SCULPTURE IN THE GAOL 2017

Callout for entries to the 2017 exhibition

The annual Sculpture in the Gaol exhibition, now in its 9th year, will once again be transformed into a dramatic artistic landscape with sculptures displayed throughout the Gaol site. The exhibition is on from Sunday 6th August to Saturday 2nd September 2017 and is held at Trial Bay Gaol, South West Rocks.

This year NPWS is partnering with the SWR Chamber of Commerce to present this popular exhibition. This is a fantastic opportunity for artists to reach a broad audience as the exhibition attracts over 5000 visitors.

There is also an Escapee Trial where artworks will be displayed in shopfronts of participating businesses throughout South West Rocks with entries closing on Friday 16th June 2017.

The Gala Open Day is on Sunday 6th August 2017 with live entertainment, speciality arts and crafts, children’s activities and food available for purchase on the day.

Entry on the Gala open day is $2 per person then NPWS gate entry fees apply for the remainder of the sculpture exhibition.

If you’re interested in entering a sculpture, here are a few key points:

The Sculpture in the Gaol exhibition is on from Sunday 6 August to Saturday 2 September 2017. It’s held at Trial Bay Gaol in South West Rocks.
● Submissions for the exhibition and competition categories close Friday 16 June 2017.
● Entry to the competition is free.
● There’s a $5,000 prize pool.
● Competition winners are chosen by public vote.

Escapee Trail artworks will be displayed throughout participating businesses in South West Rocks.

Sculptures and artworks will be available for sale.

For further information http://southwestrocks.org.au/conditions-of-entry/
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Contact:
Lela Green 0408734379
eMail: lela.green@environment.nsw.gov.au

Post entry form and images to:
Sculpture in the Gaol
Lela Green, Trial Bay Gaol
PO Box 25, South West Rocks NSW 2431