11th Straw and hay sculpture contest

11th Straw and hay sculpture contest

Description

Valloire organises a unique artistic event in France, which is both fun and linked to the mountains. Come and discover works of art made by talented sculptors ! You can admire those sculptures all summer long in Les Verneys, Valloire.

This contest is unique in France! Entrants have a free choice of theme, but they must create a sculpture, which is a construction filled and covered with straw and hay.

12 giant sculptures will be built by teams of 2 sculptors on the Les Verneys plateau, in Valloire. They will be on display throughout the summer.


Sunday, July 3th:
Noon: end of the contest
10:00am - 4:00pm Vote for public and youth prize at the Tourist Information Office at the Sculpture site
5:30 pm: Prize giving

THE PRIZES:

• JURY'S PRIZE :
• PUBLIC'S PRIZE AND YOUTH PRIZE :
• ARTIST'S PRIZE:
• INTERNET PRIZE from june 29 to septembre 6 vote on-line for your favorite project.

THE JURY:
• Alain LOVATO - President - President of the Rhone-Alpes Visual Arts Centre
• Christian BURGER - Sculptor and Artistic Arbitrator for the Contest
• Roselyne ERUTTI - Sculptor
• Lenaïk RETORNAZ - Town councillor
• Cyrille JULLIEN - Carpenter
Alberte RETORNZA : paintor
• Emmanuelle LACOSTE -Valloire Tourisme director and Contest organiser.

Artists teams 2022 (may bu subjetc to change)

BELGIQUE
LIETARD Robin / SELOSSE Jérôme « Le Gnou-Garou »

CANADA – QUEBEC
MELOCHE Thomas / GAGNON Joëlle « Le cauchemar du caribou forestier »

ISRAEL
PREMINGER Tanya / SERHAN Amal « Scroll »

LITUANIE
ALEKSA Danas / KENSMINAS Tauras « Catch the Wind »

MEXIQUE
RAMIREZ PEREYRA Carlos / GONZALEZ SOLORZANO Gina « La Terreur de la Mer »

REPUBLIQUE DOMINICAINE DU CONGO
KYLOUS Bansimba / NANGA NGUFU Bienvenu « Détermination »

TAÏWAN
CHEN JUN-RONG / HUANG YAN-JUN « Symbiotic Coexistence »

TURQUIE
GÖREL Ferhat Özgür/ CALISKAN Can « Euphrosynos »

UKRAINE
KUTSEVYCH Bogdan / PODA Oleksiy « Unstoppable Art »


FRANCE

BROSSARD Michel / SEGUI David « Jeu de jambes en l’air »

NOTTARIS Joël / NOTTARIS Côme « Paternité »

SCHWINDY J.Paul / SCHWINDY Léo « Transhumance climatique »

11th Straw and hay sculpture contest