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Winner of the Illumination Award – Ben Eyles “Why so Blue”

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Lake Light Sculpture is an inspiring outdoor sculpture exhibition and competition held along the stunning foreshore of Lake Jindabyne in the Snowy Mountains of New South Wales. The event has been held most Easters since 2002 and attracts up to 14,000 visitors. The event is open day and night and many visitors visit the event a number of times to view the sculptures in both daylight and by moonlight.

In 2017 the event will be held from the 14th to 17th April. The exhibition is open to all forms of sculpture. Professional, experienced and emerging artists, tradesmen, and community groups are able to exhibit in the event and the exhibition attracts a strong field of established, mid career, emerging and novice artists.

The exhibition will be judged by an expert panel with major awards offered in categories including Illumination, Environment, Youth and People’s Choice. A sculpture residency at the Australian National University will also be available. In 2016 the major prize was $7,500.

2017 Entry Categories

Major Award – Thredbo $10,000
Illumination Award – Red Energy $5,000
ANU School of Art Sculpture Workshop Residency Prize
Waste to Art Award – Snowy Monaro Regional Council $1,500
Environmental Awareness Award – Snowy Hydro $2,500
Snowy Monaro Environment Award – Rebel Penfold Russell $2,500
People’s Choice Illumination Award – Red Energy $550
People’s Choice Day Award – Banjo Paterson Inn $550
Encouragement Award – Jindabyne Central School $550
Youth Award – Snowy Mountains Grammar School $550
Schools Award – Perisher $550

Total prize pool of $24,250

Many artists have also been successful in selling work through Lake Light Sculpture with over $70,000 of work sold at the 2016 exhibition. It is not a requirement of entry that the work be available for sale.

For more information contact Ben Eyles 0410 583 769.

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