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Urban Art by Lump Sculpture Studio

Urban Art

At Lump Studios our focus is local craftsmanship and quality, our work stands in some of Australia’s most visible and awarded public indoor and outdoor spaces.

Our metal sculptures and urban art are made to order in Corten steel , Stainless steel or Aluminium and finished in a variety of rusty and custom paint finishes

Urban art projects are collaborations entered into with architects, designers, planners and developers. Lumps design and fabrication skill set is generally utilised in order to realise the finishing touches of a project or space. Lump’s body of work within the urban realm stretches the reaches of the public domain to the private urban courtyard. You can find our urban art and metal sculptures throughout Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Contact us to get your project started.

Below is a selection of urban art installations by Lump

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it was this big

Back to Urban Art “IT WAS THIS BIG” Martin Spinks. Corten Steel, Aluminum, Powder coat. Caltex Service Station. Bruce HWY, Benaraby. QLD. The sculpture aptly named “IT WAS THIS BIG” designed by Martin Spinks of Spinks & Co is the latest big thing to leave the Lump Studio. Martin engaged Lump Studio early [...]

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anne caudle centre

Back to Urban Art Commissioned by Kane Constructions for the Anne Caudle Centre Heritage Precinct Project. A sculptural Façade made of steel contrasts the existing and restored Heritage listed buildings.

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dragonfly

Back to Urban Art Working in close consultation with Outlines Landscape Architecture and UDL Group, Lump Studio referenced sculptures of insects and bugs to complete this detailed design of a Dragonfly for public installation in Tarneit. Sizes: Approx. 3500 L x 3000 w x 1000 T Thickness: Varied Weight: N/A Materials: Stainless Steel [...]

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balaclava railway station

Back to Urban-Art   Commissioned by the City Of Port Phillip as part of the renewal of the Balaclava Station precinct. The sculpture designed by Chris Vassallo called Social Collider is made from five interlinked Copper rings approximately 2 metres in diameter finished with a natural patina. The rings feature interactive [...]

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cairns substation

Back to Urban-Art   The Cairns Substation project unlike most public art projects was fuelled out of necessity as a way to hide a large power substation which was an eyesore in the middle of a nature strip. Lump was approached to create a design solution which would hide the substation [...]

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cardinia road railway station

Back to Urban-Art   In 2011 The Department Of Transport engaged Lump Sculpture Studio to produce a major artwork for the pedestrian underpass at the new Cardinia Road Railway Station.  Under the brief headed "Where we live and grow” Lump designed and created approximately 14 meters of Light Feature panels. The [...]

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christmas bow harbour town

Back to Urban Art   All of us at Lump are really proud to have been involved in the making of the Melbourne City Christmas Decorations for 2011 and 2012. Lump constructed three huge red bows for three great iconic Melbourne locations, The Melbourne Town Hall, Southgate Footbridge and the North [...]

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christmas bow melbourne town hall

Back to Urban-Art   All of us at Lump are really proud to have been involved in the making of the Melbourne City Christmas Decorations for 2011 and 2012.  Lump constructed three huge red bows for three great iconic Melbourne locations, The Melbourne Town Hall, Southgate Footbridge and the North Melbourne [...]

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christmas bow north melbourne town hall

Back to Urban-Art   All of us at Lump are really proud to have been involved in the making of the Melbourne City Christmas Decorations for 2011 and 2012. Lump constructed three huge red bows for three great iconic Melbourne locations, The Melbourne Town Hall, Southgate Footbridge and the North Melbourne [...]

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christmas bow southgate footbridge

Back to Urban-Art   All of us at Lump are really proud to have been involved in the making of the Melbourne City Christmas Decorations for 2011 and 2012.  Lump constructed three huge red bows for three great iconic Melbourne locations, The Melbourne Town Hall, Southgate Footbridge and the North Melbourne [...]

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connections westfield

Back to Urban Art The Connections sculpture was designed with public interaction in mind. The piece is located in a shopping center where there are a lot of children climbing and exploring, due to this we had to be mindful that the pieces were going to be safe when climbed on. This means keeping certain [...]

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deakin university reed sculpture

Back to Urban Art The Reed Sculpture was developed specifically for its capacity to be customised for multiple situations.  Standing 2.9 meters tall with possibilities of reaching up to 3.8 meters tall, the reed sculpture in its standard version can have as many as 7 reeds in a cluster or add and customise [...]

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ellenbrook

Back to Urban-Art   This project was constructed in the suburb of Ellenbrook, Western Australia.  Due to overhead works 1.6 mm Corten was the recommended gauge of Corten steel to use on this project.  All Corten panels were produced in the Melbourne studio with impressive 1 mm tolerances, shipped to W.A [...]

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galvin park leaf dome

Back to Urban Art The leaf skeleton dome at Galvin Park is a slightly smaller version of our original leaf skeleton dome for Westfield. Despite the fact that it is smaller in size it is constructed in more or less the fashion. The design is made to comply with all play safe [...]

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greenough screen installation

Back to Urban-Art   When Lump delivered corten sheets to Ric in W.A. we had no idea that they were to become part of a very significant installation. The sheets of corten left Lump in their raw state. Silver-black and blue-grey with no design, no folds and no intervention. Originally Ric, [...]

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harbourside PNG

Back to Urban Art Harbourside PNG is part of a redevelopment of the Garamut Port area of Port Moresby. Lump was approached by Cullen Feng to create a large-scale sculpture for permanent display in the area. Working very closely with Jon Cullen director of Cullen Feng Architecture we developed a totem like figure [...]

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latrobe city and taizhou australian garden

Back to Urban-Art   In celebration of the ten-year anniversary of the relationship between Latrobe City and Taizhou, Latrobe City was invited to build an Australian Garden in Tiande Lake Park, Taizhou. Latrobe City’s landscape officer Melissa Ellis and her colleagues took on the challenge of designing a garden that would [...]

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leaf skeleton collins st

Back to Urban-Art   Sixteen custom designed Leaf Skeleton sculptures populate this Winter Garden installation on a mid city rooftop in the heart of Melbourne's CBD. Leaf Skeleton Sculptures are created from Corten and finished in Lump's natural rusted finish. Four areas of the garden are tied together with a large [...]

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leaf skeleton dome sculpture westfield

Back to Urban-Art   A fallen leaf is many things. Folded and floating in a puddle it is a boat on a vast ocean following a new adventure. Propped up with twigs it's a shelter and meeting place for fairies, bugs and imagined creatures. Imagining worlds and societies like our own [...]

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leaf skeleton sculpture altona memorial park

Back to Urban-Art   We were commissioned by Florence Jaquet to create a sculpture for Altona Memorial Park. Florence, being not only a Landscape Architect but also a botanical artist designed the memorial garden with a seasonal theme including paving featuring decorative botanical etchings designed by Florence herself. The Lump Leaf [...]

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legacy place

Back to Urban-Art   Legacy Place is an urban art project dedicated to creating a memorial for Lieutenant General Sir Stanley Savige. At Lump we worked in conjunction with Melissa Ellis from Latrobe city council and created the Legacy Place sign. Made form 20mm thick steel with a natural rusted finish, [...]

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manor lakes corten walls

Back to Urban Art The project at Manor Lakes is made up by a series of Corten Steel walls extruding from the grassy surrounds. The rich colour of the Corten along with the green of the grass creates a stark contrast of colours and textures. Sizes: Sizes vary Thickness:  3 mm Weight: 200kg approx Materials: [...]

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pasadena wall

Back to Urban-Art   The Pasadena project is a 12 meter long wall which we clad with Corten steel sheets. The wall served as the entrance to the housing estate. Due to its irregular curved shape the project was first made with an MDF template before being cut from Corten steel [...]

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polaris 3083

Back to Urban-Art   Earlier last year Lump was commissioned to begin a project for a major development in Bundoora called Polaris 3083. A new major shopping and residential destination close to La Trobe University.  The first of the two projects is a sculptural installation located on the façade outside of [...]

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push pull square space glen huntly

Back to Urban-Art   "Wow! Incredible Entrance!" The brand new Square Space Push Pull Panel is a variation on our regular Square Space Screen design. Tim Turner photographed this spectacular entrance featuring the Push Pull Square Space Screen used as cladding covering the façade. Screens can be designed to display horizontally [...]

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scar tree

Back to Urban Art In our highly developed and very busy urban landscape, scar trees are signicant and living evidence of the occupation and daily customs of the local Wurundjeri tribe. Scar trees display evidence of scarring as a result of people removing sections of bark for 3 common uses; Canoes, Shields and [...]

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twisted leaf skeleton sculpture clayton

Back to Urban-Art   We transformed the Lump Twisted Leaf Skeleton sculpture into a towering 6-meter sculptural installation. The Leaf Skeleton filters dappled light over three floors inside the foyer of the beautiful new Rosebank apartments by Buildcorp Commercial.  Smaller Twisted Leaf Skeletons filter out into the open spaces surrounding the [...]

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victoria street gateway project

Back to Urban-Art   On 16 January 2014, a culturally themed gateway was installed at the intersection of Victoria Street and Hoddle Street in Richmond. The gateway recognises Asian migration to the area and pays tribute to the cultural contributions that have established Victoria Street's reputation as a bustling and diverse [...]

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westfield hornsby playspace

Back to Urban-Art   Westfield Hornsby Playspace The playspace at Westfield Hornsby NSW involved a variety of pieces combining both the sculptural and interactive lighting elements within each individual piece. To begin with we created three Mushroom Stools. These Mushrooms feature a smooth painted steel surface and deep-dished mushroom heads that [...]