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Garden Sculpture
Competition

Barossa Arts Festival is thrilled to announce the much-anticipated Garden Sculpture Competition, inviting South Australian sculptors to showcase their creativity in an outdoor extravaganza.

The competition will run from March 30 to April 30, displaying a stunning array of sculptures at The Barossa Bush Gardens and creating an immersive artistic experience for festival attendees. 

The Garden Sculpture Competition welcomes artists of all backgrounds, including professional artists, emerging talents, and youth. The Youth Section is specifically dedicated to artists aged 18 years or younger as of May 1, 2022.

The competition is open to all South Australian sculptors, with Expression of Interest Registration Submissions accepted until c.o.b on Saturday, 10 February 2024.

CATAGORIES

Recycled/Repurposed Materials: 
Embrace sustainability and innovation by crafting sculptures from recycled or repurposed materials.

Other Mediums: 
Artists can explore various mediums, pushing the boundaries of creativity and artistic expression.

COST OF ENTRY

Open Section: $40 per entry
Youth Section: $20 per entry

Due to space constraints, a maximum of 50 entries will be accepted. Artists are invited to submit up to three (3) exhibits each, ensuring a diverse and impactful showcase.

$3000 in Prize Money

The competition offers an array of prizes across different categories.

Open (Winner)

$1,000

Open (Merit)

$600

Open People’s Choice

$500

Youth (Winner)

$400

Youth (Merit)

$300

Youth People’s Choice

$200

No more than one prize per exhibit, except for the “People’s Choice” prize. Acquisitive prize winners will receive the total prize money, and artworks awarded prizes become the property of the business / organisation sponsoring the prize.

GARDEN SCULPTURE COMPETITION APPLICATIONS
now open

Please read the Terms & Conditions of Entry and complete the below Expression of Interest Registration Form 
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