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    • Sculpture in Context Awards 2021

    The Goodbody Sculpture Awards

    The Goodbody Outstanding Artist Award

    Prize of €4000 for an exceptional outdoor work in any medium.

    The Goodbody Lifetime Achievement Award
    An award of €2000 for an Irish artist who has demonstrated a commitment to sculpture in Ireland and an outstanding ability in his or her body of work

    The Goodbody Award for a work of distinction in any medium
    Two awards of €1000 each (Gallery and outdoor Work)

    The Goodbody Graduate Award
    An award of €1000 open to all full or part time students and current graduates of Irish Colleges. (Gallery and outdoor Work)

    CARO Climate Action Award
    Two prizes of €500 will be awarded to the most innovative sculptures linked with the 5 themes of the Climate Change Action plans a,b,c,d,e. There should be a strong emphasis on using recycled, re-purposed and sustainable materials in the sculptures. (Gallery and outdoor Work) (For further information the Dublin Local Authority Climate Change Action Plans are available at More information on the Climate Action Regional Offices is available at )

    Sculpture in Context Awards
    Two Awards of €500 each for large outdoor works of distinction in any medium (size in excess of 1 metre)

    McKeon Stone Awards
    Two prizes of Stone or Stonework to the value of €500 each will be awarded to the best stone sculptures. (Gallery and outdoor Work)

    The MillCove Gallery Award
    An award for a work of distinction in any medium, with immediate representation from the gallery and the opportunity of a solo exhibition at the Mill Cove Gallery Kenmare. (Gallery or outdoor Work)

    Zozimus Gallery Award

    Irish Ceramics Award
    An award for a ceramic work of distinction.

    People's Choice Awards
    Two prizes of €250 will be awarded at the end of the exhibition for the most popular sculptures voted by the public.

Please note you will be notified of the results by email.  Please check your junk folders as bulk emails are often automatically treated as junk mail. Please also note that Artists will always be notified whether the work has been selected or not.

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