Headland artists announced

17:00, Aug 26 2014
Pavillion structure
STUNNING: Gregor Kregar’s pavillion structure at the 2013 Sculpture on the Gulf exhibition.

Veteran sculptors will be joined by some new international faces in the 2015 Headland Sculpture on the Gulf exhibition.

The biennial event's lineup was announced on Monday.

Two kilometres of the Matiatia headland will be decorated with 31 works of art from January 23 to February 15.

ART: Nic Moon’s Breath at the 2013 event.

Suji Park, Scott Eady, Seung Yul Oh and Finnish duo Elin and Keino are some of the newcomers to the event, organisers say.

Established artists David McCracken, Jeff Thomson and Virginia King will make a return for the 2015 exhibition.

The headland Sculpture on the Gulf was established in 2003 by the Waiheke Community Art Gallery.


More than 120 entries were received for the event.

Hamilton Public Sculpture Trust's Kate Darrow, Chartwell Trust's Sue Gardiner and Rotorua Museum Art Curator Karl Chitham made up the independent panel which chose 31 entries for the exhibition.

The event is free to the public.

Go to sculptureonthegulf.co.nz or facebook.com/SculptureontheGulf for more information.


The 31 entrants for the 2015 Sculpture of the Gulf event are:

Tony Bond

Audrey Boyle

Stuart Bridson

Xin Cheng and Chris Berthelsen

Cushla Donaldson

Jane Downes

Anah Dunsheath

Scott Eady

Matt Ellwood

Veronica Herber

John Hurrell

Lonnie Hutchinson

Ioane Ioane

Robert Jahnke & Joshua Campbell

Nigel Jamieson & Imersia Ltd

Virginia King

Richard Maloy

David McCracken

Sharonagh Montrose & Helen Bowater

Angus Muir & Alexandra Heaney/Out of the Dark

Christian Nicolson

Shannon Novak

Sandra Nyberg & Heini Nieminen/Elin & Keino

Denis O'Connor

Suji Park

Tania Patterson

Paul Radford

Brydee Rood

Jeff Thomson

James Wright

Seung Yul Oh. 

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