Wollongong artist weaves way to $20,000 prize - Art Collector

16 March 2012 | A Wollongong artist’s sculpture of wool and wire has taken out the inaugural Sculpture at Scenic World $20,000 Acquisitive Award, a new award being run by Scenic World of Katoomba, the home of the Scenic Railway tourist attraction.

Greer Taylor’s work
Distant Time was one of 26 sculptures displayed along Scenic World’s ancient temperate rainforest walkway during the independent exhibition. Her work comprises small and large pyramids constructed out of red woollen thread woven around steel wire.

Taylor’s work was selected by a judging panel including Unversity of Western Sydney curator Monica McMahon and Macquarie University Sculpture Park curator Leonard Janiszewski.

Zoe Wilesmith

Above: Greer Taylor, Distant Time, 2011. Wool and wire. Courtesy: the artist and Sculpture at Scenic World

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