A Long Walk Home

$5,700

Dimensions 120 × 60 × 160 cm
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Catalogue number

120

The emu travels such long distances across our outback looking for food and a mate … they must be content by themselves, happy to leave the father to parent the chicks.

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Sculptor Bio

Sam Anderson has been a full-time metal sculptor since 2006. After completing a silversmithing and jewellery design course, Sam started sculpting in steel soon afterwards.

Sam’s works include such things as an 8m whale shark, bigger than life gorilla, and abstract pieces in recycled materials, using varied techniques for his creations.  Sam exhibits throughout NSW and Victoria, with many wins and people's choice awards to his credit.


767 Wangaratta-Eldorado RD Londrigan VIC 3678

Education

  • Blacksmithing trainee, Mark Hill, Kangaroo Valley, 2005
  • Wangaratta TAFE, Diploma in Silversmithing and Jewellery design, 2003 Bronze Casting workshop,
  • Indiana Jones, Kangaroo Island, 2003 Wangaratta TAFE, Woodworking and cabinet making, 1996
  • Box Hill Tafe, Basic Welding, 1993

Group Exhibitions

  • 2019 Rainbow Serpent Festival, VIC
  • 2018 Sculptures at Killalea, Killalea State Park, NSW
  • 2018 Sculptures in the Garden, Mudgee, NSW
  • 2018 Sculptures on Clyde, Willinga Park, NSW
  • 2018 Chiltern Art Show, VIC
  • 2017 World Cup Polo, Richmond, NSW
  • 2017 Sculptures at Killalea, Killalea State Park, NSW
  • 2017 Sculptures in the Garden, Mudgee, NSW
  • 2017 Sculpture in the Valley, Kangaroo Valley, NSW
  • 2015 3D: Sculptors from the North East, Wangaratta Gallery, VIC
  • 2013 Local Sculptors Group Exhibition, Muse gallery, VIC
  • 2013 Spirit of the Land, Lockhart, NSW
  • 2013 reCYCLING Sculpture Competition, Rutherglen, VIC
  • 2010/11 Toorak Village Sculpture Show, Toorak, VIC
  • 2009 Hybrid, Toyota Emerging Artist, VIC
  • 2008 Cryptozoology: In search of the missing link, Toyota Community Spirit
    Gallery, VIC
  • 2008 Wangaratta Current Sculpture Biennial, Wangaratta, VIC

Awards and Prize

  • 2019 Rainbow Serpent Festival Artist Grant, VIC
  • 2018 First place for Sculpture, Chiltern Art Show, VIC
  • 2018 Peoples Choice, Killalea NSW
  • 2017 Third Prize, Polo World Cup Championship, Sydney NSW
  • 2017 People’s Choice Award, Sculptures in The Garden, Mudgee NSW 2017 First prize, Sculptures at Killalea, NSW
  • 2013 First prize, reCYCLE Sculpture competition, Rutherglen VIC
  • 2008 Gardeners Choice Award, Wangaratta Biennial Sculpture Show,
    Wangaratta, VIC

Collections

  • Rutherglen Arts Committee, Rutherglen. Eldorado business Tourist Group, Eldorado. Corryong Shire Council, Corryong.
  • Private collections, Portland, US
  • Private collections, Torquay, Sydney, Kangaroo Valley, Bowral, South coast NSW, Brisbane, Toorak, Melbourne, AUS.

Bibliography
Articles in local newspapers The Border Morning Mail and The Wangaratta Chronicle.

Teaching
Workshops in wire sculpting and metal work, Valhalla Wines, 2010-2015.

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