Holding Ground x Montalto

Christabel Wigley
Rorschach III 2021
Charred cedar on steel
350 x 300 x 50 cm
$21,000

In Rorschach III, Wigley references the Rorschach test, a widely known psychological tool developed early last century, where a subject’s interpretation of mirrored inkblots may be analysed to develop insights into a subject’s character and emotional functioning. By inviting the viewer to perceive the world through her Rorschach windows, the artist subtly subverts the ‘test’ to offer perceptual insights into the self in connection with the living world all around.

In order to further support this incredible cause, we invite you to take a photo of Christabel’s sculpture and share it across your social media platforms ensuring you tag:

@silverleaf_artbox
@savearthursseat
@montaltovineyard

And use the hashtags:

#savearthursseat #noquarry

For each photograph you post, you go into the draw to win a $150 voucher to enjoy Montalto’s new Twilight session on a date of your choice plus a bottle of Montalto Cuvée One Sparkling. Entries close at 5 pm on Friday 14th May. The winner will be notified on Monday 17th May. The judge’s decision is final.

ONLINE EXHIBITION




MONTALTO SCULPTURE PRIZE 2021


The Montalto Sculpture Prize is among the most valuable private sculpture prizes in Australia – and founders John and Wendy Mitchell have, once again, confirmed a prize value of $40,000 for 2021. The winning piece becomes part of the stunning Sculpture Trail at Montalto in Red Hill, on the Mornington Peninsula.

“We are very pleased to announce that Montalto is committed to the 2021 Montalto Sculpture Prize - our 19th annual Exhibition.

Due to the extraordinary circumstances over the last year, we have changed the timing for this year’s event:

1st July 2021 Entries open for Montalto Sculpture Prize 2021

31st August 2021 Entries close

10th September Finalist notified

20th November 2021 Montalto Sculpture Prize – Exhibition of Finalists opens with this year’s finalists in situ. The winner of the $40,000 Prize is announced.

The finalists will be on display (alongside our permanent collection) until 1st May 2022.

We are so excited to continue this opportunity for artists at Montalto. Now more than ever the arts are so important to our community. We believe that this new timing – with the exhibition running through the busy summer holiday season – will mean even more people will be able to enjoy the entries.” ~ Neil Williams, Montalto Creative Director.

2021 Judges:

Guest Judge - To be announced
John Mitchell, Owner Montalto
Phillip Doggett-Williams, Artist
Kelly Gellatly, Founding Director at Agency Untitled.
Peter Williams, Director Williams Boag

 

MONTALTO SCULPTURE PRIZE 2021


 


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