Call for Artists to Work in Sandstone

Approximately ten artists from all over the world will be working with the Obernkirchen Sandstone (a famous material among sculptors). The working place will be on the church square in the Centre of Obernkirchen.

International Obernkirchen Sculptor Symposium I


The organizer provides the participants with about 1 m3 of Obernkirchen Sandstone. A visit to the quarry during the symposium will be part of the artists’ programme. The works created during the symposium remain the property of the artists. The participants agree to lend their work to the city of Obernkirchen for a period of two years.


Purpose of the association is the promotion of art and culture in Obernkirchen and the deepening of the art interest within the population.

Who is it for?

Individual artists at an international level.


Obernkirchen, Germany

Duration of stay

2 weeks

Financing amounts

Travel expenses will be refunded.

Free accommodation and meals.

1.000€ artist grants.

Source of funding


Type of activity

Community event

Type of sector