These outdoor sculptures were entered into the Brisbane Botanical Gardens as part of the annual Sculptors Queensland Brisbane Sculpture Festival.
3rd prize 2018 Queensland Royal National Show
Materials: 316 Stainless Steel and Cor10 steel
Depicts the freedom of a bird soaring high in the sky. This sculpture, moving freely in the wind, is an expression of our desire for total freedom to attain personal achievements.
Every achievement starts with the freedom to Dream!
Medium: 316 Stainless Steel
Artist Statement: Honey eating birds, with their ability to put their beaks into a flower and retrieve nectar while hovering above a flower is one of the inspirations for this sculpture; the other, is the distinctive form of the ‘Bird of Paradise’ flower.
Material: Stainless Steel, Epoxy Fibre glass marine ply and polystyrene floatation and powered by solar panels
Artist Statement: The solar powered water pump supplies water to the sculpture while four 4 separate solar cells on the base of the sculpture power a small 6volt motor to rotate the sculpture. When sufficient sun hits the solar cells the sculpture will rotate and water will eject from the wing tips creating the effect of the bird spreading its wings and taking off for flight.
Awards: 2016 Sculptors Queensland 2016 Brisbane Sculpture Festival Honorable Award.
Material: Laminated marine ply and epoxy finish
Dimensions: 330 x 100 x 100cm
Artist Statement: The solar powered revolving sculpture demonstrates the balance of the dancer as she pirouettes delicately on the surface and symbolizes how we must maintain balance in all our activities. If we do too much or to little, we will fall or cause someone else to fall.
Awards: 2015 Sculptors Queensland Shillam Award
Material: Foam Sandwich Fiberglass+PVC pipe
Artist Statement: The solar powered water pump supplies water to make the fountain rotate and produce the mesmerizing patterns as the flower rotates.
Awards: 2013 Sculptors Queensland Perides Fine Art Award.