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Wollongong Acquisitive Sculpture Award

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Sculpture in the Garden is a biennial outdoor sculpture exhibition held in Wollongong Botanic Garden​
The exhibition provides an opportunity for artists to showcase their work in a beautiful and unique botanical garden setting. The inaugural exhibition and $30,000 acquisitive award began in 2016 and featured local, national and international artists. Finalists also vie for the Gardener’s Choice and People’s Choice Award.

Wollongong Acquisitive Sculpture Award 2020

Applications are now closed for the 2020 Wollongong Acquisitive Sculpture Award. The exhibition will run over eight weeks in the Wollongong Botanic Garden from 4 April to 31 May 2020.
The winner of the Wollongong Acquisitive Sculpture Award has their work permanently installed in the Wollongong Botanic Garden.
Wollongong Acquisitive Sculpture Award
2016 - Louis Pratt - King Coal
2018 – Michael Purdy – Steel City
People’s Choice Award
2016 – Andreas Buisman – Coal
2018 – Mike Tikkeros - Windy Willow
Gardener’s Choice
2016 – Andreas Buisman - Coal
2018 – Libby Bloxham – Treasured Illawarra Resident
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  Louis Pratt's King Coal sculpture 

Above left: Louis Pratt's King Coal

Above right: Michael Purdy's Steel City (detail)




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