Shire of Boddington

2021 Boddington Sculpture Competition

Thursday 1st April 2021 to Friday 30th April 2021


From the entry statement on Albany highway, through to the mosaic wall at Hotham Park, Boddington is gaining a reputation for not only its picturesque location but also its expansive collection of public art.
2021 sees the Boddington Sculpture Competition on again and open to everyone to enter. This acquisitive competition has over $33,000 on offer over 5 separate categories including a People's Choice Award as voted by the residents of Boddington.

There have been a number of changes relating to the categories and conditions of entry so we encourage you to read through the full terms and conditions. For additional information, please contact ecdo@boddington.wa.gov.au.

Conditions of entry:

1. Sculptors may submit up to 3 entries for selection as finalists in any category.

2. Sculptures submitted must be the unaided original work of the sculptor and completed in the 12 months prior to the closing date.

3. Entries must be available for acquisition by Boddington Shire Council in exchange for the prize amount.

4. Sculptures must be made of durable materials to ensure they can withstand the elements as long term exterior exhibits.

5. OH&S - All Sculptures must not represent any risk or danger to the viewing public or any other person. ie no sharp edges or lose parts that fingers could be trapped in.

6. Installation and removal is the responsibility of the exhibitor.

7. All care will be taken whilst the sculptures are in Boddington, but insurance is the responsibility of the Sculptor.

8. All entries will be assessed for creativity, suitability, durability and workmanship.

9. Artists should give consideration to the nature of the work and the relevance to Boddington. If the work is acquired can it be placed at a site specific location – ie In front of the Country Club, Swimming Pool, café etc.

10. All sculptures must be available for viewing from 1st October 2021 through to 1st September 2022.

11. Works will be displayed down Wuraming Avenue and next to the Boddington Art Centre, Corner Wuraming Avenue and Johnston Street, Boddington.

12. Sculptures not winning a prize will be made available for sale during the exhibition, with sculptors nominating sale price, Inc. GST if applicable, with 15% commission being payable to Council on pieces sold.

13. Artists agree that images submitted with entries are permitted to be used for promotional material as required by the Shire of Boddington.

Please note error (to be corrected) installation of works ends 30 September 2021

Enquiries

Contact: Shire of Boddington

Phone: 08 9883 4999

Email: cedo@boddington.wa.gov.au

Event Date(s)

  • Thursday 1st April 2021

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