Congratulations to Stevie Fieldsend on being selected as a finalist in the 2017 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize.
Presented by Woollahra Council, the Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize is Australia’s pre-eminent national award for small sculpture. For the 2o17 prize, 46 finalists were selected from 675 entries, the second highest number of entries in prize history.
The finalists have been selected by 2017 guest judges – curator, writer, artist, activist and first Indigenous judge for the Prize Djon Mundine OAM, Executive Director, Artspace, Sydney and Curator, Encounters, Art Basel | Hong Kong Alexie Glass-Kantor, and gallerist and benefactor Roslyn Oxley OAM. The judges found the finalists works showed innovation and diversity in their take on an original, freestanding sculpture measuring up to 80cm in any dimension.
The winner of the Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize will be announced at the launch of the exhibition on Friday 13 October. A free exhibition of all the finalist sculptures will be presented from Saturday 14 October until Sunday 5 November 2017 at the Woollahra Council Chambers.