The Ingenuity Small Sculpture Prize is seeking entries by September 30 from Northern Rivers artists with $6,000 worth of prizes up for grabs.
The theme is open and all artists of the NSW Northern Rivers are all eligible to submit works of any materials that measure no more than 60cm in any direction. There is a special $1,000 prize for the winning sculpture by an artist under 30 provided by the Mullumbimby Chamber of Commerce.
‘This year the organisers are especially seeking work from artists under 30 to join with the established artists of the region,’ said organiser and sculpture artist, Suvira McDonald.
‘In these trying times, the role of creativity and art is even more important than ever to maintain our strength and positivity. The Ingenuity event creates opportunities for the imagination to take wings and for the community to enjoy the flights! It’s another exciting event for the community and creatives to rise above our woes, come together and show our ingenious creations.’
This years judges, Ashleigh Ralph, Director of Lismore Regional Gallery, Christine Willcocks, Director Byron School of Art and John Dahlsen renowned local artist and academic will provide a wealth of expertise to assess the finalists whose work will be one show at the Mullum Services Club 4–6 November.
For further information on entry and exhibition guidelines see creativemullum.org.au.