(Stone) Sculpture Symposia / Festivals

* New: Budget of £200,000: call for ideas for a free-standing artwork in Wokingham, England (deadline: August 31, 2021)
* SHAPL design contest to create products that work better (submission of ideas open until August 07, 2021)
* International Sculpture Symposium in Kaniv, Ukraine: application extended until July 25, 2021 (see below)
* Sculptors from around the world may enter work models or photos of models respectively for the 29th Biennale in the city of Ube, Japan 2022 (until August 16, 2021)
* Application open (until September 02, 2021) for the 8ème Symposium international de la sculpture, Saint Georges, Québec, Canada (see below)
* Sculptors and other artists may apply for residence scholarships of Künstlerhaus Lukas in Ahrenshoop, Northern Germany (€10 entrance fee). Applicants must reside in Germany, in the countries around the Baltic Sea as well as in Norway, Iceland and the UK. Deadline is July 31, 2021
* Das Künstlerhaus Lukas in Ahrenshoop vergibt Aufenthaltsstipendien für die Jahre 2022 und 2023 (10 € Gebühr). Offen für Bewerber mit Wohnsitz in Deutschland oder in den Ländern rund um die Ostsee beziehungsweise in Norwegen, Island und im Vereinigten Königreich. Deadline: 31. Juli 2021
* Call for entries (until August 31, 2021): exhibition and award for artworks dealing with the impact of technologies on today’s art
* Nofa Sculpture Installation Competition: Call for artists (until November 30, 2021) from GCC countries, Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Yemen, and from Africa to enter with ideas for sculptures or installations to be placed in Saudi Arabian resorts
* Application open (until September 30, 2021) for the international Luxembourg Art Prize

See also: News in our Calls for artists (English, deutsch)

 

 

2021

21st Intl Prokonessos Sculpture Symposium 2021

[Marmara marble]

Turkey, Saraylar, Palaces pier, Marmara Island, July 01 – 30, 2021

54. bildhauer/innen symposion [kunstwerk] krastal 2021

[Stein]

Österreich, Kras (not far from Villach) July 01 – 31, 2021

1st Intl Ayvalik Sculpture Symposium 2021

[Marmara marble]

Turkey, Marmara Island, Saraylar region, July 01 – August 01, 2021

2. Bildhauer Symposium

[Holz]

Deutschland, Krumbach, July 08 – August 01, 2021

21. Festival de la Sculpture et du Marbe

[Stone]

France, Pyrénées, St. Béat, July 10 – August 28, 2021

3ème Festival Mains d’art 2021

[Symposium for professionals, stone, steel]

France, Saint-Michel-de-Chavaignes (72), July 12 – 25, 2021, biennial

XXIX. Symposium Intl de Sculpture sur Pierre 2021

[Stone]

France, Menet, July 13 – 23, 2021

 

International Sculpture Symposium 2021

[Stone]

Czech Republic, Horice, July 21 – 25, 2021, biennial

 

10th International Woodsculpture Symposium

[Wood]

Denmark, Ringkøbing, July 25 – August 01, 2021

18th Intl Symposium of Monumental Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Oudon, August 01 – 12, 2021, biennial

5ème Sculptures au Jardin

[Ateliers d’initiation à la sculpture]

Canada, Mascouche, Québec, August, 14 – 15, 2021

27th Intl Sculpture Meeting in Sprimont 2021

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Sprimont, August 25 – 29, 2021

10. International art competition „bewegter wind“ 2021

[theme: change]

Germany, Hofgeismar/Liebenau, August 15 – 29, 2021

Symposium „Kunst und Bier“ 2021

[Symposium for professionals]

Germany, Andechs, August 17 – 24, 2021, annual

12. Int. Obernkirchener Bilhauer Symposium 2021

[Stone]

Germany, Obernkirchen, August 29 – September 21, 2021

Sculpture Saint John

[Symposium for professionals]

Canada, Saint John, NB, August 2021, annual

 

WAISS 2021

[Western Australia Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium]

Australia, Attadale, 2021

III Sculpture International Symposium 2021

[Stone, Steel/Iron]

Spain, Soria, September 01 – 15, 2021

Kaniv Intl Sculpture Symposium 2021

[Granite]

Ukraine, Cherkasy Oblast, Kaniv, September 2021
Application extended until July 25, 2021

Simposio Internazionale di Scultura su Pietre FVG 2021

[Stone form Friuli-Venezia Giulia]

Italy, Reana del Rojale (Vergnacco), September 03 – 19, 2021

9. Intl Kunstdünger e.V. Sculpture Symposium 2021

[Various materials]

Germany, Valley/Hohendilching close to Munich, September 05 – 18, 2021 (only 2 artists)

 

12ème Symposium de sculpture contemporaine

[Stone]

France, Julienne, September 06 – 19, 2021

 

Hallowell Granite Symposium 2021

[Granite]

USA, Hallowell, ME, September 12 – 20, 2021

1. Simposio Bienal de Escultura

[Stone]

Spain, Lora del Río, Sevilla province, September 13 – 26, 2021

17th Symposium of Sculpture “Antonio Berti Award”

[stone]

Italy, San Piero a Sieve (FI), September 14 – 25, 2021

XIII Intl Symposium on Alabaster Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

Spain, Albalate del Arzobispo, biennial

Rencontres Internationales de Sculpture Monumentale

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Soignies, triennial

2nd International Neopolis Sculpture Symposium 2021

[Symposium for professionals, marble]

Turkey, Kuşadası, October 01 – 30, 2021
Application open until July 16, 2021

Sculto 2021

[Fair for Contemporary Stone Sculptures]

Spain, Logroño (La Rioja), October 07 – 21, 2021

 

24th Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2021

[Symposium for professionals]

Australia, Sydney, Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, October 21 – November 07, 2021

Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium 2021

[Stone]

Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, November 10 – December 02, 2021

27th Intl Wooden Sculpture Symposium

[wood]

Turkey, Gölcük, Kocaeli,

12. Bildhauersymposium

[Stone]

Germany, Hoyerswerda, annual

 

Intl Sculpture Symp Les Monumentales Mirecurtiennes

[wood, stone]

France, Mirecourt, Vosges,

Arctic Art Week

[17th Wood Sculpture Symposium]

Finland, Saariselkä

1. Simposio Internacional de Escultura Monumental

[stone]

Colombia, Zipaquira,

4th European Stone Stacking Championship

[Festival for balancing stones]

UK, Scotland, Dunbar, annual

European Stone Stacking Championship

VI Artifex

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

Spain, Gilena,

3ème Symp Intl Sculpture en direct sur Marbre 2021

[Stone Festival]

France, Béziers, Dép. Hérault, annual

York Minster Stone Carving Festival

[Festival]

UK, York, England,

 

2022

Te Kupenga Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium

[Stone]

New Zealand, New Plymouth, January 01 – 21, 2022

Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2022

[Symposium for professionals]

Australia, Western Australia, Cottesloe, March 04 – 21, 2022

8ème Symposium international de sculpture de Durbuy 2022

[Stone]

Belgium, Durbuy, May 05 – 22, 2022

35e Rencontres de la Pierre 2022

[Festival]

France, Junas, Gard

13th International Wooden Sculptors’ Symposium

[Wood; Theme: Mannequins (Models)]

Italy, Cadipietra/Valle Aurina – Steinhaus/Ahrntal, South Tyrol, annual

Intl Wood Carver Symposium 2022

[Wood]

Switzerland, Brienz

29. Int Sculpture Symposium „Kunst in Stein / Art in Stone”

[Stone]

Germany, Wunsiedel , annual

2ème symposium de sculptures monumentales

[stone, metal]

France, Bretagne, St Senoux,

28th International Sculptor’s Symposium

[Wood, Stone]

Switzerland, Sur En

Intl Sculpture Symposium Nepal

[Stone]

Nepal, Galkot,

European Stone Festival 2022

[Stonemasons' Festival]

Halifax, United Kingdom annual

Krušné-mountain Wooden Sculpture Symposium

[Wood]

Czech Republic, Klášterec nad Ohří,

X Intl Festival of Wooden Sculpture „Lukomorye at Baikal“

[wood]

Russia, Savvateevka, Irkutsk region

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

10ème concours Intl Sculpture sur Paille et Foin

[Straw and hay]

France, Valloire, Dep. Savoie, June 29 – July 04, 2021

Bienal del Chaco

[Stone]

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