Open for Entries

12th Annual Exhibition
Friday 9th to Sunday 18th March 2018


Emerging and well established sculpture practitioners welcome


  • Approximately 100 sculptures from across Australia exhibited.
  • Outdoor works exhibited on magnificent Dickinson Point and Dickinson Park foreshore. Indoor works in Bermagui Community Centre Hall.
  • Expected attendance of over 10,000 visitors across both venues.
  • Record overall sales and single sales price reached in 2017.

Deadline for expressions of interest is Wednesday 15 November 2017.
Limited spaces available.


  • Conversations with artists in a forum setting
  • Hosted public tours by torchlight of outdoor exhibition works
  • Music and fire spectacles all on the headland overlooking the ocean
  • Much more

Watch this space for the 2018 exhibition prizes and awards.


  • Bega Valley Shire Council Prize (Acquisitive) – $10,000
  • Cox Family Prize (Acquisitive) – $5,000
  • Dorothy Heasty & Pauline Balos Prize for ‘A Fully Resolved Sculpture’ – $2,000
  • ANU Residency Prize – $1,500 (estimated value)
  • Bega Cheese People’s Choice Prize for a Large Sculpture – $1,000
  • The Janet Shirley Walker Environmental Award – $1,000
  • South Coast Holiday Parks Bermagui Encouragement Award – $500
  • Bendigo Bank Pambula Children’s Choice Prize – $500
  • Dan Anderson Yuin Youth Artists Prize – $500

How to Apply

Complete the Expression of Interest form

Simply complete the EOI and follow the instructions for your submission. Hurry – time’s running out.

You can also download the Open for Entries information on this page and view the Outdoor sculpture site selection map.