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Sculpture Award 2018

UWS Sculpture Award 2012

Winner of the 2012 UWS Sculpture Award

Louisa Dawson
New Arrivals
2012
Diving board and stand with boulder
173 x 100 x 400 cm
$13,400 

Winner of the 2012 Landcom Peoples's Choice Award

Chris Leaver
Antipodean Vision
2012
Fibreglass, poly metal and PVC coating
1.5 x 1 x 1 m
$12,500

Highly Commended at the 2012 UWS Sculpture Award

Ingrid Morley
Pocket fulls of Gold... bucket fulls of sorrow
2011
Steel
4.5 x 11.4 x 2.6 m
$45,000 

Highly Commended at the 2012 UWS Sculpture Award

Greer Taylor
Facet
2012
Powder coated aluminium, nylon monofilament, stainless steel cable and attachments, brass
240 x 330 x 700 cm
$32,000 

U-ELB(STORM).300-88° F+ F

Mark Booth
2012
U-PVC Pipe and acrylic paint
1.2 x 1.5 x 1.4 m
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$8,500.00

The Atomic Family

Gary Christian
2012
Stainless Steel and Painted Gal Steel
2.2 x 5-6 x 3-4 m
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$27,500

Memorial to the unknown armchair general

Will Coles
2011
Resin, iro dust, fibre glass
110 x 80 x 90 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$15,000

Brahmarina_Menorama 24/7

Simon Alexander Cook
2011
PVC plastic, ceramic, solar lights, tubestock, olive oil and clay
90 x 900 x 900 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$20,000

New Arrivals

Louisa Dawson
2012
Diving board and Stand with Boulder.
173 x 100 x 400 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$13,400

seed |sēd|

Gary Deirmendjian
2012
Concrete and Steel. 2.4 x 2.4 x 2.4 m
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$25,000

...and on the fifth day

Itzick Fisher
2011
Corten steel
260 x 120 x 120 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$15,000

That

Matt Godden
2011
Steel/Steel Found Object
1.6 x 4 x 0.8 m
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$6,400

Echo

Christopher Hodges
2012
Stainless steel and light
270 x 30 x 45 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$25,000

Totem of Language

Pin Hsun Hsiang
2011
Hebel
300 x 60 x 60 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$6,000

In the Bag: are we sitting comfortably?

Sally Kidall
2011
Timber Chairs, Hessian, Soil, Grass Seed, Sand and Plastic
1.6 m x 60 cm x 4-5 m
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$3,500

Abyssinia

Jan King
2009
Slate and steel
189 x 43 x 29 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist.
$27,000

Fence

Neil Douglas Laredo
2012
Recycle Railway Sleepers
2.4 x 4 x 4 m
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$12,000

Antipodean Vision

Chris Leaver
2012
Fibreglass, poly metal and PVC coating
1.5 x 1 x 1 m
$12,500


Photography by Stefan Vogt

Pocket fulls of Gold... bucket fulls of sorrow

Ingrid Morley
2011
Steel
4.5 x 11.4 x 2.6 m
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$45,000

Two by Two

Ro Murray
2011/12
Steel and found cast iron
90 x 15 x 33 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$12,000

Spiral Knot Vine

Denese Oates
2012
Corten Steel
120 x 240 x 80 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$25,000

Gates of Reason

Geoff Overheu
2011
Bronze and Plastic
240 x 120 x 90 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$8,400

Turning and turning in the widening gyre…

John Petrie
2012
Stone, Galvanished mesh and Stainless steel
120 x 150 x 300 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$25,000

In the Beginning

Jimmy Rix
2012
Galvanized Mild Steel
1.6 m x 2.5 x 2.8 m
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$18,000

The Listrumpet

Sue Roberts
2012
Stainless Steel and Paint
120 x 85 x 250 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$19,800

Homestead

Martin Rowney
2012
Cement, Sand, Dirt and Artifacts
150 x 300 x 450 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$3,000

Remote

Martin Sims
2012
Neonlight on support, Electrical transformer, Solarpanel, Battery, Inverter and Cabling
75 cm x 5 m 15 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$25,000

Transit Orbit

Vanessa Stanley
2012
300 mirrored and toughed glass tiles
40 m x 60 cm x 8 mm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$20,000

Corruption

Marcus Tatton
2012
Corten steel, bitumen and gravel
180 cm x 12 x 10m
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$35,000

Facet

Greer Taylor
2012
Powder Coated Aluminium and Steel
2.3 x 5 x 2.3 m
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$32,000

Tent

Oliver Cloke and Kathy Heyward - The OK Collective
2011
Reclaimed Business Shirts, Cotton Rope, Dowel and Tent pegs
100 x 250 x 200 cm
Image reproduced courtesy of the artist
$1,800

UWS Sculpture Award 2012

Venue
UWS Campbelltown Campus (View Map)
Date
5 May - 3 Jun 2012
Open

For an invitation to the exhibition, please see UWS Sculpture Award 2012 Invitation (PDF, 133.01 KB)

Winner of the 2012 UWS Sculpture Award:

Louisa Dawson
New Arrivals

Highly Commended at the 2012 UWS Sculpture Award:

Ingrid Morley
Pocket fulls of Gold.. bucket fulls of sorrow

Greer Taylor
Facet

Winner of the 2012 Landcom People's Choice Award:

Chris Leaver
Antipodean Vision

Submit your photographs of the 2012 UWS Sculpture Award to be displayed in our Captured by the Community image gallery.

Please take a tour around the 2012 UWS Sculpture Award and Exhibition using our interactive Virtual Map.

The University of Western Sydney is pleased to announce the winner and highly commended recipients of the 2012 UWS Sculpture Award:

The finalists for the 2012 UWS Sculpture Award and Exhibition:

                Mark Booth Pin Hsun Hsiang           John Petrie
  Gary Christian Sally Kidall Jimmy Rix
  Will Coles Jan King Sue Roberts
  Simon Alexander Cook          Neil Laredo Martin Rowney
  Louisa Dawson Chris Leaver Martin Sims
  Gary Deirmendjian Ingrid Morley Vanessa Stanley
  Itzick Fisher Ro Murray Marcus Tatton
  Matt Godden Denese Oates Greer Taylor
  Christopher Hodges Geoff Overheu Oliver Cloke and Kathy Heyward

The campus landscape - open space, rolling hills, lakes and vegetation - is an ideal setting to display large outdoor sculptures. The UWS Sculpture Award showcases major works by significant Australian artists, some of whom have created sculptures especially for the University's Campbelltown Campus.

The UWS Sculpture Award and Exhibition aims to establish closer links between the University and artists, and engage with the community by providing a valuable educational and cultural resource, as well as enhancing the campus environment for teaching and learning.

Picnic facilities are available for the public to use around the exhibition site.

Prizes in the 2012 UWS Sculpture Award:

  • UWS Acquisitive Sculpture Award - valued up to $25,000
  • Landcom Peoples Choice Award - $5,000

Complimentary accommodation in a Studio Apartment will be provided to all interstate and regional finalist, coinciding with the dates of installation (29 April - 1st May , 2012) and de-installation (3rd June - 5th June 2012) of the exhibition courtesy of Quest Campbelltown.

Exhibition Selection Panel:

  • Michael Dagostino (Director, Campbelltown Arts Centre)

Michael Dagostino has over twelve years experience in the commercial / contemporary / community arts sector. He has worked at the Parramatta Artists Studios as inaugural Coordinator, Artbank as acting Senior Curator and Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre as acting Curator and has held many roles in the creative industry sector encompassing both design and visual arts. Michael has project managed, curated or assisted in over 150 exhibitions that crossed the boundaries of social history, contemporary art, commerce and community cultural development. In addition to which he has developed and facilitated many successful professional development workshops for arts industry professionals. Currently, Michael is Chair of Artspace and Director of the Campbelltown Arts Centre, a centre where artists from all disciplines can work, learn and engage with the community and business sector. Michael is a passionate supporter and promoter of the arts and seeks to integrate it into all parts of everyday life.

  • Monica McMahon (Art Curator, University of Western Sydney)

Monica McMahon has been the UWS Art Curator at the University of Western Sydney since 2002 and during this period she has established three galleries on its campuses. She is the artistic director for all exhibition programs in the following UWS galleries; Female Orphan School Gallery (Parramatta Campus), Margot Hardy Gallery (Bankstown Campus) and the UWS Art Gallery (Werrington North, Penrith Campus) which are recognized public galleries.

Monica is the artistic director of the UWS Acquisitive Sculpture Award and Exhibition (biannual outdoor exhibition held on the University's Campbelltown Campus), which was established in 2004. She is also the curator of the University's permanent art collection, responsible for the promotion, development, research and management of the collection which is distributed throughout the University's six campuses across Western Sydney.

  • Jennifer Turpin (Artist)

Jennifer Turpin and Michaelie Crawford are known primarily as a collaborative duo who, for the past ten years, have produced many public artworks of considerable scale and beauty. These have been the result of prestigious commissions from government, public authorities, councils and corporations. They include Storm Waters, 2003, a multi-award winning environmental stormwater sculpture for Landcoms Victoria Park site, South Sydney; Tied to Tide, 1999, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority, Pyrmont Point Park, (ARUP NAWIC Award); Tank, 1997, Downing Centre Tunnel, Museum Station, Sydney (NAWIC Merit Award); and Well, 1995, New Children's Hospital, Westmead, Sydney.

Judging Panel:

  • Michael Dagostino ( Director, Campbelltown Arts Centre)
  • Janice Reid (Vice-Chancellor, University of Western Sydney)
  • Jennifer Turpin (Artist)


School and Guided Group Tours


We welcome schools to register their interest early in regards to artist talks and guided school tours of the exhibition. To register for an artist talk and walk, please contact Monica McMahon on (02) 4620 3450 or email monica.mcmahon@uws.edu.au or Rosemary Hopkins (02) 4620 3460 or email r.hopkins@uws.edu.au

For further information contact:

Monica McMahon (02) 4620 3450 or monica.mcmahon@uws.edu.au
Rosemary Hopkins (02) 4620 3460 or r.hopkins@uws.edu.au