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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 open for the 2022 Stonemason Carving Competition which will be presented at Rookwood Cemetery in March 2022. Entry is free and open to established stonemasons and apprentices. Contact us for more information at marketing@rookwoodcemetery.com.au 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.

Winning Works of 2021

The carvings submitted were 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.

View the winners

 

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