If you’ve ever driven through rural Australia you would have observed the iconic scene of delicate white fleeces caught in rusted metal fencing; the contrast of the two materials is unique to our farming industry. Using these distinctly different materials, Wendy Teakel, an accomplished artist with an extraordinary resume to match, will create her piece […]
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 […]
Sculpture at Scenic World is proud to announce the selection and judging panel for Australia’s most iconic rainforest sculpture exhibition that recognises the pinnacle of contemporary sculpture and installation with the prestigious $20,000 Scenic World Major Award. Selecting the finalists and awarding the major prize will be: Professor Marie Sierra, Deputy Dean UNSW Art and Design […]
What’s five metres long, comes in four parts and is made of recycled plastic shopping bags, water bottles, cable ties and reclaimed wood? “Canice”, the Humpback Whale of course.For the past few months, students, staff and parents from St Canice’s Primary School in Katoomba have been gluing, sawing and hammering away to create this amazing […]
Looking for an adventure that has something for everyone these Easter school holidays? Well, look no further. Sculpture at Scenic World is your one-stop shop for all things fun. After all, where else does a visit to an art exhibition begin with a trip on the world’s steepest passenger train? Sculpture at Scenic World is free […]
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 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.
Blue Mountains-based artist Kayo Yokoyama has been busy creating her installation “Illusion” for Sculpture at Scenic World 2017.Constructed using over 250 hand-blown glass bubbles, Illusion is a celebration of the artist’s love of bubbles and her childhood memories of “running around the yard trying to catch them before they floated out of reach or before […]
Sculpture at Scenic World 2017 celebrates its 6th exhibition and is now inviting submissions for Australia’s only rainforest exhibition offering the $20,000 Scenic World Major Award. The exhibition continues to delight audiences and in 2017 will offer new incentives for exhibiting artists. Refreshed guidelines designed to increase professional opportunities and support for artists are now […]