We cooperate as an association to advance the practice of sculpture and the reputation and appreciation of sculpture and sculptors in the community. This is regardless of whether or not we make a living from sculpture and regardless of our preferred style or medium. To this end we support artists’ moral rights, we advocate a professional attitude to the production and presentation of work and encourage the artistic and intellectual stimulation of interaction amongst artists of all persuasions.

July Letter from the President

Gillian Govan
Greetings,
How would you like to be involved in the running of Victoria’s premier sculpture organisation? Sounds grandiose doesn’t it? But as a member, you are part of this association with a great 80 year history in the arts.

The history makes interesting reading as the association has gone through many wonderful and difficult times. Its enthusiastic members have always brought it through. These are challenging times with down turn and uncertainty in the economy and therefore low art sales but we still keep working because we love making sculpture and the association moves on.
Many of our older members have played an integral part in the running of the association through the years. It is up to some of us newer members now, to do our bit. We need people with drive, innovative thinkers and willing hands not necessarily for committee roles but just small tasks to help lighten the load. Please come along to the AGM I 15th August and hear what we have achieved this year and what we hope to achieve next year. It’s an opportunity to really be a part of this great association.

See you there

What is the value of our work? A few years ago we had an interesting discussion at one of our meetings about putting a price on our work. We now have many new members and I have been asked that question on so many occasions. So at our August meeting Michael Meszaros will give us some guidelines into pricing our work and a little about the business side of our art. It will be interesting to get some of your ideas too.

Happy Sculpting
Gillian Govan

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