Held annually on Currumbin Beach, the SWELL Sculpture Festival is in its 18th year and will go ahead again for 2020.
Art can be divisive and cyberstalking can be invasive, says local art curator Dev Lengjel.
The 2019 Ingenuity Sculpture Festival affirmed the myriad of artistic talent in Mullumbimby and beyond.
The second annual Ingenuity Sculpture Festival opened in Mullumbimby’s Palm Park last night with a great turn out of artists and locals and the launch of the community Solar Ark.
Oliver Dunn It’s saddening to once again watch Byron Bay show its dark side in rejecting the Bayshore Drive roundabout sculpture. Our town appears to be thick on the ground with philistines, wowsers, and Facebook trolls who appear to take... Read More →
Byron Council has refused to release a structural investigation report detailing serious safety issues affecting the ‘Disco Dong’ sculpture on the Bayshore Drive roundabout.
Hans Lovejoy Despite public outrage over Council’s $50,000 ‘Disco Dong’, an overhaul of Council’s cultural and arts policy was pushed back at last week’s Council meeting, again, despite efforts by Cr Jan Hackett (Labor). Greens mayor Simon Richardson took umbrage... Read More →
Byron Council’s public art panel has recommended that the artist behind the much-discussed lighthouse sculpture on the Bayshore Drive roundabout be allowed to ‘finish the job’, at an estimated cost of up to $45,000.
W Crompton, Mullumbimby. Could you please print the names of the committee that approved the latest art work that’s annoying everyone. Who are they, who elected them and what qualifications do they have? I’d just like to know who is... Read More →
Prompted by Hans Lovejoy’s excellent editorial last week, where he asks 'Who runs council? I am prompted to respond. Could it be the corporations that have invested in Byron?
The Ewingsdale roundabout sculpture is a safe and secure structure, according to Byron Shire Council staff. Yet the controversial artwork could be soon removed if a motion by Cr Jan Hackett is passed at the next Council meeting.
Mullumbimby's sculpture walk has just received $10,000 towards its next permanent sculpture in Palm Park from the Mullumbimby Chamber of Commerce.
Today is your last chance to see the art installations at the the Brunswick Nature Sculpture Walk, a triennial event created along the foreshore of Brunswick Heads.
Sculpture is taking root in Mullumbimby with the $30,000 Spirit of Chincogan commission currently seeking submissions and the inaugural Ingenuity Community Sculpture Festival set to take place during the Mullum Music Festival later in the year.
The human form is celebrated in a new exhibition which opens at the Tweed Regional Gallery in Murwillumbah next week, and includes eye-catching works in bronze by renowned sculptors.
The installation of the sculptures of an osprey and a sea eagle is taking place on two roundabouts this week in Ballina town centre symbolising the town's connection to the Richmond River.
Having secured funding, Creative Mullumbimby are looking at innovative and community-integrated public-art Ideas for the town. Malcolm Price is the president of Creative Mullumbimby. He spoke with The Echo about Creative Mullum and their vision for the town. Who are... Read More →
Malala’s story He Named Me Malala is an intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was targeted by the Taliban and severely wounded by a gunshot when returning home on her school bus in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. The film gives us... Read More →
June Grant, Mullumbimby. The proposed Sculpture Walk I DA for Palm Park in Mullumbimby at this stage will most likely come before Council for determination around August. The DA is in the names of one local sculptor and one other local who are asking for the okay for 13 permanent sculpture sites, 12 of which are sight unseen.
Its that time of year again and the Byron Arts Classic has opened its registration window for all artworks to be submitted for exhibition.
Dave Kill blends ceramic caricatures with found or discarded household objects with the aim of making a humorous statement about the absurdities of human actions in his exhibition Another Man's Treasure.
Mullumbimby artist Anne Leon poses with her colourful silkscreen fish socks at the Swell Sculpture Festival at Currumbin Beach on the Gold Coast. Thousands of people descended on the beach at the weekend for the 11th annual Swell Sculpture Festival, which featured a stunning display of over 50 sculptures built by local, national and international artists.
Hundreds of artists and art appreciators visited the Ocean Shores Public School over the weekend to see this year’s exhibition of works in the tenth annual Ocean Shores Art Expo.