City of Busselton increases Acquisitive Award prize for 2021 The City of Busselton has doubled the prize money for Dunsborough’s Sculpture by the Bay Acquisitive Award, raising the prize to $10,000 for the winner. City of Busselton councillor Jo Barrett-Lennard said the prize value reflected the event’s maturity as well as the calibre of the artists it attracts. “This is not a
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Around 7,000 people went to Dunsborough's foreshore to enjoy the 20th anniversary of the arts festival and fireworks show. Coordinator Jacquie Happ said the fireworks had been a first for Dunsborough, and a resounding success. SEE FULL ARTICLE
Article in Busselton Mail: Well known Margaret River artist and stonemason Kashmir Rouw has moved away from his successful big sculpture concept to try his hand in the small sculpture competition at the Dunsborough Arts Festival. Rouw won the City of Busselton Acquisitive Award last year in the Festival's Sculpture by the Bay, and his entry - Stone Shell Spiral - now
A strong contingent of Perth artists, including many from the Western Suburbs, have entered the Dunsborough Sculpture by the Bay competition, held as part of the annual Dunsborough Arts Festival over the March Long Weekend. The Festival attracts crowds of around 10,000 people. This year it celebrates its 20th Anniversary, featuring a record number of almost 90 entries for its renowned Sculpture competition,
Dianne Laurance just loves art. She says she cannot get enough of the medium and if a piece speaks to her, she can't resist adding it to her collection. For the past 11 years, Ms Laurance has been a major patron of the Dunsborough Arts Festival's Sculpture by the Bay and the well-known collector has sponsored the competition's Award of Excellence since the
More corporate interest is being encouraged in Western Australia’s Sculpture by the Bay competition, held over the March Long Weekend as part of the annual Dunsborough Arts Festival. Coordinator Vicky Small said ‘Sculpture by the Bay’ was now one of the most important calendar events for sculpture competition in WA, with high quality work from artists around the State. “This year’s competition promises
The annual Dunsborough Sculpture by the Bay has attracted record entries for 2020 from artists throughout Western Australia. The competition is held over the March Long Weekend as part of the popular Dunsborough Arts Festival, attracting crowds of more than 7000 people in 2019. Coordinator Vicky Small said more than 80 entries had been received for the main foreshore contest and the Small
WA artists have been quick off the mark to enter next year's Dunsborough's Sculpture by the Bay competition, held every March long weekend as part of the annual Dunsborough Arts Festival. Coordinator Vicky Small said entries opened early this month, attracting interest from artists who have entered past competitions, and from artists who plan to enter for the first time. Ms Small said