Tom Bass

Public Sculptures

1948 Jack Earth (sandstone) Comfort Hill, Sutton Forest, NSW
1948 Crest of the Campbell Clan for Campbelltown and Airds Historical Society, NSW
1950 The Mermaid Fountain (copper deposit) Private Garden, Cremorne, NSW
1951 The Tea Drinkers (cast concrete) exhibited Art Gallery of NSW, Sydney, Wynne Prize Competition. Sculptures now with Belinda Moon, Cassilus, NSW
1952 Brown Owl Fountain (Toadstool Fountain)(copper deposit), Girl Guides Training Centre, Turramurra, NSW
1953 The Poll Hereford Bull (reconstituted stone) Harrington Park NSW
1953 The Student (sandstone) Main Gates, University of Sydney, NSW
1953 Crucifix (copper deposit) Canisius College SJ, Pymble, NSW
1953-55 The Falconer (copper deposit) University of New South Wales, NSW
1954 St Joseph the Carpenter (polychrome plaster) Catholic Church, Warren, NSW
1954-56 The Trial of Socrates (copper deposit) The University of Melbourne, Vic
1954-59 The Idea of a University (reconstituted stone) Wilson Hall, University of Melbourne, Vic
1955 Saint Francis Xavier (copper deposit) Roman Catholic Church, Ashbury, NSW
1955-56 External Crucifix (copper deposit), St Augustine’s Church, Yass, NSW
1955-56 Reredos Crucifix (polychrome plaster), St Augustine’s Church, Yass, NSW
1955-56 St Paul the Sailmaker (polychrome plaster), St Augustine’s Church, Yass, NSW
1956-59 Research (copper deposit) formerly the ICI Building, Sydney, NSW
1956-59 Herald Sculpture (copper deposit) Sydney Morning Herald Building, Sydney, NSW
1958-60 Edmund Rice (copper deposit) St Patrick’s College, Goulburn, NSW
1959 St Ignatius Riverview (copper deposit), NSW
1959 Baptismal Font (polychrome reconstituted stone and copper) St Joseph’s Church, Camperdown, NSW
1959-60 Fountain Figure (copper deposit) Chancellor’s Court, University of New South Wales, NSW
1959-61 Ethos (copper deposit) Civic Square, Canberra, ACT
1959-62 Our Lady Archetype of the Church (reconstituted stone) Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Hobart, Tas
1960-61 RACV Water Sculpture (copper deposit) RACN Building, Melbourne, Vic
1960-61 High Altar (polychrome reconstituted stone) Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Hobart, Tas
1960-62 AMP Emblem (copper deposit) AMP Building, Sydney Cove, NSW
1961 Votive Figure of the Sacred Heart (polychrome concrete) Sancta Sophia College, University of Sydney, NSW
1962-63 P&O Wall Fountain (copper fabrication) formerly the P&O Building, Hunter Street, Sydney, NSW
1962-63 Children’s Tree (bronze) CML Building, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Vic
1962-63 AGC Sculpture (copper fabrication) formerly AGC House, Phillip Street, Sydney, NSW
1963-64 Transportation (copper fabrication) H.C. Sleigh Building, Queen Street, Melbourne, Vic
1964 Saint Luke Icon (polychrome reconstituted stone), St Vincent’s Hospital, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW
1965-66 Crucifix (polychrome plaster) Royal Military College, Duntroon, ACT
1966 MMI Sculpture (copper fabrication) MMI Building, Brisbane, Qld
1966 Votive Figure (copper fabrication) St Aloysius College, Adelaide, SA
1966-67 Coat of Arms (copper fabrication) Treasury Building, Canberra, ACT
1966-67 AMP Emblem (bronze) AMP Building, Adelaide, SA
1967 St Vincent the Paul Logo, Australia
1967-68 Lintel Sculpture (copper fabrication) National Library, Canberra, ACT
1968-69 Sculptured Emblem (bronze) Australian Chancery Building, Washington DC USA
1969 AMP Emblem (copper and bronze) Hobart, Tas
1969 Sculptured Altar (timber) For Fr Ted Kennedy St. Joseph’s Church, Neutral Bay, NSW (Relocated to St Vincent’s Church, Redfern, NSW)
1969 Our Lady and Christ the Priest (polychrome plaster, Catholic Seminary Manly, NSW, now at Good Shepherd Seminary Homebush
1969 Wall Sculpture (reconstituted stone) Poor Clares Monastery, Campbelltown, NSW
1970-80 Working on personal sculptures
1971 Entrance Sculpture (copper) Western Australian Institute of Technology, South Bentley, WA
1973 The Genii (bronze) Queen Victoria Gardens, Melbourne, Vic
1976 McWilliam (bronze) Hanwood near Griffith, NSW
1980 Solo exhibition: David Jones Art Gallery, Sydney
1984 The Art and The Sciences (reconstituted stone) Great Hall Sculptures University of Sydney, NSW
1986 Mary Immaculate (polychrome plaster) Catholic Church, Bossley Park, NSW
1987 Our Lady if Sorrows, (polychrome plaster) Cannosian Hospital, Brisbane, Qld
1987 Saint Paul (reconstituted stone) Aurora College, Moss Vale, NSW
1987 Magdalene Foundress (polychrome reconstituted stone) Cannosian Hospital, Brisbane, Qld
1988-89 Ascension (bronze and stainless steel) Nanarup, WA
1989 Christopher Robin (polychrome resin) Prince of Wales Children’s Hospital, Randwick, NSW
1995 Votive Reredos Cross (timber polychrome), St. Finbar’s Church, Glenbrook, NSW
1997 St Peter Julian Eymard (cold cast bronze) St Patrick’s Church Melbourne Vic
2002 Head of Lionel Murphy (for bronze) Private collection
2002-06 Elizabeth (bronze) sculpture of Mrs. Macquarie
2003 Installed the Baker of Narromine (polychrome reconstituted stone), Donated to Narromine, NSW
2004 St Augustin (cold cast bronze) low relief for St Augustin’s Church Yass, NSW
2006 Unveiling of the Elizabeth (Campbell Macquarie) sculpture at Mawson Park, Campbelltown City, NSW
2006 Nov-Dec The first major retrospective Tom Bass Retrospective – Sydney Celebrates the Sculpture of Bass was staged at the Sydney Opera House.
2007-08 The Retrospective toured to Bathurst Regional Art Gallery.
2008 Installation of Bradman – portrait as part of the Captain’s Walk Cootamundra
2009 Amicus Award based on the AMP sculpture Amicus in Re Certa