CV

LARISSA SMAGARINSKY - SCULPTOR

SHORTENED ARTIST'S CV.

 

Over forty years experience in sculpture.

Sculptures created in various mediums, themes and styles.

Most sculptures cast in bronze.

COMMISSIONS: Fifteen Public installations in Australia, eight in Russia and one in China.

IN AUSTRALIA: Major public works through open competition:

“The Last Farewell” (Horse and Soldier) life size, bronze as a memorial to The Light Horse Regiment commissioned by City Council and Defense Housing Authority.

“Dance of Love” life size bronze at Darling Harbour Exhibition Centre, Sydney.

“Together Through Time” at Macquarie University sculpture garden, NSW.

“Supporting Hands” as a memorial to Volunteers, abstract sculpture, cast stone, 4.5 meters high, at Paul Keating Park, Bankstown, NSW.

“Olympic Spirit” series of life size bronze sculptures at Quay West, Melbourne, Victoria.

“Harmony” and “Diver” life sized cast stone, at Darling Park, Sussex St, Sydney.

Sculpture based on Australian History, Brighton Le Sands RSL Club, NSW.

Bronze sculpture at Long and  Acre, The Tasmanian Sculpture Garden, Tasmania, and other locations in Australia.

 

CREATED A NUMBER OF BRONZE PORTRAIT BUSTS OF AUSTRALIAN AND OVERSEAS WELL KNOWN PERSONALITIES.

 

In Australia permanently installed at: Parliament House, Sydney- Bronze bust of former Premier Neville Wran.

Art Centre Gunnery Building, Wooloomooloo, Sydney- bronze bust of Franco Belgiorno Nettis.

CSIRO, Canberra, different bronze sculpture portrait of Neville Wran.

Westfield Corporation commissioned bust of John Saunders, founder of Holocaust Museum, Sydney.

SBS Television broadcast station, Sydney- bronze bust of Nicholas Shehaidie.

A number in private collections.

INTERNATIONAL REPRESENTATION: Russian museum, Moscow, Russia.  ICM Art Collection, Geneva, Switzerland.   Coca Cola Art Collection USA.   Alexandria Library, Egypt. Worlds biggest sculpture park, Changchun, China.

AWARDS: Gosford Regional Art Gallery 2003 and 2008.    Brighton  Classic Sculpture exhibition, Adelaide, 1010 and 2011.    Sculptors Society  Darling Park exhibitions: 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013. 

MOST RECENT PUBLICATION: Slow Burn (book) A century of Australian Women artists from a private collection(in honour of Eva Breuer).  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Larissa Smagarinsky

Contact Details

Ph: (02) 4323 6398
Website: http://www.larinsky.com