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Sculpture Award 2018

2018 Sculpture Awards and Exhibition

Fault Sector

Dan Lorrimer, winner of 2018 Western Sydney University Acquisitive Sculpture Award for Fault Sector

Fault Sector

Dan Lorrmer


2016


Rusted, weathered steel


220 cm x 300 cm x 110 cm

Body Shells

Robert Barnstone, winner of 2018 Janice Reid Site Specific Sculpture Award for Body Shells

Body Shells

Robert Barnstone


2016


Corten Steel


Rita: 295 cm x 120 cm x 50 cm; Giggon: 288 cm x 95 cm x 45 cm


$40,000

Barricade Monuments with Graffiti

Jennifer Cochrane


2018


Tin and paint


240 cm x 90 cm x 40 cm (3 forms)


$22,000

Pentagon corridors

Hilde A. Danielsen


2017


Stained black Nordic pinewood, acide free metal fasteners


5 corridors, each 210 cm x 90 cm x 154 cm


POA

Broken buckets: breaking boundaries

Merran Esson


2018


Stoneware clay & glazes, and Ferrari red automotiv paint


5 pieces, variable dimensions


$18,000 or $4,000 each

Splash

John Fitzmaurice


2018


316 stainless steel, polished to mirror finish


250 cm x 210 cm x 100 cm


$39,000

Splash - detail

John Fitzmaurice


2018

Interplay 1

Jenny Green


2017


Marine grade stainless steel


2 pieces: 122 cm x 260 cm x 85 cm & 164 cm x 155 cm x 107 cm


$17,000

Interplay 1 - detail

Jenny Green


2017

Deplacement (Smuggling Pod)

Paul Handley


2017


34 children's life jackets, fabric, foam, steel


240 cm diameter x 100 cm


$16,000

Deplacement (Smuggling Pod) - detail

Paul Handley


2017

Morning Star

Christopher Hodges


2018


Stainless steel


270 cm x 250 cm x 250 cm


$55,000

Contradiction of Difference

Neil Laredo


2018


Mirror ACM panel, treated pine frame


$25,000

The Monkey Conductor

Chris Leaver


2018


Wood, steel, resin and cement


150 cm x 150 cm x 100 cm


$20,000

The Monkey Conductor - detail

Chris Leaver


2018

Transporter

Dale Miles


2017


Western red cedar, steel and paint


220 cm x 350 cm x 60 cm


$40,000

Spira Mirabilis

Ludwig Mlcek


2018


Marine plywood, epoxy resin, galvinised connectors, protective coating


130 cm x 230 cm x 300 cm


$16, 800

Hosery - Guliver's lost sock

Shaelene Murray


2018


Powaflex lay flat hose, steel fittings, nylon cord, compressed air


50 cm x 250 cm x 50 cm


$50,000

Xerophyte Forest

Denese Oates


2018


Corten steel


220 cm x 500 cm x 500 cm


$30,000

Xerophyte Forest - detail

Denese Oates


2018

Miocene Garden

John Petrie


2018


Basalt


120 cm x 300 cm x 250 cm


$45,000

Miocene Garden

John Petrie


2018


Basalt


120 cm x 300 cm 250 cm


$40,000

What goes up!

Louise Pratt


2018


Steel, wood, fibreglass and paint


400 cm x 200 cm x 80 cm


$12,000

Gimme Shelter

Michael Purdy


2018


Radiata pine, wire & sandstone


140 cm x 160 cm x 160 cm


$8,500

Rivulet

Ayako Saito


2016


Painted steel


150 cm x 60 cm x 75 cm


$17,500

This is Colony

Barry Tate


2018


Glazed stoneware, metal stands & solar lights


 3 pieces: 200 cm x variable dimensions


$22,000

Environment IV

Marcus Tatton


2018


Corten steel


250 cm x 15 m x 15 m


$58,000

Environment IV - detail

Marcus Tatton


2018


Corten steel


250 cm x 15m x 15 m


$58,000

Intimate Distance

Lisa Tolcher


2018


Mild steel, zinc and enamel paint


160 cm x 300 cm 200 cm


$4,000

Intimate Distance - detail

Lisa Tolcher


2018

intersections/starlight

Jacek Wankowski


2017


Weathered steel, galvinised steel, photovoltaic array, batteries, controller, 12v LED lights, wood, plastic


$10,000

Exhibition to be opened by Dr Pamela James, Art Historian and Adjunct Fellow, Western Sydney University. Please join us at the opening Friday 4 May, 2.30 pm for 3.00 pm till 4.30 pm, at School of Medicine, Building 30, Ground Floor, Room 30.G.213, Campbelltown Campus, Western Sydney University.

Venue
Grounds of Campbelltown Campus (View Map)
Date
4 May - 3 Jun 2018
Open
Monday -Friday , 9.00 am - 5.00 pm, Saturday and Sunday , 10 .00 am - 4.00 pm

Western Sydney Univeristy is pleased to announce the following winners:

2018 Western Sydney University Acquisitive Sculpture Award Winner:  Dan Lorrimer for his sculpture, Fault Sector

2018 Janice Reid Site Specific Sculpture Award Winner:  Robert Barnstone for his sculpture, Body Shells


Western Sydney University Sculpture Awards and Exhibition 2018 Finalists:

Robert Barnstone           Jennifer Cochrane           Hilde A. Danielsen

Merran Esson                John Fitzmaurice             Jenny Green

Paul Handley                 Christopher Hodges         Neil Laredo

Chris Leaver                  Dan Lorrimer                   Dale Miles

Ludwig Mlcek                Shaelene Murray             Denese Oates

John Petrie                    Louis Pratt                       Michael Purdy

Ayato Saito                    Barry Tate                       Marcus Tatton

Lisa Tolcher                  Jacek Wankowski

This 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. The Western Sydney University Sculpture Award showcases major works by significant Australian and international artists, who have created sculptures especially for the University's Campbelltown Campus.


Prizes in the 2018 Western Sydney University Sculpture Award and Exhibition:

Western Sydney University Acquisitive Sculpture Award - valued up to $30,000

Landcom People's Choice Award - $5,000 (non-acquisitive)

Janice Reid Site Specific Sculpture Award - $5,000 (non-acquisitive)

                         

 

Curatorial Panel for 2018 Sculpture Award

Alison Clark:

Alison Clark has over 25 years’ experience in the local government, regional and commercial gallery sector in curatorial and arts management roles. She has worked extensively as a curator and project manager and is currently the Team Leader Arts & Culture at North Sydney Council. In this role Alison is responsible for overseeing a range of creative initiatives including Council’s Artist Studio, Residency & Creative Spaces programs, Public Art projects and commissions, and the biennial North Sydney Art Prize. In 2013 she revitalised the North Sydney Art Prize, now a large scale site specific 16-day exhibition held at the Coal Loader in Waverton and in 2014 established the North Sydney Public Art Trail, a major place-making, cultural development and cultural tourism initiative launched in 2016.

David Jensz:

David Jensz is an innovative contemporary sculptor whose practice spans studio-based works and public art commissions. His practice is informed by physics and contemporary theories of space and time to investigate the nature of being. Jensz taught part-time at the Australian National University, School of Art (1988 to 2017) and now works from his studio at Murrumbateman, near Canberra. He has made 28 solo exhibitions in Australia, America and Thailand, including most recently at McClelland Gallery, Melbourne 2016 and O.K.Harris Gallery, New York (2010, 2004, 2000 and 1997). His work was selected for major survey exhibitions including: McClelland Sculpture Prize (2012, 2003) Helen Lempriere National Sculpture Award (2005, 2006) National Sculpture Prize, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2001, 2003, and 2005). He has received many grants and awards including an Asialink Scholarship to Thailand (1994) the Australia Council New York Studio (1995) and the Australia Council Tokyo Studio (2000). He was commissioned to make various Public Sculptures: “Spatial Dimension” in Newcastle (1998) and in Canberra, including “Raised Pinnacle” Australian National University (1998) “Fractal Weave”, Civic Square (2006) “Life Cycle” Bunda Street (2010) and “Culture Fragment”, Woden (2012).

Sophia Kouyoumdjian:

Sophia Kouyoumdjian has worked in the arts sector for over 15 years across directorial, curatorial and exhibition management roles. Currently the Coordinator, Parramatta Artist’s Studios and previously the Acting Director and Curator at Blacktown Arts Centre, Sophia has comprehensive experience in Western Sydney’s contemporary arts sector. Sophia Kouyoumdjian is the guest curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia’s (MCA) Primavera 2017: Young Australian Artists exhibition.

Monica McMahon:

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

Judging Panel:

Alison Clark

David Jensz

Sophia Kouyoumdjian