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headland Sculpture on the Gulf 2015

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headland Sculpture on the Gulf
6 Jun 2014
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Management & Admin, Visual Arts


Sculpture on the Gulf exhibition - 23 January 2015 to 15 February 2015

Since its inaugural exhibition in 2003, headland Sculpture on the Gulf has attracted many of New Zealand’s leading and emerging sculptors to showcase their work in a contemporary outdoor sculpture exhibition on Waiheke Island.

Forty-five thousand people walked the trail 2013 with the New York Times anointing it the 35th top thing to do in the world.

headland Sculpture on the Gulf is now seeking proposals for the 2015 exhibition.

Being selected for headland Sculpture on the Gulf provides artists with an opportunity to present their work alongside leading sculptors on a spectacular two-kilometre coastal walkway on the Matiatia Headland, Waiheke Island.

Each selected artist receives a grant of $2,000 towards the cost of completion of his or her work.

Artists are also in the running for a number of significant prizes including the headland Sculpture on the Gulf Premier Award of $30,000 and the Peoples’ Choice Award of $10,000. Each artist also receives two complimentary tickets to the Opening Gala on Thursday 22 January 2015.

Between 30 and 35 pieces will be chosen to be exhibited on the walkway. The 2015 selection panel comprises Kate Darrow (Hamilton Public Sculpture Trust), Sue Gardiner (Chartwell Trust) and Karl Chitham (Rotorua Museum Art Curator).

Key skills

Sculpture artist

How to apply

Visit for more information and to download an application form, or email

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