Paul Selwood, Australian Sculptor, Wollombi, Hunter Valley
Paul Selwood has had many group and solo exhibitions since 1965.


  • Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
  • Mildura Arts Centre, Victoria
  • Gold Coast Regional Gallery, Queensland
  • Griffith University, Queensland
  • Heidi Museum of Modern Art, Victoria
  • Liverpool City Council, New South Wales
  • Macquarie University, New South Wales
  • Macquarie Bank, NSW, Singapore
  • Maitland Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
  • National Bank Collection, Victoria
  • New England Regional Art Museum, New South Wales
  • Orange Regional Art Gallery, New South Wales
  • Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney, NSW
  • Stanthorpe City Council, Queensland
  • Townsville City Council, Queensland
  • UBS Collection, Victoria
  • Kumstrup Engineering, Denmark.

Prizes and Awards

  • 1972 – Armidale Sculpture Prize, juror Daniel Thomas
  • 1973 – Liverpool Sculpture Prize, juror Douglas Dundas
  • 1975 – Commonwealth Arts Grant
  • 1977 – Townsville Sculpture Award
  • 1988 – Artist Development Grant, Australia Council
  • 1998 – Highly commended, Wynne Prize, Art Gallery of New South Wales
  • 2011 – The Balnaves Award, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, NSW
  • 2013 – The Helen Lempriare Scholarship for a senior sculptor.


2002 – Victorian Bar Association for the Owen Dixon Chambers, Melbourne Victoria.


  • Baker, James. From the Landscape: A review of the influence of the landscape in contemporary art, Institute of Contemporary Art publication, Brisbane, 1991.
  • Cheney, Jacqui. ‘Seriousness and Subtlety’, The Canberra Times, September 13, 2011.
  • Delaruelle, Jacques. Paul Selwood, Art Monthly, July, 1990, no.32.
  • Delaruelle, Jacques. Review, Sydney Review, June, 1992.
  • Douglas, Tim. ‘A century of being driven to abstraction’, The Australian, September 1, 2011.
  • Fern, Lynette. ‘Heavy Metal Inspiration’ Sydney Morning Herald, July 03, 1992.
  • Germain, Max. Artists and Galleries of Australia and New Zealand, Lansdowne, 1979.
  • Grishin, Sasha. ‘Exploring the boundaries’,The Canberra Times, May 2, 2011.
  • Harris, Peter. World Sculpture News, vol.6, No.1, p.71.
  • Higson, Rosalie. Statements in Stained Steel, The Australian, Oct 16, 2008.
  • Hill, Peter. Richard Goodwin and Paul Selwood at Delmar Gallery, Opening Speech, March 2007.
  • Legge, Geoffrey. Negative Positive Positive Negative (catalogue), Watters Gallery, Sydney, 1995.
  • Lynn, Elwyn. Reflective tone from the pulpit, The Australian, (Weekend Review), p13, Feb 14, 1993.
  • McDonald, John. ‘A life celebrated on a grand scale’, The Sydney Morning Herald, Spectrum, July 11 -12, 2011.
  • McDonald, John. ‘Lines of thought’, The Sydney Morning Herald, Spectrum, September 17 – 18, 2011.
  • McGillick, Paul. Sculptures in a Setting: Paul Selwood, Aspect, no. 28, 1983.
  • Maloon, Terence. In conversation with Paul Selwood: Art and Australia No 48 Volume 2.
  • Maloon, Terence. “Manifold: Paul Selwood’s Sculpture’ Watters Gallery Catalogue, 2012.
  • Mendelssohn, Joanna. Review, Art and Australia, Autumn, 2009.
  • Rey, Una. ‘Do you see what I see’, The Herald, March 2011.
  • Scarlet, Ken. Australian Sculptors, Nelson, 1979.
  • Shields, Harvey. The Interview: Paul Selwood, online interview, Serious, May, 2006.
  • Sturgeon, Graeme. The Development of Australian Sculpture 1788 1975, Thames, 1978.
  • Sturgeon, Graeme. Australian Sculpture Now, National Gallery of Victoria, 1984.

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