16SEPTEMBER – 8 OCTOBER 2017
Open everyday, 10 – 4 (open til 8PM Thursdays only)
Within its first two years, ‘Sculpture in the Paddock’ has been hugely successful and garnered media attention nationally via television, radio, press and social media. Both newcomers and award winning sculptors have taken part and this year the event is exploring new avenues whilst still being located in the pastoral splendour that is the historic National Trust property, ‘Cooma Cottage’.
Major Prizes of more than $3,000 including, the 2017 Sculpture in the Paddock Prize, a People’s Choice Award, and the Yass Soldiers Club Encouragement award, as well as the Tuggeranong Arts Centre Prize, Belconnen Art Centre prize, and the ANU Exhibition prize.
‘Sculpture in the Paddock’ will be officially opened on Friday 15th September, by Elizabeth Rogers, (CEO Regional Arts NSW). Opening at 6.15. Paddock open from 5.30 to view the Sculptures.
MC: Helen Musa Arts Journalist and Critic
The judges for 2017 are:
Jenni Kemarre Martiniello
Mariana del Castillo
Winner of the 2017 Sculpture in the Paddock Prize
Robert Barnstone For his Sculpture Cleft
Winner of the 2017 Yass Soldiers Club Encouragement Award
Naomi Ryods For her Sculpture ‘Rythms of my Heart’
Winner of the 2017 ANU School of Art Award
Brian Evans For his Sculpture ‘Mould’
Winner of the 2017 Tuggeranong Art Centre Prize
Rhonda Castle For her Sculpture ‘Genessee II’
Sculpture in the Paddock is staged in the beautiful surrounds of the National Trust property
‘Cooma Cottage’, once home of the famous Australian born colonial explorer Hamilton Hume.
We would like to thank the National Trust (NSW) for hosting ‘Sculpture in the Paddock’ and wish
to acknowledge the past and present traditional owners of the land, the Ngunnawal people.
Click on the image above to view a video of ‘YASSarts SPRING!’ 2014 featuring Sculpture in the Paddock
(Photo by Kim Nelson 2013)