SWELL Sculpture Festival

Swell '22 call for entries now open

Apply now for SWELL Sculpture Festival 2022

Expression of Interest

Opportunity Details

Closing Date

Jan 31, 2022





Artists are invited to apply to be a part of the 20th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival, Queensland’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition taking place at Currumbin Beach on the Gold Coast.

Calling for emerging, mid-career and professional sculptors and creative minds to apply to exhibit in SWELL Sculpture Festival to be a part of something extraordinary on Currumbin Beach, Queensland 9 – 18 Sept 2022.

Artists from across Australia and the world working in all mediums are invited to submit. SWELL welcomes the opportunity to work with artists who are keen to break new ground in sculpture presentation and installation art. Works can be site-specific, display ephemeral qualities and should invite dialogue and instigate inspired conversations through craftsmanship, kinetics, message, or artistic quirkiness.

Highlights include a major $15,000 award with the award pool totaling $27,500, industry networking and profiling, and opportunities to participate in artist talks, host workshops, and the potential to sell works.

Apply online at the Swell Sculpture website

Images: John Nesirky – Standing Wave 2 and Clayton Blake – Monolith 
Melissa Carey – The Spiral of Life
Nadine Schmoll – Coral Fluorescence
Dion Parker – Reflection
Phillip Darnton & Willem Scheepers – Safe Leximagery

all photos by PBR Images

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