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NZ Sculpture OnShore Returns 3 – 18 November 2018

NZ Sculpture OnShore Returns 3 – 18 November 2018

23rd November 2017.


Max and Bella and Friends by Bernie Harfleet and Donna Turtle-Sarten. P/C Joel Staveley


Following the overwhelming popularity of the last NZ Sculpture OnShore, this iconic North Shore event will return to Devonport in November 2018 for an extended three-week exhibition in November 2018. The stunning Devonport clifftop site will once again be transformed into NZ’s largest sculpture park, featuring over 100 sculptures by artists from across Aotearoa.

The 2018 exhibition sees the return of curators, Anna Hanson and Ross Liew. Sally Dewar, Chair of NZ Sculpture OnShore says, “We are excited to have Anna and Ross staging their 2nd exhibition for NZ Sculpture OnShore. In 2016, the dynamic duo brought us the largest sculpture installation in our event’s history- 10,000 windmills, a visually spectacular creation by Bernie Harfleet and Donna Turtle Sarten entitled, “Max and Bella and Friends”. The piece received rave reviews from the public and arts enthusiasts alike, and we look forward to seeing how these very talented colleagues will delight and engage our fast growing audience again in 2018.”

It’s already all systems go as the Curators begin planning for the 2018 exhibition which will provide participating artists with a high profile show case for their work. “We’re really looking forward to showcasing diverse, engaging and interactive sculptures from across New Zealand at this exhibition. We’ve been reflecting upon the event’s story and history and the relationships and friendships that have been built down the years; the cultural, educational and social goals we want to achieve have been informing the curative story we will be telling, says Anna and Ross.

NZ Sculpture OnShore is wholly owned by the Friends of Women’s Refuge Trust and is one of the largest fundraising events for New Zealand Women’s Refuge. Dr Ang Jury, CEO of Women’s Refuge says, “Our relationship NZ Sculpture OnShore has spanned 22 years, and we are thrilled to be involved with another inspiring event. The funds raised, make such a valuable difference to the lives of the 20,000 women and children in NZ that Women’s Refuge helps every year.“

NZ Sculpture OnShore has a strong focus on nurturing and inspiring young New Zealanders to develop a passion and appreciation for the arts. Our Education programme offers an opportunity for children and teenagers to both visit, participate in and learn about 3 dimensional art. Up to 18 Auckland wide schools are selected each year to feature their work in children’s exhibition in the unique historic underground fort. This Fort is only open to the public every two years during NZ Sculpture OnShore which is an added attraction for the 20,000 visitors to the event.

The 2018 NZ Sculpture OnShore runs from the 3rd-18th November at Fort Takapuna, Devonport, Auckland. Expressions of Interest to exhibit are open soon.

Check out our website and connect with us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

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