The Sculpture Park will help redefine Saint Lucia’s public spaces, enhance the island’s natural beauty, assist in creating greater environmental sensitivity, foster a new culturally sensitive artistic movement, and strengthen the overall cultural awareness of both Saint Lucians and the international community.
This unique initiative, which is expected to garner substantial local, regional and international assistance, has the support of the Government of Saint Lucia and a personal endorsement from the Hon. Dr. Kenny D. Anthony, Prime Minister & Minister for Finance, Economic Affairs, Planning & Social Security. The project has also partnered with the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Agriculture and Solid Waste Management to clean the rivers and replant the riverbanks as part of a programme to create public spaces that celebrate art and the living environment.
Phase one comprises 50 contemporary sculptures, including 3 figurative works; the Saint Lucia Parrot (Amazona versicolor) by Professor Todd McGrain, Darren Sammy (the Saint Lucian Cricketer), and an installation of totems by Laurent Valère.
Proposed Sculptors Are: Todd McGrain, Paige Bradley, Jeff Koons, Antony Gormley, Fernando Botero, Pablo Atchugarry, Igor Mitoraj, Corban Walker, Ai Weiwei, Richard Serra, Dale Chihuly, Anish Kapoor, Seward Johnson, Tony Cragg, Laura Facey, Angela Conner, Jonathan Borovsky, Jeppe Heine, Michael Craig Martin, Teng Shan Chi, Lee Zih Cing, Ann Christopher, Jorge Jimenez Deredia, Rafael Barrios, Michael Dunbar, Thomas Heatherwick, Marie-Madeleine Gautier, Anilore Banon, Jaume Plensa, Marco Cianfanelli, Yoshin Ogata, Tomie Otake, David Černý, Oliver Voss, Laurent Valère, Jallim Eudovic among others.
To Be Funded By: Art Foundations, Funding Agencies, Endowments for the Arts, NGOs, international corporations, individuals, friendly governments, the Government of Saint Lucia, through Saint Lucia Sculpture Park Foundation fundraising events locally and internationally, membership fees and merchandising.