SCULPTURE ON THE EDGE 2023
See the list below of our sponsors.
If you are interested in purchasing advertising space in the SOTE 2023 catalogue please enquire below
sunshine coast council
Sponsor of the ‘Overall Winner’ of $10,000 prize money Sculpture On The Edge 2022
and was: Nicole Voevodin – Cash – Pocket Park Mounges)
DE DEYNE FAMILY
The De Deyne Family are long term supporters of the arts on the Sunshine Coast. The De Deyne’s have been sponsors of Arts Connect and Sculpture on the Edge, with Ferre sponsoring the highly commended prize for a number of years, also being involved as a judge and most recently as a curator.
Through the ‘Arts Foundation’s Gifted Program’, the De Deyne’s have sponsored local sculptor, Finn Cossar, and they have also purchased his work for their collection.
We appreciate and thank the De Deyne Family for their patronage and ongoing support
Illume Creations is open 7 days from 9:30 to 4:30.
The shop can be found the top end of Montville – undercover parking is available.
The unique pieces showcased at The Opal Cutter demonstrate the love that Barbara and Edi share for jewellery, art and culture; you will not be disappointed!
TINA COOPER GLASS GALLERY
Tina’s works are incredibly unique. Recording history through her own perspective, using hot glass, wood and iron as her mediums. Her pieces have a sense of spirituality, as if the artwork speaks to you – mesmerising her collectors from around the world.
Open 5 days a week 10am-5pm by appointment only (closed Monday and Tuesday).
Tina welcomes both existing and future collectors of fine glass art.
MONTVILLE ART GALLERY
Wayne and Tracey Malkin are great supporters of the art community on the Sunshine Coast. Their gallery showcases world-class original art from over 40 of the regions’ best artists, in the picturesque and historic town of Montville, Queensland, Australia. Wayne assists us with curation of Sculpture On The Edge and is continuing to sponsor the ‘Emerging Art Prize’ this year with Bodo Muche Studio valued at $1,000. Their gallery is 138 Main Street Montville and open 7 days 10-5pm.
BODO MUCHE STUDIO-FOUNDRY
Robyn Muche of Bodo Muche Studio continues to support the art community and continue to sponsor the $1000 Emerging Art Prize along with Montville Art Gallery. Fine art sculptures by Bodo Muche Studio are presented at special events and may be found in private, public, corporate and royal collections internationally.
MONTVILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
Montville Chamber of Commerce along with Hammond Optometry are sponsoring the $1000 prize for ‘People’s Choice Award’ this year at Sculpture On The Edge, fulfilling their aim to promote economic vitality and sustainability in Montville through creating relevant services and opportunities to deliver business and community growth. Since the 1970s, Montville has been renowned for its art and craft. By promoting our region as an artisan destination we are embracing our authentic identity.
Hammond Optometry and Montville Chamber Of Commerce are sponsoring the $1000 ‘People’s Choice Award’ again this year at Sculpture On The Edge. We value their continued support of the arts and the arts community on the Sunshine Coast. Hammond Optometry are an independent boutique optometry practice committed to providing you with a comprehensive eye examination and tailored vision solutions to meet your needs. Their practice stocks the latest in designer eyewear and sunwear for the individual in you.
MITTA GLEN GUESTHOUSE
Mitta Glen Guesthouse is co-sponsoring our Judges accomodation.
Mitta Glen Guesthouse is an iconic, historical Queenslander with three magnificent newly appointed and elegant guest suites, all with their own luxurious ensuites.
Set on a former Pineapple Plantation on almost two acres of beautiful established gardens on the picturesque Sunshine Coast Hinterland, overlooking the valley to the coast below.
Close to many fabulous local attractions, wonderful dining options and Wedding Venues, the grand homestead is just over an hours drive north of Brisbane and on the main Tourist Road from the village of Montville to Mapleton.
Nestled on an ancient escarpment across five acres of natural rainforest in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, you will find Lovestone Cottages in the heart of Gubbi Gubbi country.
THE FALLS MONTVILLE
Alan and Aryna Dryden, owners of The Falls Montville, are supporting and sponsoring Sculpture On The Edge this year with accommodation for our judges. The Falls are 2kms from the picturesque Sunshine Coast mountain village of Montville and only 350m from Kondalilla National Park, with its verdant rainforest, waterfalls and varied walking trails. Our romantic, secluded rainforest cottages and our magnificent Manor House revolve around the ‘guest experience’ – with unobtrusive yet attentive service for those ‘little touches’.
EYES WIDE OPEN IMAGES
Barry John Alsop, photographer, continues to live his life and capture images with his eyes wide open! His business ‘Eyes Wide Open IMAGES’ continues to be commissioned to photograph major sporting, media, cultural and corporate events. Barry will be supporting Art Connect Inc.’s Sculpture On The Edge at Flaxton Gardens again this year with his photography and workshops; look out for them, not to be missed if you have an interest in photography.
SUNSHINE & SONS
Matso’s is a true Broome treasure, award-winning craft beers and supporters of the arts on the Sunshine Coast through Sunshine & Sons at Yandina… Being the most remote brewery in Australia is certainly a challenge at times but the Matso’s team love their spiritual home in Broome. Matso’s Broome brewery, as we know it, began in 2000 when Martin and Kim Peirson-Jones took over a truly micro 200l brewery that was also a café and art gallery.
ART SCHOOL CO.
Art School Co. are sponsors of Arts Connect Inc. and support artists on the Sunshine Coast through their art school as well as with supplies and teaching. Their two-core beliefs are that human beings are essentially creative and that living creatively is what helps us all feel most alive. The school is about growing individuals through the practice of creativity, with a belief that anyone, at any age, can learn the techniques required to make incredible art, we help you find ‘your unique way of seeing and making art’. This happens through both one-on-one teaching and in an environment with others who are seeking to find and expand on their own creativity.
SUNSHINE COAST ARTS FOUNDATION
The Sunshine Coast is home to a flourishing arts industry enriching the lives of local audiences and cultural visitors.
Our region is positioned to become a leading arts destination, supported by significant population and infrastructure growth including direct international broadband, transport and an expanded airport.
Our mission is to promote the development and prosperity of the arts on the Sunshine Coast through fundraising and philanthropic investment that facilitates artistic vibrancy and engages the public imagination.