Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2005 will be non-acquisitive and open to Victorian residents.
The following categories are the two main awards for the winner.
International Travel Award
Melbourne Sister City International Travel Scholarship $30,000 supported by City of Melbourne to fund international travel. The winner will be able to choose their itinerary, except for a requirement to undertake a planned cultural program in the City of Milan, arranged as part of Melbourne’s Sister city relationship with the City of Melbourne.
$30,000 cash supported by Tattersall’s ($10,000) and Melbourne Prize Fund ($20,000).
Additional awards available for short-listed entries to the Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2005.
3-month ‘Artist in Residence’ position at the Department of Sculpture & Spacial Practice at Victorian College of the Arts, plus cash prize of $6,000. Sponsored by Victorian College of the Arts (Artist in Residence) and Australian Art Resources ($6,000 cash prize).
Valued at $10,000 and sponsored by Fundere Fine Art Foundry Melbourne. The winner will have a work of their choice fabricated to the value of the award in bronze, or alternative material. The artist will retain possession and copyright of the fabricated work.
Civic Choice Award
$3,000 cash prize awarded by the visiting public during a public exhibition at Federation Square of short-listed entrants to the Melbourne Prize for Urban Sculpture 2005. Supported by the Melbourne Prize Fund from the proceeds of the sales of miniatures of The Magic Pudding sculpture.
Contact the Melbourne Prize Trust.