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(Stone) Sculpture Symposia / Festivals

* New: Call for entries: artworks for the outdoor Sculpture Park in Wuhu city, Eastern China. Prizes from 250,000 to 80,000 RMB (US-$36,000 to 1,150)
* New: Application open: Symp Intl Sculpture en direct sur Marbre, Béziers, France, until March 06, 2020 (see below)
* New: X Intl Festival of Wooden Sculpture „Lukomorye at Baikal“ (see below)
* Houston, Texas will see an Ice Festival on February 01, 2020
* Artistic Residencies of 4 to 8 weeks in Bojacá Cundinamarca, Colombia are organzied by the Fundación Para Las Artes (ACE). The monthly fee is US-$880 (€800) including accomodation and program, meals extra. Up to 6 artists, designers, curators, architects, historians and writers from all over the world are invited to develop projects in the facilities of the country headquarters in Bojacá municipality.
* Reports from the 25th Harbin Ice and Snow Festival held in China (January 10 to 13, 2020) 1, 2

more at the buttom of this page
 

 

2020

Te Kupenga Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium

[Stone]

New Zealand, New Plymouth, January 04 – 24, 2020,
public auction of the works on February 01, 2020

Intl Sculpture Symposium Nepal

[Stone]

Nepal, Galkot, February 17 – March 04, 2020,

1st Intl Sculpture Symposium

[Stone]

Israel, Ganey Tikva, March 01 – 19, 2020

Llano Earth Art Festival

[Stone stacking]

USA; Llano, TX, March 13- 16, 2020,

West Cork Stone Symposium 2020

[Workshop]

Ireland, Kilcrohane, County Cork, March 27 – 29, 2020,

12th Magic of Marble Festival

[Stone]

USA, Sylacauga, AL, March 31 – April 11, 2020

 

VII Intl Symposium Art and Tradition

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

Costa Rica, Santa Ana, April 16 – 26, 2020
Topic: Allegories and Trades/Crafts/Vocations of the Canton

X Intl Festival of Wooden Sculpture „Lukomorye at Baikal“

[wood]

Russia, Savvateevka, Irkutsk region, May 07 – 17, 2020,

European Stone Festival

[Stonemasons' Festival]

Germany, Freiburg, May 15 – 17, 2020, annual

 

28e Festival Internat. de Sculpture Camille Claudel

[Stone]

France, La Bresse, May 16 – 24, 2020

Skulptur in Bissee / Skulpturensommer

[Sculpture exhibition]

Germany, Bisse, May 16 – Oktober 31, 2020

7ème Symposium international de la sculpture

[Stone]

Canada, Saint Georges, Québec, May 24 – June 14, 2020

10. Kömürcüoğlu Intl Stone Sculpture Colony

[Stone]

Turkey, Kömürcüoğlu Sokak / Korucuk, June 02 – July 03, 2020, Turkish

25. Internationales Bildhauer Symposium

[Stone]

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

 

Indiana Limestone Symposium

[Workshop for amateurs]

USA, Bloomington, IN, June 07 – 27, 2020, annual

Krušné-mountain Wooden Sculpture Symposium

[Wood]

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

8ème Fête de la Pierre

[Stone Festival]

France, St Germain Nuelles, Beaujolais, June 27 and 28, 2020, biennial,

  Logo_Fete-de-la Pierre-Beaujolais

3ème Symp Intl Sculpture en direct sur Marbre

[Stone Festival]

France, Béziers, Dép. Hérault, June 27 – July 18, 2020
Application open until March 06, 2020

4th European Stone Stacking Championship

[Festival for balancing stones]

UK, Scotland, Dunbar, annual

European Stone Stacking Championship

8ème Symposium international de sculpture de Durbuy 2020

[Stone]

Belgium, Durbuy,

Święto Granitu Strzegomskiego 2020

[Stone]

Poland, Strzegom,

 

12. Bildhauersymposium

[Stone]

Germany, Hoyerswerda, annual

 

3rd Réalmont Stone Sculpture Symposium

[Stone]

France, Boissezon,

International Sculpture Symposium

[Stone]

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

 

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

[Stone]

Germany, Wunsiedel, July 08 – 15, 2020, annual
Application open until March 31, 2020, deutsch / English

 

Bienal del Chaco

[Stone]

Argentina, Chaco, July 11 – 18, 2020, biennial

 

Camp Pilgrim Firs

[Workshop for amateurs]

USA, Port Orchard, WA, July 11 – 19, 2020

 

20ème Festival de la Sculpture et du Marbe

[Stone]

France, Pyrénées, St. Béat, July 11 – August 01, 2020

8. Intl Kunstdünger e.V. Sculpture Symposium

[Various materials]

Germany, Valley/Hohendilching close to Munich, July 12 – 25, 2020

 

Simposio Internazionale di Scultura su Pietre FVG

[Stone form Friuli-Venezia Giulia]

Italy, Reana del Rojale (Vergnacco)

12ème Symposium de sculpture contemporaine

[Stone]

France, Julienne, September 2020

 

XXVIII. Symposium Intl de Sculpture sur Pierre

[Stone]

France, Menet, July 16 – 26, 2020

 

International Woodsculpture Symposium

[Wood]

Denmark, Ringkøbing, July 19 – 26, 2020,
Application open until February 20, 2020

Sculpture Saint John

[Symposium for professionals]

Canada, Saint John, NB, August 06 – September 19, 2020annual

 

Camp Suttle Lake

[Workshop for amateurs]

USA, Sisters, OR, August 09 – 16, 2020

 

York Minster Stone Carving Festival

[Festival]

UK, York, England,

27th Intl Sculpture Meeting in Sprimont 2020

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Sprimont,

Symposium „Kunst und Bier“

[Symposium for professionals]

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

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

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

17th Intl Alanya Stone Sculpture Symposium 2020

[Symposium for professionals]

Turkey, Alanya,

 

Sculto 2020

[Fair for Contemporary Stone Sculptures]

Spain, Logroño (La Rioja)

 
 

2021

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

 

7th Biennal Intl de Escultura en Piedra

[Symposium for professionals]

Bolivia, La Paz, biennial

XIII Intl Symposium on Alabaster Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

Spain, Albalate del Arzobispo, biennial

 

Sculpting courses

Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust

[Stone Carving and Sculpture Courses]

United Kingdom, Dorset, Portland

 

Fondazione Arkad

[Sculpting workshops, trainigs, symposiums, conferences, performances, 
cultural exchange]

Italy, 55047 Seravezza LU

 

Scuola di Scultura

[Sculpting courses in stone, metal, wood, drawing courses,
further training, seminars in art history]

Switzerland, CH-6695 Peccia, Vallemaggia – Ticino

 

Arco Arte

[Learn to sculpt / Sculpture studio since 1990]

Italy, 54033 Carrara MS

Mains d’Art 2021

[Symposium for professionals]

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

Sax Stonecarving

[Stonecarving workshop for all levels] 
2019: June 22 - 28, August 10 - 16

USA, New Mexico, Rinconada

 

 
* La Napoule Art Foundation offers residencies for international top-artists interested in cultural interchange, deadline: February 03, 2020
* Five scholarships in 2021 for professional 3-D artists by Fondazione Internazionale per la Scultura (English) (German) (Italian), deadline is March 31, 2020
* Wettbewerb „Flâneur d’Or“: 10.000 CHF für Schweizer Projekte, die „die Qualität … und Sicherheit des Gehens erhöhen“, bis 30. März 2020
* Concorso „Flâneur d’Or”: 10.000 CHF per idee capaci di favorire la mobilità pedonale
* Professional sculptors and painters from the EU may apply for the 2020 award of the Bernd and Gisela Rosenheim-Foundation (English, German) (until January 31, 2020)
* Call for students’ entries for the 14th Cosentino Design Challenge with 6 prizes of 1000 € each (deadline June 01, 2020)