Michael Purdy ‘Dancing Branches”


Sculpture in the Valley 2021, Kangaroo Valley, NSW biennial sculpture exhibition. Entries open April 23rd & close July 10th 5pm. Prize money will be $37,000 in total &1st prize for outdoor sculpture will be $20,000.

location & dates

Sculpture in the Valley 2021 will be held at a beautiful property Graystone Grange, Kangaroo Valley Road, Bellawongarah. The exhibition will run over two weekends, Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th September and Friday 1st, Saturday 2nd, Sunday 3rd & Monday 4th October.

Applications open 23rd April and close 10th July 5pm.

Returning as Director of Sculpture in the Valley 2021 is Colleen Fry. In 2021 we welcome David Ball as the exhibition curator. Judges for the prizes will be leading public art sculptor Jennifer Turpin and one of Australia's best-known critics and Sydney Morning Herald columnist John McDonald.


David Ball 'Orb'


Ella Szpindler 'Tzigane'


Sculpture in the Valley is part of the not-for-profit organisation Arts in the Valley also known as the Kangaroo Valley Arts Festival. Sculpture in the Valley presents a biennial exhibition of inspiring sculptural works set in the beautiful escarpment surrounds of Kangaroo Valley. The exhibition offers an intimate rural setting and expansive valley views for outdoor sculpture and a professional exhibition space for indoor sculpture works.



Enquiries regarding Sculpture in the Valley, please contact


Colleen Fry, Sculpture Director & Curator: sculptureinthevalley@outlook.com