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.

The News about the Desk

Here is the information that has flowed in during the month - it is varied in its offering - read through and enjoy....


 Sculpture Bermagui for more information:
http://www.sculpturebermagui.org.au/



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Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017
21st Anniversary Bondi Exhibition


Coming of Age

This October marks 21 years of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi and it is inevitable that an important age birthday of this kind generates many coming of age stories. As we enter into the final production period for next month’s opening we reflect on the recurring themes of education, relationships and friendships that tend to feature in any narrative that focuses on growth and development.
More information at http://mailchi.mp/sculpturebythesea/may-newsletter-1164833?e=04d7418c80

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Art at Lindengate September News is mainly about the Yarra Valley open studios:
more information on www.yarravalleyarts.org.au/yva-open-studio-artists
and there’s plenty to see including work by some of our current members.

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ArtPark SALA Sculpture 2017 Exhibition Adelaide
Venue CLAYTON WESLEY UNITING CHURCH

Cnr Portrush Road & The Parade, Beulah Park. SA
Contact adel@ARTPark.com.au  1800 646 131

Sculpture details on application

Participating sculptors in the Adelaide ARTPark exhibition program:
 
Greg Johns, Jason Aslin, Lorry Wedding-Marchioro, Max Lyle, Nick Uhlmann, Astra Parker,Gerry McMahon.

Exhibiting August to October 2017.

www.artpark.com.au

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ARTPark Australia has just launched the invitation to participate in the annual ‘Sculpture on the Wharf, 2017 -18’ exhibition on the Iconic Woolloomooloo Wharf

We are presently seeking larger format artworks, suitable for both indoor and outdoor placements,

Contact 2017-18 Woolloomooloo Wharf exhibition sculpture@artpark.com.au
Opening - Oct 26 through to early March 2018
If you wish to submit a proposal for consideration please forward it to us with an images and details.
Note : the work have a weight limit of 500 kg and other terms and conditions apply throughout the exhibition program, available with the exhibition application


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Calling All Artists And Curators: Opportunity To Exhibit In 2017

Hawthorn Studio & Gallery are now taking applications from artists/groups who wish to rent and sit the gallery to exhibit as part of the 2017 Exhibition Program. 2 or 3 week exhibitions available.
HAWTHORN STUDIO & GALLERY
635 Burwood Road, Hawthorn East. Vic 3123
T: 03 9882 5553
E:info@hawthornstudiogallery.com.au


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Meridian Sculpture Foundry is offering workshops in wax working and bronze casting - you can see their program here: http://meridiansculpture.com/sculpture-modelling-workshops/ It’s worth noting that Meridian’s prizes at this year’s Annual Exhibiton include a workshop - there’s something to think about! You can also follow them on Instagram meridiansculpture


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we had an email from Branko Kuzmanovic offering: gold leaf gilding services including: • Gilding & Engraving (including Traditional Water Gilding, Oil Gilding, Quick Size Gilding, Gesso preparation, Antique and Toning, Sgraffito); • Working with genuine gold leaf (ranging from 12k to 24k across many colour shades) as well as with silver, palladium, edible gold and silver leaf, copper and other precious metals; 

contact: brankus89@gmail.com


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Lorne Sculpture Biennale are running a fund raising auction:
Landfall Small Sculpture Fundraiser Auction
Sun 8 October, 3pm preview from 12 noon
Bid with passion and take home a small sculpture created by the 2018 Biennale artists. This auction will raise funds for the 2018 program and help support participating Biennale sculptors to make their major work.

VIP PREVIEW: Thu 5 October, 6–8pm
PREVIEWS: Fri 6 – Sat 7 October, 12–5pm
RSVP: Fri 29 September
admin@lornesculpture.com
Deutscher and Hackett
105 Commercial Rd, South Yarra
 

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The finalists exhibition for the Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture will be in Federation Square from 13 to 27 November. The announcement of the recipients will be on 15 November 2017. The Civic Choice Award winner will be announced on 1 December 2017.

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The Australian Artists’ Grant is initiated by NAVA to assist professional visual and media arts, craft and design practitioners to produce, present and promote their work throughout Australia and overseas.

Individual applicants are eligible to apply for funding of $1,000 + GST. Group applications are eligible to apply for funding of up to $1,500 + GST. Funds from this round can be used for projects or exhibitions taking place in January, February, March and April 2018 only. Information here: https://visualarts.net.au/nava-grants/ . Terms and conditions https://visualarts.net.au/media/uploads/files/AAG_Terms_and_Conditions_2017.pdf
Note you'll have to scroll down below the NSW information.

The Australian Artists’ Grant is a NAVA initiative made possible through a generous donation from Penelope Seidler AM.
Applications close: 11:59PM AEDT Saturday 4 November 2017.

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Sculpture Plinths for your work

Hi my name is jordan fedke I am the owner of "Destroyer Props" I make Costumes and Props for Film and Cosplayers and I also make plinths for Sculptors my prices are: $150 for the 40x40x100cm, $120 for 35x35x90cm, $90 30x30x75cm . Custom orders may vary. If you are interested my email is Destroyerprops@gmail.com or if you wish you can call me on 0448 243 743. Looking forward to working with you all
 Tina WENTCHER: Two Balinese Girl Dancers

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At the McClelland Gallery
Tina Haim – Tina Haim-Wentscher – Tina Wentcher: Sculptor 1887-1974


This exhibition celebrates this German-Australian sculptor whose work elegantly fuses Eastern and Western influences.Curated by Ken Scarlett OAM
Exhibition dates: 24 July to 12 November 2017
Image: Tina WENTCHER: Two Balinese Girl Dancers (Two Legong Dancers, Balinese Dancing Girls) c1938. Bronze with patinated highlights 45.3 x 22.0 x 27.5 cm. Collection of McClelland Sculpture Park+Gallery
Bequest of the artist in memory of her late husband Julius Wentcher, 1974


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