(Stone) Sculpture Symposia / Festivals

New: Application open until October 01, 2020: 10 to 15 grants for artists from or living in the Arab world, and/or engaged with the Arab world
* For young emerging Tunesian artists: the Rambourg Foundation Prize for Contemporary Art (submissions postponed to July 15, 2020)
* “Challenge” competition by Spanish Rosalstones company: “build with stone today for a sustainable tomorrow”
* Until June 30, 2020: Submissions open for the Goldreed Industrial Design Award (GIDA)
* Submissions open for the 5th Lih Pao International Sculpture Biennial Awards
* Submissions open for the 1st Yellow River Culture International Sculpture Exhibition until June 10, 2020
* „Frauen in Staat und Gesellschaft“ ist das Thema des 2. Annegret Zawischa Kunstpreises der Frauen Union Ammerland
* Ideal für Steinfirmen in Kooperation mit Künstlern: Kunst am Bau an der Eisenbahnüberführung Ernst-Reuter-Allee, Magdeburg (Einreichungen bis 29. Juli 2020)

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2020

Skulptur in Bissee / Skulpturensommer

[Sculpture exhibition]

Germany, Bisse, May 16 – Oktober 31, 2020

25. Internationales Bildhauer Symposium

[Stone]

Switzerland, Sur-En, June 06 – 14, 2020

 

5ème Sculptures au Jardin

[exhibition, sculpteurs professionnels du Québec]

Canada, Mascouche, Québec, June 19 – October 04, 2020

Krušné-mountain Wooden Sculpture Symposium

[Wood]

Czech Republic, Klášterec nad Ohří, June 22 – 28, 2020
Topic: springs (wells)

3ème Symp Intl Sculpture en direct sur Marbre

[Stone Festival]

France, Béziers, Dép. Hérault, June 27 – July 18, 2020

9ème concours Intl Sculpture sur Paille et Foin

[Straw and hay]

France, Valloire, Dep. Savoie, June 30 – July 05, 2020

27th Intl Wooden Sculpture Symposium

[wood]

Turkey, Gölcük, Kocaeli, July 07 – 24, 2020

Święto Granitu Strzegomskiego 2020

[Stone]

Poland, Strzegom,

 

12. Bildhauersymposium

[Stone]

Germany, Hoyerswerda, annual

 

International Sculpture Symposium

[Stone]

Czech Republic, Horice, July 01 – 26, 2020, biennial

 

11th International Wooden Sculptors’ Symposium

[Wood]

Italy, Cadipietra/Valle Aurina – Steinhaus/Ahrntal, South Tyrol, July 05 – 11, 2020

20ème Festival de la Sculpture et du Marbe

[Stone]

France, Pyrénées, St. Béat, new: September 05 – 26, 2020

8. Intl Kunstdünger e.V. Sculpture Symposium

[Various materials]

Germany, Valley/Hohendilching close to Munich, July 12 – 26, 2020 (only 2 artists)

 

Intl Sculpture Symp Les Monumentales Mirecurtiennes

[wood, stone]

France, Mirecourt, Vosges, canceled

20th International Prokonessos Sculpture Symposium

[Marmara marble]

Turkey, Saraylar, Palaces pier, Marmara Island, August 05 – 31, 2020
Application open until June 19, 2020

Arctic Art Week

[17th Wood Sculpture Symposium]

Finland, Saariselkä, new date open

1. Simposio Internacional de Escultura Monumental

[stone]

Colombia, Zipaquira, August 2020

Simposio Internazionale di Scultura su Pietre FVG

[Stone form Friuli-Venezia Giulia]

Italy, Reana del Rojale (Vergnacco), September 04 – 20, 2020

VI Artifex ’20

[Simp. Int. de Escultura en Piedra Caliza de Gilena]

Spain, Gilena, cancelled

27. Internat. Bildhauersymposium „Kunst in Stein /
Art in Stone”

[Stone]

Germany, Wunsiedel, September 17 – 22, 2020, annual

 

International Woodsculpture Symposium

[Wood]

Denmark, Ringkøbing, cancelled

York Minster Stone Carving Festival

[Festival]

UK, York, England,

27th Intl Sculpture Meeting in Sprimont 2020

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Sprimont, August 14 – 30, 2020

Symposium „Kunst und Bier“

[Symposium for professionals]

Germany, Andechs, August 18 – 25, 2020, annual

8th Izmir Sculpture Workshop 2020

[Symposium for professionals]

Turkey, Izmir, Second Part: Stone and Metal, September 01 – October 01, 2020
(First Part: Bonze, May 20 – July 12, 2020), annual

III Monumental Sculpture Symposium

[Stone: black Calatorao marble]

Spain, Calatorao, October, 2020

Green e-Tower Impromptu Intl Stone Sculpture

[Stone Sculptors' Symposium]

Taiwan, Hualien, November 23 – December 07, 2020

Kyiv International Sculpture Symposium 2020

[Symposium for professionals]

Ukraine, Kiew,

Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2020

[Symposium for professionals]

Australia, Sydney,

BenQ International Sculpture Workshop 2020

[Festival]

Taiwan (R.O.C.), Beipu Township, Hsinchu County,

 

10th Tehran Intl Sculpture Symposium 2020

[Symposium for professionals]

Iran, Tehran,

Tehran Sculpture Symposium

17th Intl Alanya Stone Sculpture Symposium 2020

[Symposium for professionals]

Turkey, Alanya,

 

Sculto 2020

[Fair for Contemporary Stone Sculptures]

Spain, Logroño (La Rioja)

 
 

2021

Te Kupenga Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium

[Stone]

New Zealand, New Plymouth,

Intl Sculpture Symposium Nepal

[Stone]

Nepal, Galkot,

3rd Réalmont Stone Sculpture Symposium

[Stone]

France, Boissezon,

7ème Symposium international de la sculpture

[Stone]

Canada, Saint Georges, Québec

10. Kömürcüoğlu Intl Stone Sculpture Colony

[Stone]

Turkey, Kömürcüoğlu Sokak / Korucuk

XXVIII. Symposium Intl de Sculpture sur Pierre

[Stone]

France, Menet, July 2021

 

2nd Shiraz Intl Sculpture Symposium

[various materials]

Iran, Shiraz

Sculpture Saint John

[Symposium for professionals]

Canada, Saint John, NB, August 2021, annual

 

Rencontres Internationales de Sculpture Monumentale

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Soignies, August 2021, triennial

Biennale de la Pierre

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Marc La Tour (Correze), biennial

19th Intl Symposium of Monumental Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Oudon, biennial

 

Mains d’Art 2021

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes (72), biennial

7th Biennal Intl de Escultura en Piedra

[Symposium for professionals]

Bolivia, La Paz, biennial

12ème Symposium de sculpture contemporaine

[Stone]

France, Julienne, September 2021

 

XIII Intl Symposium on Alabaster Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

Spain, Albalate del Arzobispo, biennial

WAISS 2021

[Western Australia Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium]

Australia, Attadale, 2021

2nd Intl Sculpture Symposium

[Stone]

Israel, Ganey Tikva

Llano Earth Art Festival

[Stone stacking]

USA; Llano, TX

West Cork Stone Symposium 2020

[Workshop]

Ireland, Kilcrohane, County Cork

12th Magic of Marble Festival

[Stone]

USA, Sylacauga, AL

VII Intl Symposium Art and Tradition

[Works with non-figurative, kinetic and conceptual character]

Costa Rica, Santa Ana
Theme: Allegories and Trades/Crafts/Vocations of the Canton

X Intl Festival of Wooden Sculpture „Lukomorye at Baikal“

[wood]

Russia, Savvateevka, Irkutsk region

European Stone Festival

[Stonemasons' Festival]

Austria, Salzburg, annual

28e Festival Internat. de Sculpture Camille Claudel

[Stone]

France, La Bresse

8ème Fête de la Pierre

[Stone Festival]

France, St Germain Nuelles, Beaujolais, biennial,

  Logo_Fete-de-la Pierre-Beaujolais

4th European Stone Stacking Championship

[Festival for balancing stones]

UK, Scotland, Dunbar, annual

European Stone Stacking Championship

Mains d’Art 2021

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes (72), biennial

 

2022

Bienal del Chaco

[Stone]

Argentina, Chaco, July 16 – 23, 2022, biennial

 

8ème Symposium international de sculpture de Durbuy 2022

[Stone]

Belgium, Durbuy,

 
* Für sächsische Kulturschaffende: Förderpreis „KunstZeitAlter“ 2020 prämiert Konzepte zur Stärkung des gesellschaftlichen Zusammenhalts (Einreichungen bis 31. Mai)
* Application open until June 19, 2020 for the Stone Sculpture Symposium on Marmara Island (see below)
* Ausschreibung für 3 Stipendien für künstlerische Projekte im ländlichen Raum in Thüringen im September und Oktober 2020 (Einreichungen bis 01. Juni 2020)
* Re-use Italy searches ideas how to turn the Roman water reservoir Piscina Mirabilis dug out of a hill of tuff into a contemporary art museum (English, deutsch), deadline: June 19, 2020
* Ausschreibung: beim „DA! Art-Award“ sollen sich Künstler in Deutschland kritisch mit Religionen und mit trügerischen Überzeugungen auseinandersetzen (Deadline: 20. Juni 2020)
* Open Call: Ostrale-Biennale „O21“ from July 01 to October 03, 2021 in Dresden (deadline June 28, 2020; English, deutsch)
* For Australian Residents: application open for the Lester Prize for portraits until July 10 (Adult) or July 24 (Youth) respectively
* International open art competition „Wales Contemporary” – „Cymru GyFoes” (entries until September 01, 2020)
* Female artists from all over the world may apply for residencies of 2 until 10 months on the idyllic Berlin peninsula of Schwanenwerder (English, deutsch), until November 20, 2020.