Pioneer Woman sculpture

Pioneer Woman sculpture, Sydney, public art

Public Art : Pioneer Woman sculpture

Sculptor: © Alex Sandor Kolozsy

Description: The 2m bronze group depicts an early female settler carrying a child in one arm while gently pulling a young by the other. Both children are pointing upwards.

Date Unveiled: The Pioneer Woma statue was unveiled on the 19th of November, 1988.

Commissioned by : The Pioneer Women's Society of Australasia

Funded by : The statue was installed to commemorate 200 years of European settlement and was funded jointly by NSW Bicentennial Council, the National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited and the Pioneer Women's Society of Australasia.

Location: The Pioneer Woman sculpture is located in the Jessie Street Gardens, just near Macquarie Place, Sydney CBD, Australia.


This statue was commissioned by the Women's Pioneer Society of Australasia in recognition of the courage and endurance of our Women Pioneers and their vital role in the development of this country.

The project was jointly funded by:
The New South Wales Bicentennial Council
The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Limited
The Women's Pioneer Society of Australasia

to commemorate the Bicentenary of Australia.

Unveiled on 19.11.1988 by Lady Rowland.

Sculptor Kolozsy


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