2024 entry form and information 

The Urunga Small Sculpture Prize is an award for original, freestanding or wall mounted sculpture of up to 50cm in any dimension.
The Urunga Small Sculpture Prize is hosted by the Urunga Art Space.

2024 prizes: 

First Prize: $6000 

Second Prize: $2000

Highly Commended 2@ $500 

People’s Choice: $1000 


1. For the purpose of the Urunga Small Sculpture Prize, sculpture is defined as a freestanding, non-site specific, three-dimensional object or a wall-mounted object. Wall mounted work will, at a minimum, be required to demonstrate low relief, and be fitted with a suitable hanging system.

2. Entries must not exceed 50cm in any dimension, and must have a stable base. The overall weight must not exceed 20kg and must allow for ease of mobility.

3. All entries must be the original work of the submitting artist and must have been designed or completed within one year prior to August 2024.

4. There is no limit to the number of entries an artist can submit. A separate application form and entry fee must accompany each entry. Only one work per artist may be shown in the exhibition.

5. A non-refundable entry fee of $50 must accompany each entered work. Entry fees contribute towards the cost of staging the Prize.

6. Sculptures may be offered for sale. Sales commission of 30% will apply to all works sold.

Entry Form

To download the entry form and fill in manually

Key dates 

Entries open: 16th March 2024
Entries close: 6pm, 11th August 2024
Announcement of finalists: 25th August 2024
Delivery of selected work: 7th September 2024
Opening and announcement of First and Second Prizes: 14th September 2024
Exhibition dates: 14th September – 13th October 2024
Pick up of unsold work: 13th October 2024

Selection process 

There will be two rounds of judging. The first round will be a pre-selection process by a qualified panel of four judges.

It is anticipated that approximately 40 sculptures will be selected for the exhibition by the pre-selection process.

Two further judges will decide the winners of the 2024 Urunga Small Sculpture Prize from the works selected for exhibition.

The 2024 Urunga Small Sculpture Prize winners will be announced at the opening of the exhibition on September 14th.  

The People’s Choice Award will be announced following the conclusion of the exhibition.

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