FEATURED ARTIST – Beatrice Magalotti

Sacks is the current featured artwork on the MSWPS Website and Facebook Page. The artwork received the Valda Cuming Sculpture Award at the 2023 MSWPS Annual Exhibition, Changing Perspectives.

Judge Suzette Wearne commented: These quotidean objects from the everyday are rendered poignantly and with a deadpan wit. A surprising and delightful work.

VALDA CUMING SCULPTURE AWARD
  • Artist: Beatrice Magalotti
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Artwork size unframed (mm): 70 x 130 x 130
  • Price: $1,300.00

The hand-sewn sacks and crudely stitched seams are metaphors for fragility, the act of mending clothes and patching together our lives. These pieces are snapshots of people’s belongings and goods. The contents of the sacks is left very much to the viewer’s imagination.