Geoff Overheu wins Sculpture Inside award

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Final Approach by Geoff Overheu of Gingin is on display at Cottesloe beach during Sculpture by the Sea.

GEOFF Overheu of Gingin was awarded The Rio Tinto Sculpture Inside Award of $5000 for his bronze work Swarm (2017) at the opening of Sculpture Inside, an indoor exhibition of sculpture by exhibiting artists and selected invited artists.

Mr Overheu, who has a studio in Gingin, also has another sculpture Final Approach on display at Cottesloe beach.

Now in its 14th year, Sculpture by the Sea has returned to transform the white sands of Cottesloe beach.

One of Perth’s biggest free public events, the exhibition attracts an estimated 220,000 visitors.

More than 70 Australian and international artists have been showcasing their work across the 18-day exhibition including 28 artists from WA.

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe finishes on Monday, March 19.