About the Competition

The Forbes Services Memorial Club (FSMC) has established an annual sculpture competition and exhibition during the month of October. The FSMC and the
Forbes Art Society have joined forces to establish an Acquisition prize for the Somewhere Down the Lachlan Project



Somewhere Down the Lachlan Sculpture (SDLS) Prize is a competition and exhibition of sculptures in the main shopping centre of Forbes for the calendar month of October each year. The sculptures will be displayed in the shop windows with the Acquisition sculpture entries on display in Albion Park and Victoria Park. Each sculpture will be identified by division, artist, name of the sculpture and the purchase price of the item including GST.


Prize money

There are two divisions with prize money to be awarded to the winner of each division:


Acquisition: $20,000 
Proudly sponsored by Forbes Memorial Services Club and Forbes Shire Council.


Open: $4,000 
Proudly sponsored by Forbes Memorial Services Club


Entry Form

Download and review the Somewhere Down the Lachlan (SDL)
Sculpture Prize entry form. 
Applications Close: Friday 11 August 2017 




Please provide ALL required information. 
Incomplete or poorly presented applications may not be considered.


  1. Completed applications, including images and attachments are to be forwarded by post or email only to: Wayne Richards CLICK HERE TO EMAIL
    or send to PO Box 150, Forbes NSW 2871.

  2. Late applications will not be accepted or considered.

  3. Please include a stamped self-addressed envelope if you wish for your support material to be returned.  Also include appropriate postage and packaging
    for safe return.







Applications close on Friday
11 August 2017.


Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 25 August 2017


Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by Friday 25 August 2017


Delivery by Friday 22 - Tuesday
26 September 2017


Installation of sculptures
to take place on Sunday 22 to Tuesday 26 September 2017


Exhibition opens on Friday 
29 September 2017


Exhibition closes on Tuesday 
31 October 2017


Removal and collection of works from Wednesday 01 November 2017

Proud sponsors of Forbes Arts Society

Music by the brilliant Corinne Bailey Rae.

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