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Artists of the Wyaralong Sculpture Festival and Symposium

Seven Queensland, Australian and international sculptors created monumental sculptures over 16 days to create a new Lake Wyaralong Public Sculpture Park.

Jacques van der Merwe Jacques van der Merwe

Jacques van der Merwe from Tamborine Mountain used large Silky Oak logs to create The Swimmer at Wyaralong.

Silky Oak logs

Silky Oak logs

Artist Thomas Reifferschild Thomas Reifferschild

Thomas Reiffercheid from Germany is a regular visitor to the Scenic Rim since he participated in BADCAP’s first Sculpture Sypmposium. His piece is called Balance and Thomas chose a 4.5 ton piece of Ablatyo Helidon Sand Stone.(Germany)

Proposed Balance small

Thomas’s proposed artwork ‘Balance’

Paul Stumkat created Water Dragon from sandstone block obtained from Gosford Quarry near Wyaralong.

Gosford Quarry Wyaralong Gosford Quarry Wyaralong

Luke Zwolsman from the Gold Coast used granite from Wagner and Sons Toowoomba quarry with the name Spirallel Geometry.

Silvio Apponyi used spotted gum from Knapp’s Creek and produced a giant fishing rod with the name, understandably, Giant Fishing Rod.

Artist Silvio Apponyi Silvio Apponyi

Birgit Grapentin from Lowood created the personal Humming Stone using Ablatyo Helidon Sand Stone.

Birgit Grapentin Birgit Grapentin

Radha Pedersen from Beenleigh used Camphor Laurel to create a father and son fun piece called Good Times.

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