Northshore Sculpture By The River 2023

Artist Information, Registration and Prizes

In recognition of the ongoing generous support from our Sponsors, Sculptors Qld offers all Qld sculptors the opportunity to exhibit in our 3rd “Northshore Sculpture by The River”.  We will be giving priority to new sculptures, however all sculptures will be selected by EDQ and the selection committee on the quality of the workmanship.

You will be notified if your piece is selected within 7 days of the closing date of entries.

This Exhibition has become a fantastic opportunity to showcase quality sculpture in Brisbane.
We would like you to be part of this years exhibition.  This year, we are delighted to announce a number of Prizes will be available.
Currently our focus is to present more outdoor works at this expansive site along the Hamilton reach of the Brisbane River.

Outdoor Prize

Moon Mountain Sanctuary: Kinetic Sculpture $2500
Judging by The Ron Scott Family.  When considering entering such an art work,
please read the vision and criteria documents.
Click here for criteria and vision of our esteemed sponsor

Northshore Outdoor Prize: $5000 
Utilising funds from some of our valued Sponsors, SQ wishes to recognise
quality Outdoor work with structural integrity.

Indoor Prize

Northshore Indoor Prize: $1000  
The prize will be awared to a sculpture of unique artistic expression created with
technical expertise and originality.

All sculptures will: be featured in our On Line Catalogue, be accessible via a unique QR code that directs the public to our Sales Site and will be available for sale.

This Northshore Precinct is a very popular area for families, riverside apartment dwellers and tennis players, with a café, parks, international food at Eat Street, and tennis courts on the site. The Brisbane City Cat delivers visitors right to the site and travels to and from the city every 15 mins.

Large Sculptures will be displayed along the riverwalk at Northshore Hamilton for 3 months. This is a fabulous opportunity to have your art viewed by thousands of visitors over this period. The pathway is lit at night, security controlled, and you can even design your sculpture to be illuminated by LED.

If you need a professionally made secure concrete base to elevate your sculptures, we have 2 sizes of concrete plinths to offer you.
Please enquire to if you would like more information or to secure one or two of these for your artwork.
Please click here for details on plinth. SQ will distribute the plinths along the walkway as per the Installation Map.

We are gathering Sponsorship support to provide some financial assistance towards the transport costs of large outdoor sculptures. As well, we aim to provide some financial assistance to help sculptors with construction costs.  We will be able to inform sculptors of the level of support as soon as we have this information.  

Sculptors Qld wants to give our artists the best opportunity to exhibit their quality sculptural works at this very spacious site, as we work closely with our business partners, Economic Development QLD (EDQ), CBRE and our valued Sponsors.


  • Exhibition is open to all Sculptors Qld members (join anytime via website
  • Sculptors Qld has plinths for your smaller pieces that will be housed securely in the Northshore Shed for the duration.
  • Public safety and security of all outdoor sculptures is a high priority. Sculptures will be selected on that basis. Click here to view our guide to managing risks. Your exhibition coordinators for Northshore are Julie Donaldson and Jo Bullock-Saxton.  Please contact for assistance.
  • Outdoor sculptors will need to have a current Artists Public Liability Insurance policy.
  • Communication about the exhibition will be delivered to you via email, SQ website, SQ Facebook.

Please direct any questions to Julie at ( ) who is coordinating this year’s superb exhibition.

Registration Form

Please note that this form has a Save and Resume function. If you don’t have all the information ready, please scroll to the very bottom and press ‘Save and Resume’ It will save the form for 30 days.

Registrations open 30th June and close 31st August. Please contact us here if you have any enquiries