Sculpture on the Edge

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We are proud to announce this years event includes 33 sculptures displayed around the lush tropical grounds of Spicers Tamarind Retreat, the following artists participating this year are;

Rene Bahloo, Sophy Blake, Wendy Britton, Mary Bulloch, Noel Carroll, Mela Cooke, Tina Cooper, Richard Eggleston, Leisa Gunton, Cathy Lawley, Kaye Leach, Miles Allen, Sonya Moran, Jane Nicol, Cameron Rushton, Elli Schlunke, Peter Steller, Yanni VanZiel, Carol Weir.

The exhibition is open to the public with free entry.

9 am to 5 pm daily

October 7th – 23rd at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, Obi Lane South , Maleny.

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Spicers Sculpture Awards

First Prize: $5000

Sponsored by: Jude Turner, Spicers Group

“Love Birds’ by Miles Allen

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Spicers Sculpture Awards

Second Prize: $2500
Sponsored by: Bassett Barks

‘The Point is’ by Yanni van Zijl


Spicers Sculpture Awards

Third Prize: $1000
Sponsored by: Montville Commerce/ Illume Creations

‘Elvis’ by Noel Carroll


Highly Commended:

Copperhead; Rod Hammond
Two in a Groove; Sonya Moran
The Secret; Mela Cooke
The Food Chain; Sophy Blake
Future Imperative 1; Jane Nicol
Future Imperative 2; Jane Nicol
Remembering; Tina Cooper
Wedgies Mobile Home; Richard Eggleston

Winners photography by Yanni van Zijl

To register your  interest to submit for the 2017 exhibition or 2016 inquiries, please email Marie Shannon  at

The event has been located at Spicers Tamarind Retreat, Maleny since 2011.

2015 Winners

Sculpture on the Edge Award | Corrie Wright ‘Wherever you go there you are’

Second Prize | Hew Chee Fong, Peachester ‘Climbing a dragon’s spine’

Judges Prize | Elli Schlunke, Kenilworth, ‘Mammothus’

Peoples Choice | Elli Schlunke, Kenilworth, ‘Mammothus’


The 2014 Spicers Sculpture Award was shared by 2 pieces:

Kaya Sulc, ‘The Dancers’ and Greg Windsor, Mapleton, ‘Lighf Boat’

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