Stonemason Carving Competition
Rookwood General Cemetery’s (RGC) annual Stonemason Carving Competition, invites Stonemasons to hand carve a snapshot of an existing or original architectural detail, feature or profile within stone. The carvings submitted depict a geometric architectural detail in a variety of scales and forms.
Applications are now closed for the 2022 Stonemason Carving Competition which will be presented at Rookwood Cemetery in April 2022. Entry is free and open to established stonemasons and apprentices. Contact us for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0476 400 101.
What is the Stonemason Carving Competition?
Rookwood General Cemetery (RGC) presents the inaugural Stonemason Carving Competition.
Stonemasons are invited to hand carve a snapshot of an existing or original architectural detail, feature or profile within stone. The carvings submitted depict a geometric architectural detail in a variety of scales and forms.
Our 2022 Participants
View our 2022 Stonemason participants:
- Brad Rimmer
- Daniel Kilminster - Apprentice Award
- David Brook
- Harold McLean - 1st Prize
- Hayden Wallace
- John Lynch - 2nd Prize
- Luke McDonald
- Marc Brown
- Matthew Johnson
- Joshua Tilden
- Sach Killam
The carvings are judged on design, execution and finish by:
- Michael Landers, Head Teacher of Stonemasonry, TAFE NSW
- Paul Thurlow, Head Sculptor, Heritage Stone Works (Public Works); and
- Katie Hicks, NSW Cemeteries Advisor, National Trust
The judges faced the unenviable position of selecting first and second place, as well as an apprentice award.
Nominations for the 2022 People's Choice Award supported by the Friends of Rookwood has now closed.
Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors