David Ball 'Orb'
location & dates
Sculpture in the Valley 2023 will be held at the stunning Wilburra property on Smarts Rd high up in Kangaroo Valley with majestic escarpment views from the glorious garden.
The exhibition will run over two weekends, Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September and Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th September.
Director of Sculpture in the Valley 2023 will be Stuart McCreery. In 2023 we welcome David Ball as the exhibition curator. The judges will be the renowned artists Janet Laurence and Michael Snape.
$38,500 Prize Pool
Sculpture Prize - Outdoor $20,000, Indoor $7,000
Highly commended - Outdoor $5,000, Indoor $1500
People’s Choice - Outdoor $3,000, Indoor $2,000
Uniquely, this is a non-acquisitive show, with all works available for sale. Additionally, our audience includes a significant percentage of highly interested art lovers and collectors who come to purchase works to place in their properties and paddocks. Notably, our sale rate is the highest of most regional exhibitions; Sculpture in the Valley is a real opportunity to get your work out there and into private collections.
Michael Purdy ‘Dancing Branches”
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 standard exhibition space for indoor sculpture works.
Ella Szpindler 'Tzigane'
Enquiries regarding Sculpture in the Valley, please contact
Stuart McCreery, Sculpture Director