Awards

Castaways Sculpture Awards consists of three exhibitions, with a prize pool of $27,000 (non-acquisitive) across 10 award categories.

AwardJudging criteria2023 Winner
$10,000 Major AwardOverall excellence in recycled sculpture artwork with a 30% visual aluminium componentRichard Aitken, More than one thing
$5,000 Innovation AwardUse of repurposed (recycled) materials in an innovative or unexpected wayScott Michell, Thirty Bike Flying Pike
$5,000 Sustainability Award

Artwork that supports the concept of sustainability in its message

Moira Fearby and Heloise Roberts, Insidious
$2,500 Maquette and Small Sculpture AwardExcellence in small-scale sculpture, creatively using recycled componentsNeda Bahremand, Magician
$2,000 City of Rockingham Local Resident AwardLocal artist residing in the Rockingham districtKelly Robbins, Ficifolia
$500 Primary School AwardAwarded to the primary school that demonstrates overall excellence in sculpture through the use of recycled materials in an innovative waySettlers Primary School, The Tides Can Change!
$500 Secondary School AwardAwarded to the secondary school that demonstrates overall excellence in sculpture through the use of recycled materials in an innovative waySMYL Community College, How will you care for your ocean?
$1,000 People's Choice Award - Main ExhibitionPresented to the artist whose work receives the most votes from members of the publicRachael Lemon, PeliCAN (not pelican't)
$500 People's Choice Award - Maquette and Small Sculpture ExhibitionPresented to the artist whose work receives the most votes from members of the publicCarol Clitheroe, Sail Away
$250 People's Choice Award - Schools ExhibitionPresented to the school whose work receives the most votes from members of the publicSettlers Primary School, The Tides Can Change!

 

Sponsors

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the 2024 Castaways Sculpture Awards, please contact the City's Community Development Officer – Art Events and Programs at customer@rockingham.wa.gov.au

2023 Winners Gallery

  • Castaways Sculpture Exhibition 2023 winners.Castaways Sculpture Exhibition 2023 winners
  • Mayor Deb Hamblin and Fremantle Port's Libby Collett with People's Choice Award winners Rachael Lemon and Carole Clitheroe
  • Major Deb Hamblin with People's Choice Award winner Settlers Primary School
  • $10,000 Alcoa Major Award - Richard Aitken, 'More than one thing'$10,000 Alcoa Major Award - Richard Aitken, 'More than one thing'
  •  $5,000 Innovation Award - Scott Michell, 'Thirty Bike Flying Pike'$5,000 Innovation Award - Scott Michell, 'Thirty Bike Flying Pike'
  • $5,000 Sustainability Award - Moira Fearby and Heloise Roberts, 'Insidious'
  • $2,500 Maquette and Small Sculpture Award - Neda Bahremand, 'Magician'
  • $2,000 City of Rockingham Local Resident Award - Kelly Robbins, 'Ficifolia'
  • $500 Alcoa Primary School Award - Settlers Primary School, 'The Tides Can Change!'
  • $500 Secondary School Award - SMYL Community College, 'How will you care for your ocean?'
  • $500 Fremantle Ports People's Choice Award - Main Exhibition - Rachael Lemon, 'PeliCAN (not pelican't)'
  • $500 Fremantle Ports People's Choice Award - Maquette and Small Sculpture Exhibition - Carol Clitheroe, 'Sail Away'
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  • Castaways Sculpture Exhibition 2023 winners.
  • $10,000 Alcoa Major Award - Richard Aitken, 'More than one thing'
  •  $5,000 Innovation Award - Scott Michell, 'Thirty Bike Flying Pike'
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