2021 Castaways Sculpture Awards – Event information
Castaways Sculpture Awards is the city of Rockingham’s iconic art event, promoting artistic innovation. Each year, Castaways presents sculptural works developed with materials mainly reused by emerging and professional artists from Western Australia.
In 2021, the Castaways Sculpture Awards will again include three exhibitions with a prize pool of $ 26,500 (unearned): the main exhibition and the schools competition presented at the Rockingham Foreshore and the Maquette and Small Sculpture exhibition at the Rockingham Arts Center.
The three exhibitions will run simultaneously from Saturday 23 October to Sunday 31 October. Catalogs are available (free of charge) at the information tent in Rockingham Foreshore, open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more details, including artist talk times, visit the city’s website
Castaways Sculpture Awards is presented by the City of Rockingham with our thanks to:
- Curator: Lyn DiCiero
- Guest artist: Tania Spencer
- Judges: Professor Clive Barstow and Stuart Green
- School Judges: Leanne Bray and Rob Gear
- Our Land by Liliana Stafford. Made from wisteria and jasmine vines, roots, fibers, willow, copper, aluminum, mud and water (hero image)
- Something… Borrowed, Blue, Old, Renewed by Evan Lawson. Aluminum, blue tarpaulin, dried leaves
- Do I look good in there? By Denise Pepper. Made from wood mirror frame, aluminum substructure, colored stainless steel mirror finish, steel brackets, resin flower
- Rag doll by Jill Smith. Made from found fabric, painted canvas, resin, hydrostone, fiberglass
- Yatim by Lesley Barrett and David Johansen. Made from recycled steel and bronze
- Sea Anemone or See an Enemy by Sheryl Chant. Made from recycled raku baked pulp, ghost net / drift rope, recycled mirror, adhesive
- Unifying Shroud by Janice O’Meara. Made from recycled yarn, wood, waste