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
For the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, SWELL commissioned Elizabeth to rework the installation on a grand scale with the 853 medal winning athletes at its core as the Medal Blooms installation. Each solitary flower stands tall yet unified. Every bloom represents a multitude of stories, growing with the achievements and triumphs of the Games. READ MORE >>>
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.
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.