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:
Christian BURGER President of the Jury - Sculptor and artistic director of the Competition
Philippe PEIGNIER Sculptor
Lenaïk RETORNAZ Municipal Councilor
Alberte RETORNAZ Painter
Eric MARGERY Sculptor
Emmanuelle LACOSTE Director of Valloire Tourism

Artists teams 2022

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 »

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
KYLOUS Bansimba « 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 »

JURY AWARD

1st Prize “Catch the wind” - ALEKSA Danas / KENSMINAS Tauras - Lithuania
2nd Prize "Legs in the air" - BROSSARD Michel / SEGUI David - France
3rd Prize "The Nightmare of the Forest Caribou" - MELOCHE Thomas / GAGNON Joëlle - Quebec / Canada

AUDIENCE AWARD
“Catch the wind” - ALEKSA Danas / KENSMINAS Tauras - Lithuania

YOUTH PRIZE
"Climate transhumance" - SCHWINDY Jean-Paul and Léo - France

ARTISTS AWARDS
“Catch the wind” - ALEKSA Danas / KENSMINAS Tauras - Lithuania

11th Straw and hay sculpture contest