Small Sculpture Prize

Creative Mullumbimby


Small Sculpture Prize


$7000 in Prizes

In keeping with the annual presentation of the Ingenuity event,

this year Creative Mullum is hosting a prize for small sculpture

To be held at:

Mullumbimby Services Club

58 Dalley St Mullumbimby


Three prizes to be awarded

$3000 Prize for Best Sculpture (Non acquisitive)

$3000 RGOL Prize (Acquisitive)

$1000 Under 30yo Prize



Meet our Judges! @johndahlsen is an environmental artist and academic. 

John won the Wynne prize in 2000 and has exhibited nationally and internationally for over 30 years. He has contributed to the United Nations, received a Churchill Fellowship and and lectured at many Australian and international universities. John’s Doctorate thesis “Environmental Art: Activism, Aesthetics and Transformation” was published in 2017.


Meet our Judges! @ashleighbrookeralph is the Director of @lismoreregionalgallery 

Ashleigh is also Founder and Director of Innerspace Contemporary Art, focusing on work by early-career artists. Prior to this, she was Assistant Curator at UAP, and has worked at Griffith University Art Museum, Edwina Corlette Gallery, and the University of Queensland Art Museum. 


Meet our Judges! @chriswillcocks is a Director, founding member and teacher at the @byronschoolofart. 

Christine’s practice combines a range of printmaking, installation and photographic processes to explore notions of museology and the natural world and the conceptual spaces such environments evoke in the viewer. Her work is represented in major Australian collections including Artbank, The Print Council of Australia, State Library of Queensland and Southern Cross University. 



Successful applicants advised: October 10th

Deliver work: 12-4pm November 4th

Exhibition Official Opening: 6-8pm November 4th

Public Exhibition Hours:

5pm to 8pm November 4th

12noon – 8pm November 5th

12 noon to 5pm November 6th

Prize Winners announced: Evening 5 pm November 5th

Exhibition closed: 5pm November 6th

Works collected: 5-7pm November 6th

Conditions of Entry 2022


Due to limited exhibition space, ONE (1) entry per artist is permitted.

Entry must be the original work of the entrant and have been completed in the past 12 months. Please ensure that delivered work is the same as work submitted online.Work must not exceed 600mm x 600mm x 600mm in any direction.

Works can be of any material.

Work must be ready to safely display upon delivery. 

Works can be for sale, but not necessary. Creative Mullum will take a commission of 30% on any sale. 

The committee reserves the right to refuse any work it deems unsuitable, or due to the size of the art work, or due to safety constraints. 

The work entered must not have won a prize in a previous art competition.

As this is a curated exhibition, any selected works must be available for exhibition from 4th-6th November, 2022.


All entries are to be made online via our website.

It is free to enter. Limit to ONE (1) work per artist. 

The completed online entry and fee must be received no later than 5pm 30th September 2022. 


All works must be delivered to Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club, 58 Dalley Street Mullumbimby between 12pm-4pm on Friday 4th November 2022.

No further responsibility will be taken by the committee for works not collected by 7pm on 6th November– including purchased pieces.

It is the artist’s responsibility to arrange for collection, or shipping of any sold work.


Independent judges will conduct judging of artworks entered.
The judges’ decision will be, in all cases, absolutely final and no correspondence of any kind will be entered into.


Creative Mullum will take a 30% commission of the sale price.

Proceeds of any sale (less commission) will be paid to the artist within 21 days or as soon as possible after a card payment has been cleared.


The information collected for your entry will be used to contact you now, and in the future, unless you inform us in writing not to do so.

Creative Mullum reserves the right to use images of art work entered for future promotional purposes.