Elyssa Sykes-Smith

Elyssa Sykes-Smith is a Sydney based artist currently exploring the figure through drawing, sculpture and working within the fields of site-specific sculpture and installation. She has recently completed a BFA(Hons) in Sculpture at The National Art School. Sykes-Smith has exhibited three times in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, receiving the Clitheroe Foundation Mentorship in 2012 and the Staff Choice Award in 2013. She was awarded the People’s Choice Prize in the Sculpture at Sawmillers Exhibition 2014; the Julian Beaumont Sculpture Prize in 2012; the Sculpture In The Valley People’s Choice Award in 2011; she has recently taken part in the Heath Ledger Young Artists Oral History Project, National Film and Sound Archives, and has work in the Saatchi & Saatchi Sydney collection.