THE ANNUAL SCULPTURE PRIZE EXHIBITION
The Sculpture Prize Exhibition runs from Easter to July 31. Acquisitions become part of the permanent collection and can be viewed all year round. Over $10,000 in prizes (acquisitive and cash) . This year, due to Covid-19, the event has been postponed to October 17 and will run until January 17.
The judges this year will decide on the Major cash prize (Large sculpture) and Small sculpture cash prize. Other awards include the Kingborough Acquisition Prize ($2,500), the AFBB/Five Bob Farm Acquisition ($3000) and the People's Choice Award ($500) funded by Department of Premier and Cabinet.
Judges for 2020 -
is an award winning artist and teacher working with predominately ceramics and metal. Her works have been exhibited around the country including on the sculpture trail at Art Farm Birchs Bay for many years. Several of Anna's sculptures are part of our permanent collection including Lamby (2017) and Lovely Lizards (2009).
studied sculpture more than 20 years ago and has been practising ever since. He studied in New Zealand first at polytechnic in visual communication and design then sculpture at art school, and then university. He predominantly worked as a carver of wood and stone but since moving to Tasmania has branched into construction based sculpture and recently bronze and cast metal. His works are often inspired by experiences, and have an organic fluid style.
He has been involved with Art Farm Birchs Bay since back in the day 2008 when it was called Bench Marking, winning the centenary art prize then 2009 the merit award 2010 peoples choice award and then in 2015 the acquisition prize for Sam’s boat.