Friends Sculpture Prize

For a number of years the Friends of Battersea Park sponsored a Sculpture prize, giving the chance for a student to display a work in the Park for a year. Initially championed by Tom Maxwell, and more recently organised by former RCA graduate and, now ex-, Friends committee member Steve Bunn.

Sculpture Prize 1996

Beth Cullen After Foucault presented by Lord Snowdon.

Sculpture Prize 1997

Thomas R Ostenberg Above Conflict presented by Dr Alan Borg CBE

Sculpture Prize 1998

Si Sapsford Model of Perfection, presented by Lord Foster OM

Sculpture Prize 1999

Steve Bunn

Sculpture Prize 2000

Kieran Doyle Celebrations for the fiftieth edition of the Review coincide with the 5th Open-Air Sculpture Award, which was held on a golden evening on Monday 11th September. The Friends…

Sculpture Prize 2001

Wilhelmina Baldwin The weather was extremely cooperative the evening of the Friends of Battersea Park’s Sixth annual sculpture award ceremony: sculpture, speakers and guests alike were bathed in limpid, late…

Sculpture Prize 2002

John Summers Once again the weather was perfect for the presentation of the Friends’ 7th Sculpture Award on 2nd September. Over ninety people gathered at the Pump House – Friends…

Sculpture Prize 2003

Andrew Broadbent Television arts celebrity Loyd Grossman O.B.E. presented the 2003 Friends of Battersea Park Sculpture Award, a cheque for £1,000, to 37-year-old sculptor Andrew Broadbent on 1st September. Broadbent’s…

Sculpture Prize 2007

Maxine Schaffer For her work “Buckhorn Plantain”, in painted steel, the winner of the 2007 award was Maxine Schaffer from the Royal College of Art Sculpture School . Minutes before…

Sculpture Prize 2008

Gareth Williams The Friends committee studied eight proposals for the sculpture this year and selected, amongst robust competition, Gareth Williams’ sculpture depicting a hand carved, monumental football.  In a recent…

Sculpture Prize 2009

Edward Payne Table Shelter – Stack presented by Professor Richard Wentworth RCA

Sculpture Prize 2010

Dexter Dymoke We Love This Place presented by Professor David Raison RCA Steve Bunn interviews Dexter Dymoke about his new sculpture, commissioned by the Friends of Battersea Park. Battersea Park…

Sculpture Prize 2011

Lucy Tomlins Concrete Country  presented by Anderson Inge AIA

Sculpture Prize 2012

Luke Burton This & That & These & Those presented by Denise De Cordova, RCA

Sculpture Prize 2013

Anna Flemming Magpie Feather presented by Kate Davies RCA

Sculpture Prize 2014

Michael Pecirno The Air Above presented by Kevin Walker, RCA

Sculpture Prize 2016

Daria Jelonek & Franziska Hatton Neither You Nor I presented by Oliver Wainwright

Sculpture Prize 2017

Makiko Takashima Sound Harmonising presented by Haroon Mirza