2019 Exhibition

Scenic World’s eighth annual sculpture exhibition cemented its position as Australia’s premier regional outdoor art exhibition, attracting record visitor numbers to the Blue Mountains. Drawing to a close on May 12, the four-week exhibition brought visitors from across the globe to the Blue Mountains to experience world class artworks set among the ancient rainforest.

Murrumbateman artist, Wendy Teakel received the Scenic World Major Award, rising above fierce competition to win the coveted $20,000 cash prize.Wendy’s work, Cycle, was selected from a field of 25 finalist’s works by a highly esteemed judging panel including UNSW Deputy Dean for Art & Design, Professor Marie Sierra; independent curator, Axel Arnott; and Blue Mountains-based artist, Heidi Axelsen.

Sculpture at Scenic World continues to gain momentum on a global scale, with more than 1200 artists from all over the world entering the coveted exhibition since its inception.