Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search

 


Entries open for 2015 headland Sculpture on the Gulf

Call for Proposals sculpture – 1

March 31, 2014

Entries open for 2015 headland Sculpture on the Gulf


Since its inaugural exhibition in 2003, headland Sculpture on the Gulf has attracted many of New Zealand’s leading sculptors to showcase their work in a contemporary sculpture exhibition on Waiheke Island.

Forty-five thousand people walked the trail in 2013 with the New York Times anointing it the 35th top thing to do in the world.

headland Sculpture in the Gulf is now seeking proposals for the 2015 exhibition.

Being selected for headland Sculpture on the Gulf provides artists with an opportunity to present their work alongside leading sculptors on a spectacular two-kilometre coastal walkway on the Matiatia Headland, Waiheke Island.

Each selected artist receives a grant of $2,000 towards the cost of completion of his or her work.

Artists are also in the running for a number of significant prizes including the headland Sculpture on the Gulf Premier Award of $30,000 and the Peoples’ Choice Award of $10,000. Each artist also receives two complimentary tickets to the Opening Gala on Thursday 22 January 2015.

Between 30 and 35 pieces will be chosen to be exhibited on the walkway. The 2015 selection panel comprises Kate Darrow (Hamilton Public Sculpture Trust), Sue Gardiner (Chartwell Trust) and Karl Chitham (Rotorua Museum Art Curator).


The details:

Entries close - 5pm Friday 6 June 2014.
Artists notified by the end of July 2014
Opening Gala - Thursday 22 January 2015

Sculpture on the Gulf exhibition - 23 January 2015 to 15 February 2015

Visit www.sculptureonthegulf.co.nz for more information and to download an application form, or email info@sculptureonthegulf.co.nz

About headland Sculpture on the Gulf

headland Sculpture on the Gulf was established in 2003 by the Waiheke Community Art Gallery, and quickly became New Zealand’s premier outdoor sculpture exhibition. The biennial event features 30-35 major sculptures along a spectacular two kilometre coastal walk above Matiatia Bay on Waiheke Island and attracts visitors from around New Zealand and overseas. More than 45,000 people attended the free event in 2013. headland Sculpture on the Gulf runs from 23 January to 15 February 2015.


www.sculptureonthegulf.co.nz

facebook.com/SculptureontheGulf

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines

 

Book Awards: Jill Trevelyan's Story Of Peter McLeavey Is Book Of The Year

The story of Wellington art dealer Peter McLeavey and his gallery has won the prestigious New Zealand Post Book of the Year 2014 in a glittering ceremony in Wellington. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: King Richard

Simon Nathan reviews 'Richard Seddon, King of God’s Own': My father grew up in Wellington during Seddon’s premiership... I can recall him standing under the Seddon statue in the grounds of parliament and telling me that Seddon had more backbone than Sid Holland and all his cabinet colleagues put together.. More>>

8 October: Miley Cyrus Bangerz Tour Coming To Auckland!

Dainty Group announced today that global superstar Miley Cyrus will bring her BANGERZ TOUR to New Zealand in October this year. This will be Miley’s first ever visit to New Zealand and there will only be one Auckland show before she takes her tour to Australia. More>>

ALSO:

Music: Lorde NZ Tour Confirmed In Four Major Cities!

In what will be her first ever New Zealand headline tour, Frontier Touring and Brent Eccles Entertainment are stoked to bring you four epic shows across the country! The all ages concerts take place late October/ early November in Christchurch, Dunedin, Wellington and Auckland. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Review Of Books: Poor Economics

A review of and excerpt from Jonathan Boston and Simon Chapple’s Child Poverty in New Zealand. More>>

Head Count: Highest Population Growth Since 2003

The country’s population grew by 67,800 people, or 1.5 percent, in the year to 30 June 2014. This came from natural increase (births minus deaths) of 29,500 and net migration (arrivals minus departures) of 38,300. New Zealand's estimated resident population was 4.51 million at 30 June 2014. More>>

Fun-Enhancement: Research To Ensure Even Game For Less Skilled Players

A University of Canterbury engineering PhD student is researching sports, such as table tennis, to ensure closer games for both better and less skilled players. More>>

Werewolf: From The Lost Continent

It’s a case of better late than never for Olivier Assayas’ marvellous After May/Apres Mai, which first screened at Venice in 2012, got a theatrical release in Australia – but not here – and only now appears on DVD, after Assayas himself has moved on. More>>

ALSO:

Werewolf: Blue Eyed & Soulful

Last year’s Muscle Shoals documentary was a reminder that on some of soul music’s most hallowed tracks, the studio band consisted of a bunch of white guys from rural Alabama... More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
Culture
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news