Tahuna Beach Holiday Park in partnership with Arts Council Nelson is delighted to announce the following artists will be exhibiting works in the inaugural Tahuna Beach Sculpture Walk Competition:
Maggy (who lives in the Tasman region) has three works selected:
(i) ‘The Cycle Trail’ – a 3m high work in aluminium and cycle wheels – $5,000
(ii) ‘Wine Country Style’ – 2m high work comprising of wire and wine bottle tops – $3,500
(iii) ‘Reflections’ – 1.5 m high by 5m long work in waving reflective aluminium sheeting – $3,750
Chrissy (who lives in the Tasman region) will be exhibiting ‘Embrace’ – a circular iron and steel work 110cm wide.
‘Embrace’ is available for sale – $3,000
David (who lives in the Tasman region) will be exhibiting ‘Root Ball’ – 3m high work comprising of an inverted Douglas fir root ball with a hemisphere of wooden sticks.
‘Root Ball’ is available for sale – $7,600
Jane & Mario Downes
Jane and Mario (from Canterbury) will be exhibiting ‘Stop the clock’ – a series 5 galvanised and mild steel dandelions approximately 3.5m high.
‘Stop the Clock’ is available for sale – $5,000
Donna (from Nelson) has two works showing:
(i) ‘Droplets’ – 3 piece hanging plywood and found object sculpture; each approx. 1m high (To be hung from a tree)
(ii) ‘Tree of Pablo’ – Cubist style work in plywood and recycled objects to be installed wrapping a tree trunk.
‘Droplets’ is available for sale – $1,800
‘Tree of Pablo’ is available for sale – $1,800
Deborah Walsh & Jim MacKay
Deborah and Jim (from Nelson) will be exhibiting ‘Full Boar’ – wild pig standing approximately 110cm high and 1.25m long, using nikau palm fronds, lancewood, bone and horn.
‘Full Boar’ is available for sale – $1,800
Erhard (Tasman) will be exhibiting ‘Sliced Peacock III’ – approximately 1m sq, comprising of steel, aluminium, acrylic, photographs and frosted safety glass.
‘Sliced Peacock III’ is available for sale – $2,400
Larisse (Nelson) will be exhibiting ‘An Introduction’ – 6 pieces (3 pairs) of anthropomorphic forms up to 2m high. Powder coated aluminium, LED lighting and marine grade fabric. Work formally in daylight, but come into their own in darkness…
‘An Introduction’ is available for sale – $27,000
Vicki Smith & Cid Shearman
Vicki and Cid (Nelson) will be exhibiting ‘Flock’ – a series of five or six woven PVC panels on driftwood frames 2m high stretching over a 10m length depicting a flock of Torea/Oyster Catchers taking flight.
‘Flock’ is available for sale – $195 per panel
Dan (Nelson) will be exhibiting ‘The Anti-Amphitheatre’ – an installation work approx 15m across by 3m high. Forming a semi-circular ‘curtain’ of VHS tape hanging from trees to the ground and incorporating figurative sculptures.
‘The Anti-Amphitheatre’ is not for sale
John Paul Pochin on behalf of Light Nelson Collective
JP (Nelson) will be exhibiting ‘Symbiosis’ – a collaborative work by him and some other ‘Light Nelson’ artists, we will see a field of 15 – 20 mushrooms approximtely 50cm high made of fibre glass, resin and electrical components. Translucent to allow sunlight to penetrate during the day, but at night take on a magical quality through internal colour changing LEDs.
‘Symbiosis’ is not for sale