A fabulous crowd gathered for the launch of the 2019 Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition in the Tok H Centre on Thursday 2 May. On the night $16,500 worth of prizes were up for grabs, to be chosen from the 103 Australian-made sculptures placed on display throughout the streets and shops of Toorak Village. Eddie McGuire officially opened this leading art exhibition – let’s take a look at the night!
$16,500 worth of prizes were given away, with this year’s judge Graeme Wilkie. The winners are…
• Toorak Village Traders $10,000 – sculpture award winner: Taro Iiyama with “Vessel’ – No 61 in Alexanders Tabacco.
• Toorak Village Traders $2,500 – sculpture award winner: Oliver Ashworth-Martin with ‘Ausgmented Immortal – Eucalyptus’ – No 52 in Jasco Hair & Makeup in Toorak Place.
• Meridian Foundry $2,500 – Bronze Casting award winner: James Cattell with ‘Fisherman of Talaagzi’ – No 45 in Traffic.
• Judges Encouragement $1,500 award winner: Darren Gilbert with ‘Tear Envelope’ – No 55 in Corporate Health Management.
The Toorak Village Sculpture Exhibition is on till 9 June 2019. Stay updated here: www.facebook.com/toorakvillage
Images: Daniel Bailey