Jimmy Rix – Recipient of the Allen Family Acquisitive Award

In News March 27, 2023

Image above: Dunbi the Owl  2019-20  bronze  80.5 x 49 x 31cm  edition 7 of 9. Photograph by David White Photography.

Congratulations to Jimmy Rix, who has been awarded the Allen Family Acquisitive Award for interior sculpture at the Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition with his work Dunbi the Owl.

The biennial Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition, held over seven weeks, attracts Australia’s most recognizable interior and exterior sculptors working across a wide variety of mediums. It is located along the picturesque Main Street of Yinnar, a community of 900 in Gippsland, Victoria. Now in its 4th iteration, this exhibition includes over 80 sculptures, artist talks and an exciting event program.

The $10,000 Allen Prize for Interior Sculpture is an acquisitive prize, funded by the Allen Family. It is the largest of the four prizes offered in the Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition.


Gippsland Sculpture Exhibition
Main Street and arc yinnar Gallery
26 March – 7 May 2023