We cooperate as an association to advance the practice of sculpture and the reputation and appreciation of sculpture and sculptors in the community. This is regardless of whether or not we make a living from sculpture and regardless of our preferred style or medium. To this end we support artists’ moral rights, we advocate a professional attitude to the production and presentation of work and encourage the artistic and intellectual stimulation of interaction amongst artists of all persuasions.
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Glass over concrete sculpture; H70cm x W40cm
Featured in the International Mosaic Yearbook 2009
Glass over concrete sculpture;
H 155cm including metal stand
Image HONE photography
Payment of $30 per entry will only be accepted for ASV members who have paid 2010/2011 fees by the 20th August. Later membership payment will be considered as non-member exhibitor and entries charged at $50 per entry.
To be held from 6 – 31 October 2010
at THE LIGHT FACTORY GALLERY 21 BROUGHAM STREET ELTHAM VIC
CALLING FOR ENTRIES FROM EMERGING SCULPTORS WITH
Prestigious Andor Meszaros Prize
FIRST PRIZE $1000 AND MEDALLION, SECOND PRIZE $500
Entries are invited from member sculptors with
Margaret Gunnersen and William Hoggan Thomas Award
Entry forms and information www.sculptorsvictoria.asn.au tel Marija 03 9489 4537
http://www.sculptorsvictoria.asn.au/aae_2010_conditions.pdf and http://www.sculptorsvictoria.asn.au/aae_2010_entry.pdf
Entries close 20th August 2010 at 5 pm
Rod says he prefers to build rather than carve, and prefers independence from a foundry. His process involves drawings, then a Marquette in industrial plasticine with steel armatures. Templates are made on paper, enlarged 3 times, and then wooden templates crated on chipboard. Steel is cut with a plasma torch, and then a battle royal starts to form the steel as in the Marquette, and weld the whole together so we can’t see the joins.
Rod started with very figurative work, became very abstract in his RMIT studies, and is now most happy with a combination of figurative and abstractive elements.
His “Young Lady” won the ASV Margaret Gunnerson-Thomas prize in 2006. He has been a loyal ASV supporter, was President for a year, and has also run various ASV activites.
Pressure of farm work inhibits production of sculpture at times.
Keep it up Rod! Even if neither major political party seems to have a clear policy on supporting the Arts.
Re-invent Re-interpret Re-make Exhibition.
Curated by Mardi Nowak
August 4 to 28, 2010.
Adrian Conti, Jasmin Coleman, Natalie Kosnar, Marija Patterson (ASV), Madeleine Preston, Elizabeth Nelson.
Polyethylene, metal, pigment
20 x 20 x 50 cm
Polyethylene, paper, metal, shelac
18 x 12 x 32 cm
Damian Vick, David MacKay Harrison, Veronica Petelin, Maria Coyle, Ronnie Sexton, Andrew Bryant
new addition to the famous annual Tesselaar Tulip Festival.
Entries closed on Friday, 16 July.
The Tulip Festival – in Silvan in the Dandenong Ranges - has been well-established for over 50 years, and runs for four weeks from mid-September to mid-October. The Festival attracts about 50,000 visitors to the many organised activities and popular events.
This year an Acquisitive Award of $7,500 is being offered by Tesselaar to the sculptor winning the Tesselaar Sculpture Prize. A People’s Choice Award of $500, as voted by visitors to the Festival, will also available. One lucky visitor to the Festival will also be selected to win a voter’s prize. Organised by Tesselaar, and with some assistance from the Association of Sculptors of Victoria, the Tesselaar Sculpture Prize is becoming an established component of Victoria’s arts calendar.
Rachael Pearce, marketing co-ordinator at Tesselaar, said, “As part of continuing our program of developing the Tulip Festival we have been very pleased with the development of the exhibition and competition. The intention is to grow the prize into a significant annual sculpture event and we hope that this year’s increase in prize-money is a step in that direction.”
The Tesselaar Sculpture Prize is a wonderful opportunity for visitors to the Tulip Festival to view and appreciate a range of sculptural styles and mediums in a unique and colourful outdoor setting.
Visitors will be privileged to view sculptures created by some of Victoria’s finest sculptors.
The Tesselaar Tulip Festival will be open each day between 10:00am and 5:00pm, from 16
September to 13 October.
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In this weekend workshop Viktor will take you through the design process as the first step towards creating your own piece of silver jewellery. You will learn silversmithing skills in soldering, saw piercing, filing and polishing to enable you to bring your design to life. It is expected that people will be able to complete one piece of jewellery in this time frame. Viktor will demonstrate the safe use of tools and equipment over the two days and show you the basics of setting up a silver work space at home.
Time: 10am to 4.30pm Arrive at 9.45am for a 10am start.
Cost $295.00 All materials, use of studio tools and equipment included.
Morning tea and lunch provided on both days.
Bookings essential as maximum of 9 people.
For information or to book call Viktor on 9584 4599 or
www.kalinowski.com.au email firstname.lastname@example.org
Full payment upon booking, VISA, MASTERCARD, CHEQUE AND CASH accepted.
Give a workshop to a friend gift vouchers available.
Viktor Kalinowski, Sculptor Studio 5/ 19 Grange Road Cheltenham 3192
We are pleased to advise that applications for the $10,000 Toyota Community Spirit Artist Travel Award for 2010 are now open. The Award is open to previous exhibitors in the Toyota Community Spirit Gallery program. The Travel Award winning artist will receive $10,000 to assist in funding their proposed travel project. A $2000 Encouragement Award will also be made to one of the short-listed artists. You may propose any type of travel project that you believe has strong potential to significantly enhance you career development.
Applications close 20 August, 2010.
You must download both the Travel Award Information for Applicants and the Travel Award Application document.
Links to these documents are as below or can be downloaded from the
Further information on previous recipients of the award and other details are also available at
Curator, Toyota Community Spirit Gallery
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· Article on new legislation on artists
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The Sculptors Society
A leading Australian sculptors' organisation since 1951. Non-profit and based in Sydney,
NSW. Showcasing modern and contemporary sculpture in all media - bronze, metal, stone,
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PresidentGeoff Williams bh 9670 0824
Vice PresidentMichael Meszaros bh 9853 9610
Treasurer and Public OfficerPatrick Culshaw 9857 9153
SecretaryJohn Bishop 9885 2660
Committee MembersMarija Patterson 9489 4537
Mark Cowie 5348 5696
ASV Coordinators 2009 – 2010
Gillian Govan 9579 1221
Kay Salehi 9808 4056
Jenny Rickards 9836 2738
Marija Patterson (Annual 2010/2011) 9489 4537
Beatrice Magolotti (Annual 2010/2011) 9499 3592
Mark Cowie (Tesselaar 2010/2011) 5348 6596
Jenny Rickards (HISAF) 9836 2738
Mark Cowie (MIFGS 2010/2011) 5348 6596
Geoff Williams bh 9670 0824