Murrumbateman artist, Wendy Teakel has taken home the Sculpture at Scenic World 2019 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, […]
The name Nellie Bly may not ring a bell to most people, but Southern Highlands based artist Heidi McGeoch considers her the muse behind her Sculpture at Scenic World 2019 piece, Iron Clad. Best known as a journalist in the late 1880s, Nellie Bly was a pioneer of investigative journalism with her exposé on a […]
Chances are your favourite item of clothing is Kate V M Sylvester’s go-to artistic medium. This Melbourne based artist uses a unique de-threading technique on recycled t-shirts to reveal the extraordinary function and detail of the garment’s material. As an adolescent Kate discovered she enjoyed the sensation of snapping the bonds between the warp and […]
Dozens of world class artists have been selected to exhibit at Sculpture at Scenic World 2019, rising above a competitive field to showcase their talents in Australia’s most iconic outdoor rainforest exhibition. Twenty-nine artists were shortlisted from more than 100 submissions by panel members including UNSW’s Deputy Dean for Art & Design, Professor Marie Sierra; […]
You can’t go past one of Freya Jobbins’ distinctive pieces without taking a second glance. Ranging from assemblage, installation, collage and printmaking, it’s hard to believe this internationally renowned artist only started practising her craft in recent years as a second career.Her latest creation ‘OTT’ will be in the most unique location during Sculpture at […]
Sydney based artist Barbara Hamilton is passionate about conservation and the environment, but it’s birds that hold the key to her heart.Barbara first encountered the Glossy Black-Cockatoo almost a decade ago while volunteering with the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, with the vulnerable species now forming the basis of many artworks in her Asquith-based […]
Submissions are now open for the seventh annual Sculpture at Scenic World exhibition, with an increased prize pool totalling over $30,000.Set adjacent to the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains National Park, Sculpture at Scenic World will transform the ancient rainforest into an outdoor art gallery from April 13 to May 13, 2018.Artists from right across the […]
Blue Mountains-based artist Harrie Fasher has been busy creating her installation “Henrietta” for Sculpture at Scenic World 2017.Constructed using steel pipe, Henrietta is an exploration of the elegance of a spider and its capacity for such a fragile animal to embody darkness and paralysing fear.
Blue Mountains-based artist Mark Surtees has been busy creating his installation “Cut Here” for Sculpture at Scenic World 2017. Constructed with steel and flexible neon, Cut Here explores the environment and our relationship with it, both positive and negative. Mark believes that “Humans consume the world around us in many different ways and what and how we take […]
Blue Mountains-based artist Emily Kaar has been busy creating her installation “Anthropocentric Rhizome” for Sculpture at Scenic World 2017.Constructed using hebel, aerosol paint and string, Anthropocentric Rhizome is inspired by the tension between the urban and natural worlds.When completed there will be 35 pieces joined together by multiple interconnected roots.