Allen Horstmanshof Curriculum Vitae

Formal training
  • University of the Witwatersrand,
  • Southern Cross University Lismore NSW
  • Walter Batiss School of Art, Pretoria
  • The Johannesburg  Art Foundation, South Africa
 Sculpting workshops etc
  • ACE Sydney, clay modelling
  • ACE Melbourne, Modelling the human face and mould making
  • Modelling the human form
  • RMIT, Metal casting - Pete Watts
  • Stone Carving  - Craig Medson
  • Mould making - Elli Schlunke
  • Shona stone carving techniques -  Alexander & Biggi Makaki (Zimbabwe)
  • Sculpting Techniques Lismore Tafe
  • Marble carving and design, with Giovanni Balderi  (Italy) -    2 separate occasions
  • Marble sculpting techniques with Graham Radcliffe
  • Workshop with Tom Bass
  • Paper Pulp Sculpture.  National Art School with Tim Kyle
  • Board member of the Executive Committee for artsCape 2010
  Exhibitions

  • Thursday Plantation East Coast Sculpture Show - ten consequetive years from 1997 to 2007
  • P.A.N. Byron Art Exhibitions 2001 to 2006
  • Bentley Art Prize  2000
  • Erotica in Art  2002
  • The Sculpture Association Australia Square Sydney 2004
  • Starlight Exhibition, Mullumbimby
  • Studio Arts Tours  2001-3
  • Buck Fizz Gallery joint exhibition 2003
  • The inaugural artsCape Sculpture Walk 2005
  • Casuarina Sculpture Walk  2006
  • The Byron Art Prize 2007
  • Sculpture by the Sea -Bondi 2007
  • Swell at Currumbin 2008/2009/2010
  • Ocean Shores Art Expo 2008 (First Prize)
  • Ocean Shores Art Expo 2009/10
  • SMLXL group sculpture show Waygood Gallery 2009
  • 3D Group Sculpture Show Byron Bay 2010
  • Byron Writers Festival Sculpture Show 2009/2010

 

  Awards
  • Royal Show, Pietermaritzburg,  Drawing Prize 1960
  • Thursday Plantation East Coast Sculpture Show.  Joint Winner of Regional Artist Prize 2005
  • Thursday Plantation East Coast Sculpture Show 2007 Winner of the Curator's Award
  • Ocean Shores Art Expo 2008 - first prize

 

 Some Commissions
  • Large sandstone abstract garden sculpture for a private collector in Byron Bay
  • Indoor  sandstone sculpture for a private collector North Sydney.
  • Indoor/outdoor sandstone sculpture for private Collector Anglesea in Victoria.
  • Marble sculpture for entrance hall of private home which was faetured inseveral house and garden style magazines
  • Marble sculpture for lounge area of private home
  • Outdoor sculpture made of wire.
  • Cellulose cement sculpture for a film set