Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

Medium / category: Sculpture

Eligibility: Australian citizens or permanent residents in Australia

Associated institution: Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf

Established in 2001, the Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize is Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council. The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize is a national acquisitive prize for an original, freestanding sculpture of up to 80cm in any dimension. The main award each year is the acquisitive ‘The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize’ which expands the Council’s permanent public collection. On display all year round for the community to enjoy for free, visitors can discover contemporary sculptures. The prize pool is valued at $29,000.

Notable Previous Winners


  • Rhonda Sharpe, Desert Woman with Mustache, Coolamon and Pretty Clothes

Winner: Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

The Different Award Categories

The prize categories include the $25,000 acquisitive Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, the $2,000 non-acquisitive Special Commendation award, the $1,000 non-acquisitive Mayor’s Award and the $1,000 non-acquisitive Viewers’ Choice award.

Information up to date from June 14 2023