipients as voted by the public. 

Overview

  • SWELL Sculpture Festival invites a local artist each year to create the Gold Coast Music Awards Peoples Choice Award (Award) statuette.
  • The award is to shine a light on the local music scene
  • The Award is based on a public vote.
  • The Award is presented to the musician or band at The Gold Coast Music Awards event April 27 2017.
  • To cultivate meaningful and cross platform collaboration between artists and the arts industry.

Expressions of interest close Friday December 30th.

For more information or to obtain the creative brief email 

 

Rolling Expressions of Interest received throughout the year include:

PUBLIC ART PROJECT

Through a high-level curatorial approach, SWELL is seeking to host new and exciting recognised national and international artists to explore temporary art installations across all media including sculpture, digital art, street art, installation art to attract substantial audience engagement and artistic inspiration.

COMMUNITY INSTALLATION

SWELL has proven experience developing artist led community art programs to expand opportunities and encourage meaningful interactions. With the creative involvement between artist and community culminates in outstanding public art installations.

WORKSHOPS & MASTERCLASS

SWELL offers opportunities for arts education within its event and community installations framework through master classes and sculpture workshops for all ages.

MUSICIANS & LIVE MUSIC

Musicians to compliment programming with live music at the signature SWELL event at Currumbin are encouraged to get in touch. Opportunities also exist for collaboration between artists and musicians to present new, experimental or cross platform works within the context of art installations.  

PERFORMANCE ARTIST

Performance artists to compliment programming at the signature SWELL event and who have an interest in collaborating with an artist/s to present new, experimental or cross platform works within the context of art installations are encouraged to get in touch.  

 

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