Maleny Sculpture Display “a feast for the eyes and the soul”

Maleny Sculpture Display “a feast for the eyes and the soul”

More than 30 new outdoor sculptures from a wide range of artists will be on display as part of the Sculpture on the Edge Awards in the grounds of the Spicers Tamarind Retreat at Maleny.

The awards are now in its sixth year, boasting a contemporary 3D exhibition, presented by Arts Connect, over 16 days in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland.

The sculptures this year come from an interesting mix of established artists and exciting newcomers to the genre.

The line-up of works that fill the eye and feed the soul come from the likes of René Bahloo, Sophy Blake, Wendy Britton, Mary Bulloch, Noel Carroll, Mela Cooke, Tina Cooper, Richard Egglestone, Leisa Gunton, Cathy Lawley, Kaye Leach, Miles Allen, Sonya Moran, Jane Nicol, Cameron Rushton, Elli Schlunke, Peter Stellar, Yanni VanZiel, Carol Weir.

Mediums include glass, bronze, marble, fibreglass, wood, found objects, steel, plastic and more.

The major prize for the awards is $5000 with second prize being $2500, and categories also for the Highly Commended Judges Award and People’s Choice Award.

The Sculpture on the Edge Awards is being held from October 7 – 23, from 9am-5pm daily, at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, 88 Obi Lane South, Maleny.

Entry is free.

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