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.

Victoria Sculpture Prize 12, 13, 14 November and more coming up!

 Victoria Sculpture Prize Port of Sale

This 3-day event will be an opportunity for sculptors both local and from across Victoria to connect, network and exhibit their work in a creative regional location. The Victoria Sculpture Prize will be a festival style arts spectacle combining the new state of the art Port of Sale precinct.

With over 70 artists and 180+ sculptures competing for the $20,000 major prize and $6,000 in minor prizes it will be a great spectacle and an opportunity to purchase quality sculpture for home or business.

❖ Official public opening event November 12th at 6pm at “The ART Bar” Port of Sale

❖ Closing 4pm Sunday 14th November

❖ Children’s learn to sculpt workshops 10am -12pm both days

❖ Curated artists walk to the botanical gardens’ sculptures 2pm daily

❖ Meet the Artists talks, daily 12pm

❖ Ride the Rubeena to the Swing Bridge and Boorun’s Canoe Sculpture

Book your accommodation and a visit to the Archibald Prize in advance - Covid safe plans will be in place.

The exhibition will also launch online at 1pm on Friday 12 November and close online at 4pm on Sunday 21 November. 


Entry forms for both MIFGS and Herring Island are on the ASV website 

Entry forms, information and conditions of entry are all available at https://sculptorsvictoria.asn.au/exhibitions/application_forms - now that we are able to hold real life exhibitions the pace is increasing - and hopefully our public is as keen as we are. The social media team are certainly giving the work a red hot go.

Enquiries for MIFGS 
Paul Cacioli 0429575299
and for HISAF 
Jenny Rickards  0418971897


MIFGS 30 March - 3 April 2022

Dear fellow sculptors,

I can’t believe that it has been two years that we have been unable to hold an exhibition at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show (MIFGS).

IMG is committed to running MIFGS next year and are currently proceeding with all the planning to have a COVID safe event. The dates for the show are 30th March to the 3rd of April 2022.

As mentioned previously we have a new site which is still central and in a high traffic area of the Show.  IMG is trying to create a new and exciting art precinct of which we are a central part.

We will be making a call for entries in October so keep an eye out in the newsletter.

Via the newsletter we will keep you posted of new information as it comes to hand.

If you have any queries or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me either via email (cacioli@netspace.net ,au) or on my mobile (0429575299).

We look forward to your support and making next year’s MIFGS a great success.

Best wishes
Paul Cacioli
ASV Coordinator MIFGS

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