2013 ENTRIES ARE CLOSED :: $15,000 NON-acquisitive award
Artists are invited to submit entries for the 11th
annual Swell Sculpture Festival at Currumbin Beach, Queensland 13th
– 22nd September 2013.
up to 55 sculptures, Swell Sculpture Festival supports full freedom of
expression for all forms of sculpture and encourage submissions with entry open
to all artists nationally and internationally, working in any medium.
Sculpture Festival provides artists with the opportunity to exhibit in a highly
regarded exhibition set within a visually stimulating, expansive coastal
landscape. The free to the public exhibition attracts visitation of around
190,000 over 10 days.
We are pleased to announce in 2013 that the top award
will be the $15,000 Swell Sculpture Award (non-acquisitive) sponsored by the
Gold Coast City Council. The existing People’s Choice Award, Kids’
Choice Award, Max Fabre Foundation Environmental Awareness Award, Jennie
Neumann OAM Emerging Artist Award and Media Award will compliment this new award.
National media exposure
An audience of around 190,000
Sculpture lighting potential
Swell Smalls Gallery - an exhibition of smaller works
All sculptures are for sale
Complimentary festivities during the 10 days
ENTRIES CLOSE MARCH 15, 2013
NOTE: The Swell office had to move to higher ground during the recent weather event - please text your enquiry to 0418 880 761 and we shall respond to ASap.
This is an online form that requires you to complete fields and upload documents - doc, pdf and jpg files are accepted. TIP! Read the form first and have all your content prepared before starting - the submission must be done in one sitting and cannot be saved. Images and files must be under 5MB to upload successfully.
The online submission will generate an account with a username and password that will be issued via email.Note: you are able to update and amend your entry after completing the online submission process by logging into MY ACCOUNTusing your username & password. This feature will be locked after the close date.
This map is indicative of the site - Currumbin Beach ocean walkway between the Currumbin Surf Life Saving Club and the Currumbin Alley is approximately 1000 metres and is located along Pacific Parade Currumbin Beach, Queensland, Australia. Sculptures will be featured along the grassed area and selected beach sites. An opportunity may exist for artwork to be featured on one of two large natural rock areas. The majority of the exhibition site is flat with undulating areas.
Sculpture Installation Method Statement Template
You can either use the supplied Sculpture Installation Method Statement Template or provide a one page description of how you intend to install your sculpture. The template is editable. Please complete, print to include drawings then scan and upload with application or post with application.
At any stage should you require more information or assistance please contact the office