Castaways Sculpture Awards

Castaways Sculpture Awards is an annual arts event, held on the foreshore in the city of Rockingham, WA. It follows the theme of recycling and environmental awareness with a creative re-use of materials and innovative arts  The City of Rockingham won the Heritage & Culture Award at the 2011 National Australian Clean Beach Awards, recognising the significant role Castaways played in achieving this prestigious Award. Through the Awards the City successfully raises awareness within the broader community of the benefits of recycling in an innovative format and reinforces responsibility to the global environment.

Every May, nearly 50 stunning sculptures grace the beautiful Rockingham foreshore, creating opportunities for young and emerging artists to showcase their artworks alongside established professional Western Australian Artists, under the professional curatorship of Lyn DiCiero, arts writer, art judge and editor/owner of art journal the Artist’s Chronicle.

http://www.rockingham.wa.gov.au/Leisure-and-recreation/Art-and-craft/Castaways.aspx

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