(Stone) Sculpture Symposia / Festivals

* New: Call for 11 international artists for the 2nd Northern Aegean Gömeç Sculpture Symposium to be held from May 09 – June 10, 2022 in the Marmara region, Turkey
* New: Application open (until March 31, 2022) for the 27th International Sculptors‘ Symposium “Art in Stone“ in Wunsiedel, Germany, in July, 2022 (German, English)
* Kunst am Bau: Für das neue Polizeipräsidium Rheinpfalz in Ludwigshafen wird eine künstlerische Ausgestaltung im Innenraum ausgelobt. Der Auslober wünscht sich eine oder mehrere Installationen, die der prägenden Mitte des Gebäudes und der stringenten Architektur einen besonderen Ausdruck der Leichtigkeit und Heiterkeit hinzufügen. Eine Bewerbung ist bis zum 10. Dezember 2021 abzugeben.
* Application open until December 12, 2021 for THE BLUE NIGHT (May 06 and 07, 2022) in Nuremberg’s Old Town with “Imagination” as theme (German, English)
* 13 artists from various visual arts disciplines (painting, sculpture, drawing, digital arts, performance, video, photography, installation) may enter proposals for the 40th International Contemporary Symposium of Baie-Saint-Paul Québec, CA, (July 29 – August 28, 2021) until December 15, 2021.
* Call for Projects (on a rolling basis): „The art of bringing Europe together“ by Allianz Kulturstiftung for Europe (dt, en)
* Für das Programm des Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft „Artist in Lab“ können sich Künstler aller Fachrichtungen und Designer bis zum 17. Dezember 2021 bewerben. Sie bearbeiten ihre Projekte dann von März bis Dezember 2022 zusammen mit den Experten aus den angewandten Wissenschaften.
* Call for artists for the woodcarving symposium in Brienz, Switzerland, from July 09 to 15, 2022. The venue is the quay of Lake Brienz (Brienzersee) / Accommodation fully covered by the organizer, but participants have to pay their travel expenses (application online until February 27, 2022)
* Über Kunst am Bau bei (laufenden und abgeschlossenen) öffentlichen Bauprojekten in Deutschland informiert eine Webpage des Bundesamtes für Bauwesen und Raumordnung (BBR).
* Call for application until November 30, 2021: Akademie Schloss Solitude in Stuttgart, Germany, offers residencies in 2022 and 2023 for international artists, scholars, scientists, not older than 40 (English, German)
* 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

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

 

 

2021

Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium 2021

[Stone]

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

XIII Simposio Int. de Escultura en Alabastro 2021

[Symposium for professionals, alabaster]

Spain, Albalate del Arzobispo, November 15 – 28, 2021

27th Intl Wooden Sculpture Symposium

[wood]

Turkey, Gölcük, Kocaeli,

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

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,

WAISS 2021

[Western Australia Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium]

Australia, Attadale, 2021

XIII Simposio Int. de Escultura en Alabastro

[Symposium for professionals, alabaster]

Spain, Albalate del Arzobispo,

 

2022

Te Kupenga Intl Stone Sculpture Symposium 2022

[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

California Sculptors Symposium 2022

[Meeting of educators, artists and students]

USA, Camp Ocean Pines, CA, April 17 – 24, 2022

8ème Symposium international de sculpture de Durbuy 2022

[Stone]

Belgium, Durbuy, May 05 – 22, 2022

10ème concours Intl Sculpture sur Paille et Foin

[Straw and hay]

France, Valloire, Dep. Savoie

Onform 2022/h4>

[Sales exhibition for stone scuplture]

UK, Asthall Manor near Oxford, June 12 July 10, 2022

Bienal del Chaco

[Stone]

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

 

Intl Prokonessos Sculpture Symposium

[Marmara marble]

Turkey, Saraylar, Palaces pier, Marmara Island

bildhauer/innen symposion [kunstwerk] krastal

[Stein]

Austria, Kras (not far from Villach)

Intl Ayvalik Sculpture Symposium

[Marmara marble]

Turkey, Marmara Island, Saraylar region

Symposium Intl de Sculpture sur Pierre

[Stone]

France, Menet

 

International Woodsculpture Symposium

[Wood]

Denmark, Ringkøbing

13. Bildhauersymposium

[Stone]

Germany, Hoyerswerda, June 2022, annual

 

Sculpture Saint John

[Symposium for professionals]

Canada, Saint John, NB, August 2022, annual

 

11. International art competition „bewegter wind“ 2022

[theme: change]

Germany, Hofgeismar/Liebenau,

Symposium „Kunst und Bier“ 2022

[Symposium for professionals]

Germany, Andechs, , annual

28th Intl Sculpture Meeting in Sprimont 2022

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Sprimont

VI Artifex

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

Spain, Gilena,

Bildhauer Symposium

[Holz]

Germany, Krumbach

35e Rencontres de la Pierre 2022

[Festival]

France, Junas, Gard

International Wooden Sculptors’ Symposium

[Wood; Theme: Mannequins (Models)]

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

28th International Sculptor’s Symposium

[Wood, Stone]

Switzerland, Sur-En, June 12 – 18, 2022

Intl Wood Carver Symposium 2022

[Wood]

Switzerland, Brienz, Juli 05 – 09, 2022, annual

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

[Stone]

Germany, Wunsiedel, July 13 – 20, 2022, annual

2ème symposium de sculptures monumentales

[stone, metal]

France, Bretagne, St Senoux,

Intl Sculpture Symposium Nepal

[Stone]

Nepal, Galkot,

European Stone Festival 2022

[Stonemasons' Festival]

United Kingdom, Halifax, 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

6ème Sculptures au Jardin

[Ateliers d’initiation à la sculpture]

Canada, Mascouche, Québec

22. Festival de la Sculpture et du Marbe

[Stone]

France, Pyrénées, St. Béat

13. Int. Obernkirchener Bilhauer Symposium

[Stone]

Germany, Obernkirchen

IV Sculpture International Symposium

[Stone, Steel/Iron]

Spain, Soria

25th Simposio Internazionale di Scultura su Pietre FVG

[Stone form Friuli-Venezia Giulia]

Italy, Reana del Rojale (Vergnacco)

10. Intl Kunstdünger e.V. Sculpture Symposium

[Various materials]

Germany, Valley/Hohendilching close to Munich

 

14ème Symposium de sculpture contemporaine

[Stone]

France, Julienne

 

Kaniv Intl Sculpture Symposium

[Granite]

Ukraine, Cherkasy Oblast, Kaniv

Hallowell Granite Symposium

[Granite]

USA, Hallowell, ME

2. Simposio Bienal de Escultura

[Stone]

Spain, Lora del Río, Sevilla province

18th Symposium of Sculpture “Antonio Berti Award”

[stone]

Italy, San Piero a Sieve (FI)

Intl Symposium on Alabaster Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

Spain, Albalate del Arzobispo, biennial

Rencontres Internationales de Sculpture Monumentale

[Symposium for professionals]

Belgium, Soignies, triennial

Sculto 2022

[Fair for Contemporary Stone Sculptures]

Spain, Logroño (La Rioja)

 

2nd International Neopolis Sculpture Symposium

[Symposium for professionals, marble]

Turkey, Kuşadası

24th Sculpture by the Sea Bondi

[Symposium for professionals]

Australia, Sydney, Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, postponed

 

2023

International Sculpture Symposium 2023

[Stone]

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

 

Festival Mains d’art

[Symposium for professionals, stone, steel]

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

19th Intl Symposium of Monumental Sculpture

[Symposium for professionals]

France, Oudon, biennial