Ephemera Artists

Ephemera will showcase 29 artworks by local and nationally-renowned artists, including 20 competitive sculptures, four sculptures by invited artists, two schools projects, 2 projection artist and a chalk artist. The 20 competitive artworks will be competing for the major $10,000 Award for Artistic Excellence.

This year we are not only celebrating 20 years of sun, sand and art but also the inclusion of an acquisitive prize of $90,000 for the first time this year. Artists exhibiting in Ephemera have been given the opportunity to compete not only for the Award for Artistic Excellence but also the acquisitive prize.

The addition acquisitive prize is proudly supported by the Queensland Government.

Invited Artists

Ephemera will play host to nine non-competing and invited works:

Field of Breeze - Georgina Humpries -   PVC Tarpaulin, consist of air blowers, led lighting, and production ballast.

Field of Breeze

Georgina Humphries

Intrude - Amanda Parer -   PVC Tarpaulin, consist of air blowers, led lighting, and production ballast.

Intrude

Amanda Parer

KRAR TUD - Brian Robinson -  Plate aluminium 5083 grade, two-pack automotive paint

KRAR TUD

Brian Robinson

WONDER Land - Sandstorm -  Hand sculpted with brickies sand and water
WONDER Land

Sandstorm

Ephemera Aquarium - Townsville Primary School Students with Cassie Roberts and Lisa Ashcroft -   Air dry paper clay
Ephemera Aquarium

Townsville Primary School Students with Cassie Roberts and Lisa Ashcroft

Kaleidoscope - Annandale Christian College, Heatley Secondary College, Townsville Home School Group, Townsville State High School, and Queensland Pathways State School with Jo Stacey - Mat board, acrylic paint, glue and wire
Kaleidoscope

Annandale Christian College, Heatley Secondary College, Townsville and North Queensland Homeschool Group, Townsville State High School, and Queensland Pathways State College with Jo Stacey

Monuments - Craig Walsh - Projection installation. Various dimensions.  Image courtesy of White Night

Monuments

Craig Walsh

Human Effect - Yandell.  Interactive Projection Installation.  Various dimensions

Human Effect

Yandell

3D Chalk Art - Zest Events International

3D Chalk Art

Zest Events International

Competitive Artists

This year 20 artists have answered the call for submissions and entered for the chance to compete in for the major $10,000 Award for Artistic Excellence.

The Coral Sea Scrolls - Ghostnet Collective - Marion Gaemers & Lynnette Griffiths
The Coral Sea Scrolls

Ghost Net Collective - Marion Gaemers & Lynnette Griffiths

Excess - Andrea Collisson - Marine debris; thongs and other plasticised footwear, fishing line and remnant fishing line
Excess

Andrea Collisson

Reef in grief - Art for ART sake -  Recycled Plastics
Reef in grief

Art for ART sake

Ragnar V Moby - Robert Guenther -  Recycled timber
Ragnar V Moby

Robert Guenther

Standing Wave 1 - John Nesirky

Standing Wave 1

John Nesirky

Figtree Fingers -Suzannah Babicci - Acrylic/wool yarn, reflective tape (polyester, glass beads, phenolic resin, urethane adhesive) steel wire, electrical tape, EL wire, decorative threads (rayon, metallic) waxed cotton thread, twine

Figtree Fingers

Suzannah Babicci

Replicate Simulate Conserve - Ryan Catholic College - Galvanized aluminum armature, found and recycled objects

Replicate Simulate Conserve

Ryan Catholic College

the 3rd wave - Bernadette Boscacci - Recycles tin, ply, fiber glass, lighting

the 3rd wave

Bernadette Boscacci

I wish you were here - Carla Gottgens- Digitally printed self-adhesive vinyl, acrylic sheet, steel

I wish you were here

Carla Gottgens

Pollut-Ants - Marcia Bird - Plastic waste, found objects, wire

Pollut-Ants

Marcia Bird

Brain Fade - Jane Hawkins, Sally Munns, Rhonda Payne - PVC pipe, PVC connectors, storm flex drainage pipe, LED lights, cable pliers

Brain Fade

Jane Hawkins, Sally Munns, Rhonda Payne

The Great Chip Scrap - Cadaghi Pottery Collective - White raku, glaze and steel rod

The Great Chip Scrap

Cadaghi Pottery Collective

Way - Torin Fracis - Stainless steel, aluminium, bearings, concrete, and electronic components

Way

Torin Francis

Winner - Award for Artistic Excellence

Blue Bottles - Erica Gray - Wire, ducting, plastic, fabric, solar lights

Blue Bottles

Erica Gray

Wave to me! - Lance Seadon - Bamboo, metal pegs

Wave to me!

Lance Seadon

Foreigner - Christopher Trotter

Foreigner

Christopher Trotter

Winner - Acquisitive Prize

Scarewood - Tree & Leaf - Mixed media

Scarewood

Tree & Leaf

Sojourn - Karl Meyer - Stainless steel, brass

Sojourn

Karl Meyer

Morelia - The Story Keeper - Kirwan State High School Cultural Arts - Wire, steel, ghost nets, cable ties, found materials

Morelia - The Story Keeper

Kirwan State High School Cultural Arts

The Corporate Snake - Jan Cleveringa

The Corporate Snake

Jan Cleveringa