Our 2024 Sculptures Out Back Exhibition was a resounding success.  A big thank you to all involved and a massive congratulations to all of our prize winners.  See below all of our talented winners!

You can read all about the stories behind all our winning sculptures and 2024 entries HERE

Photo Credit : Tim Bateup
 
Overall Winner

The Australia Pacific LNG operated by Origin Energy Acquisitive Open Prize was awarded to Mitchell based sculptor, Kyle Mansfield with his entry “King Ranch”

Congratulations Kyle!!
 
King Ranch sculpture by Kyle Mansfield  King Ranch sculpture by Kyle Mansfield
 
Roma Saleyards Acquisitive Award
Roma Saleyards Acquisitive Prize was won by Sculptor Dion Cross for his “It’s in the Jeans” concept.
 
It's in the Jeans concept by Dion Cross
 
Maranoa Regional Council Acquisitive Local Award

Kyle also enjoyed further success with the top prize for the Maranoa Regional Council Acquisitive Local Prize with his entry of “Old Man Emu”.
 
Old Man Emu sculpture by Kyle Mansfield
 
 
Emerging Artist Award
 
The Hall Chadwick Emerging Artist Prize was awarded to Cameron Wilson who travelled all the way from Castlemaine in Victoria, for his sculpture “Percy the Pelican”
 

Percy the Pelican sculpture by Cameron Wilson

People’s Choice Award

This year’s Roma On Bungil Gallery People’s Choice Prize was awarded to “The Outback Fruit Truck” by Guy (Slim) Humphries from the Gold Coast in collaboration with local identity Grace Gray.

The Outback Fruit Truck sculpture by Guy (Slim) Humphries and Grace Gray

Garden Seat Award

The Roma Wire and Steel Acquisitive Garden Seat Prize was awarded to locals Danny and Donna Sutton for their “Take a Seat with Hookie” garden seat. It is a seat made to remember a well known local Roma character, mechanic Ronald Arthur Hook “Hookie”.

Bymount graziers and artists Donna and Danny Sutton were also awarded the winning entry in the 2023 Garden Seat Competition for their scrap metal seat, ‘In Another Life’. 

 

The Sculptures Out Back Committee wishes to thank all involved for another fantastic event.  We can’t wait for our 2025 competition!