Swell Sculpture Festival

  • Event Holder
    Swell Sculpture Festival
  • Date
    03 Sep 2020 - 13 Sep 2020
  • Time
    09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
  • Admission Price
    Free
  • Location
    Currumbin, QLD


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2020-09-03 09:00:00 2020-09-13 17:00:00 Australia/Sydney Swell Sculpture Festival SWELL IS ABOUT PEOPLE, ART AND PLACE. It inspires, amuses, uplifts and captures the hearts and minds of all who visit - for free! Currumbin, QLD Swell Sculpture Festival


Categories

Event
  • Cause-related
  • Community
  • Cultural
Target Demographics
Age
  • Families
Gender
  • Both Male/Female
Target Regions
  • Within 1 hour of the Event
  • Within 3 hours drive

Sponsorship Benefits

Acknowledgement on Swell Festival website with logo

Invitation to attend media launch event

Acknowledgement at key presentations including Awards evening

Sponsored Event Experience

Experience a wondrous display of over 50 sculptures built by local, national and international artists at the 13th annual Swell Sculpture Festival along Currumbin Beach 11 - 20 September, 2015. The free exhibition is open all hours with a selection of sculptures revealing a new verve as they are lit up under the southern sky.

Event Background

Over 10 days, visitors can experience the sculptures, enjoy twilight walks, informative artist talks, discover new perspectives, wander through the Swell Smalls Gallery and participate in artist master classes and childrens' workshops.

Event Details

Exhibiting up to 55 sculptures, Swell Sculpture Festival supports full freedom of expression for all forms of sculpture and encourage submissions with entry open to all artists nationally and internationally, working in any medium.

Swell Sculpture Festival provides artists with the opportunity to exhibit in a highly regarded exhibition set within a visually stimulating, expansive coastal landscape. The free to the public exhibition attracts visitation of around 250,000 over 10 days.

We were pleased to announce the top award as the $15,000 Swell Sculpture Award (non-acquisitive)sponsored by The City of Gold Coast. The existing $3,000 Currumbin Beach Vikings SLSC People's Choice Award, $3,000 Kids' Choice Award, $2,000 Max Fabre Foundation Environmental Awareness Award, $1,500 Jennie Neumann OAM Emerging Artist Award amongst other award will continue.

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE

Awards total $27,000 including $15,000 Swell Sculpture Award

An audience of 250,000 visitors

Coastal expanse to exhibit works with site specific opportunities

National media exposure

Sculpture lighting potential

Swell Smalls Gallery - an exhibition of smaller works

Artist talks

Twilight walks

Networking

Kids' workshops

All sculptures are for sale

Complimentary festivities during the 10 days

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