Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2015 finalists announced

Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2015 finalists announced

The ‘Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize‘, now in it’s 15th year, has announced the 43 finalists for the 2015 prize. With a record number of 701 entries, the guest judges, art advisor and curator Barbara Flynn and philanthropist Penelope Seidler AM, selected works that showed innovation and diversity in their take on an original, freestanding sculpture measuring up to 80cm in any dimension. The finalists’ exhibition is on from 10 to 25 October at Woollahra Council Chambers in Sydney. The winners will be announced on 9 October 2015.

The $19,000 in prize money is split across: the main acquisitive award of $15,000, a Special Commendation award of $2,000, the Viewers’ Choice award of $1,000, the Mayors Prize of $1,000 and two new highly commended awards courtesy of sponsor InterContinental Sydney Double Bay.

The 2015 finalist artists are: Adrian Clement (NSW); Alli Symons (SA); Anita Larkin (NSW); Anita Reay (QLD); Annette Thas (WA); Anthea Williams (VIC); Aprile Alexander (NSW); Arenaria (NSW); Belinda Winkler (TAS); Carmel Wallace (VIC); Eli Braga (Brazil); Fiona Hueston (NSW); Fleur Brett (VIC); Glen Clarke (VIC); Guan Wei (NSW); Holly Dormor (NSW); Huseyin Sami (NSW); Hwanhee Kim (Finland); James and Eleanor Avery (QLD); John Nicholson (NSW); Julia deVille (VIC); Kathy Temin (VIC); Kendal Murray (NSW); Lisa Giles (NSW); Mark Booth (NSW); Matt Dabrowski (QLD); Melissa Coote (NSW); Michelle Cawthorn (NSW); Michelle Ussher (UK); Penelope Campbell (VIC); Robert Owen (VIC); Rocket Mattler (NSW); Roma Butler (NT); Rosalind Byass (VIC); Ruby Aitchison (VIC); Serena Bonson (NT); Sophie Carnell (TAS); Stephen Bird (NSW); Titania Henderson (VIC); Tracey Deep (NSW); Veronica Andrus-Blaskievics (ACT); Wendy Black (VIC); Yioryios Papayioryiou (NSW).

Woollahra Council Chambers
10 to 25 October, 2015

Adrian Clement, Play
2015 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize finalist