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.

MIFGS Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition 2018

"Leda" Jenny Whiteside winner Carved Work Section 2017
This year’s MIFGS Sculpture Exhibition will run from Wednesday, 21st March to Sunday, 25th March.

ASV invites sculptors to submit work in any/all of three different prize categories of work:

Section 1: Courtyard (smaller than 1 metre in any direction)

Section 2: Garden (between 1 and 2 metres)

"Australian Black Swan" Lucy McEachern first prize formed work 2017

Section 3: Estate (larger than 2 metres)
"Ellie and Billie" Matt Hill winner People's Choice Award 2017

Prize-money of $2000 and $500 and an encouragement award of $250 worth of tuition donated by the Wandin Blacksmiths Group is to be awarded in each of the three prize categories.

All sculptures submitted for exhibition may be existing or new work, but have not previously been exhibited at the MIFGS Exhibition.

There is no minimum or maximum restriction on dimensions for sculptures provided the installed work permits appropriate viewing access, and presents no public safety or occupational health and safety issues.

An artist may enter a maximum of three sculptures for display in the competition and sale in the exhibition.

Conditions of Entry and Entry Instructions can be downloaded from
http://sculptorsvictoria.asn.au/exhibitions/application_form and entries can be made from https://sculperenewsletter.blogspot.com.au/p/melbourne-international-flower-garden.html

Depicted are some of the winners from 2017.

The judge for the 2018 MIFGS Sculpture Prize will be Miriam Kelly, Senior Curator at ArtBank Melbourne.. So there is an extra incentive to get your work in front of someone whose opinion matters.

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