Southern Highlands artist James Bunter will be featured in this year's Sculpture in the Garden exhibition.
Sculptures in the Garden is the largest sculpture exhibition in regional NSW, with over 3500 visitors in 2018.
Held at the picturesque Rosby Vineyard in Mudgee, NSW the exhibition is set among country gardens and vineyard vistas.
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The location provides the perfect backdrop for some of Australia's most talented artists and their works.
This year will see over 100 artists exhibit 250 pieces of work, with the total value of the prizes and acquisitions totaling more than $40,000.
Visitors will have an opportunity to vote for their favourite artwork with the winner to receive a $500 People's Choice Award. There is also a $300 Sculptors Society Sensory Sculpture prize and a SIG for Kids exhibition to support budding young artists.
Renown sculptor Stephen King has been confirmed to open this year's exhibition.
Mr King, a sheep and cattle farmer, is well known for his over-sized carved and constructed wood sculptures and takes influence from farm life and environmental issues. He has won an array of prizes including Sculpture by the Sea's major prize in 2013.
Author and photographer Annabelle Hickson will host a discussion and book signing on October 13.
Ms Hickson has recently published A Tree in the House - a guide for the aspiring home florist.
The author said she was thrilled to travel to Mudgee for Sculptures in the Garden.
"The combination of art and gardens and the beautiful Mudgee landscape represents so much of what is wonderful about life in the country," Ms Hickson said.
"Now, in the middle of this unrelenting drought, one of the best things we can do for towns like Mudgee is to visit and, with our wallets, support the cafes, motels, shops and superb events like this."
The Sculptures in the Garden exhibition will be held on October 12 and 13.
Proceeds from the weekend exhibition are used to purchase public art for the Mudgee Sculpture Walk in a joint venture with Mid-Western Regional Council. Revenue collected at the gate and from catering will go to the Mudgee Support Group of Guide Dogs NSW/ACT.