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Contemporary Small Sculpture Award

In it's seventh year, this annual acquisitive award and exhibition is organised by the Art Collection and Galleries Unit at Deakin University. One outstanding entry will be awarded $10 000 and will become part of the Deakin University At Collection. Entries can be in any media but must be under 70cm in size and free standing. Applications for the award close on 17 April 2015. The winner will be announced at the opening of a four week exhibition of finalists' works.

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Entries close: 17 April 2015

Finalists notified: 1 May 2015

Work delivered by: 2 June 2015

Exhibition display period: 10 June - 10 July 2015

Application form (PDF, 410.4 KB)


Announcement of judges for the 2015 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award

We are pleased to announce that the judges of the 2015 Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award will be as follows:

  • Professor David Cross, Professor of Visual Arts at Deakin University.
  • Ken Scarlett OAM, writer and curator on Australian sculpture.
  • Leanne Willis, Manager Art Collection and Galleries, Deakin University.

Previous winners have included:

  • 2014 - Mikala Dwyer, Empty Sculpture
  • 2013 - Michael Sibel, Primitive Dance
  • 2012 - Lisa Roet, Spider Monkey
  • 2011 - Stephen Bird, Boxers.
  • 2010 - Robert Hague, Trojan Hammer (200%)
  • 2009 - Stephen Benwell, Statue, Grey-Pink Man

2014 Small Sculpture Installation

Exhibition of Finalists, 2014 Deakin University Small Sculpture Award
Deakin University Art Gallery 
Photo: Simon Peter Fox


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