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2016 Sulphur Lake Sculpture Symposium


Wed 23 Nov 2016, 8:30am–4:30pm
Thu 24 Nov 2016, 8:30am–4:30pm
Fri 25 Nov 2016, 8:30am–4:30pm
Sat 26 Nov 2016, 8:30am–4:30pm
Sun 27 Nov 2016, 8:30am–4:30pm

Where: The Arts Village, 1240 Hinemaru Street, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free


The 2016 Sulphur Lake Sculpture Symposium will be held at the Rotorua Arts Village Green alongside the Sulphur Lake Sculpture Trail in the Southern Government Gardens, Rotorua.

This is a tranquil and picturesque lake setting commonly used by walkers, runners, family groups, locals, domestic and overseas tourists. The public is invited to come along and watch the group of carvers work to create forms which reflect the theme of ‘The Energy Within' - in reference to Rotorua’s unique geothermal and cultural environment.

This is a rare opportunity to see New Zealand's top local and national sculptors at work.

The Artists are and choice of medium are:
- Joe Kemp, Rotorua - Macrocarpa
- Peter Edwards, Rotorua - Andesite
- Shannon Wafer, Rotorua - Oamaru
- Trevor Nathan, Rotorua - Andesite and Steel
- Jamie Pickernell, Rotorua - Andesite, Macrocarpa & Steel
- Natanahira Te Pona, Rotorua - Macrocarpa
Rakei Kingi, Rotorua - Macrocarpa
- Jocelyn Pratt, Thames - Andesite
- Nigel Scanlon, Waiheke Is - Oamaru & Andesite
- Phil Bonham, Auckland - Andesite & Mac
- Rory McDougall, Westport - Oamaru
- Peter Harawira, Ohiwa - Oamaru
- Rex O'Brien, Mt Maunganui - Andesite
- Peter Akurangi, Rotorua - Oamaru
- Anna Korver, Taranaki - Andesite
- Claire Sadler, Taranaki - Andesite
- Oriah Raple, Taranaki- Andesite

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