January – February 2017 – Brighton Jetty Classic Sculptures


Silvio is displaying his Sealion Birdbath, situated along the foreshore at the Brighton Classic, between the 25th January and the 5th February.


November 2016 – City of Casey











Silvio has installed a Wombat at the start of the Jessie Traill Reserve walking path in Harkaway in Victoria.  Further along is a Platypus with Young and in the Cardinia Creek catchment area he has installed a male Platypus.

November 2016 – UNESCO Award


Last evening the Governor of SA, Hieu Van Le, presented an award given by the Adelaide Chapter of UNESCO to AHISS, represented by Silvio and Natalija Apponyi,  Nigel Steele Scott, Barry Windle, Brooke Yates (absent) and acknowledging the late Chris Steele Scott.  It reads “For outstanding achievement in creating international and artistic events involving mentoring and a lasting legacy of 26 magnificent sculptures throughout the Adelaide Hills.”


Barry Windle, Natalija and Silvio Apponyi, with Lachlan Clyne, Mayor of the City of Unley.

November 2016 – Art Images












Silvio’s exhibition at Art Images continues till Sunday 13th November.  Pictured is his “Sealion Birdbath” carved from green granite.

October/November 2016 – Beaudesert


Silvio joined other colleagues of the late Craig Medson to create Craig’s sculpture planned for 2014, a humorous tribute to a wonderful sculptor and friend.

October 2016 – Art Images

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River Inlet, Lake Carlet, by Peter Coad                Egret Watching 1/9, by Silvio Apponyi


Silvio and Peter Coad will be sharing centre-stage at Art Images from the 14th October until the 13th November.  Silvio and Peter have been colleagues for more than 30 years, exhibiting together in Japan and Malaysia.  This is Peter’s first show in Adelaide since 2011     and not to be missed.

Gallery Hours are Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, Saturday 10am -5pm and Sunday 2pm – 5pm.  Art Images: 32, The Parade, Norwood SA 5067, tel: 8363 0806.

View the show on-line at artimagesgallery.com.au

August 2016 – SALA

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For SA Living Artists festival, Silvio’s studio will be open for 2 weekends, 13th-14th August and 20th-21st, from 10am -5pm. His colleagues John Nelson, Barry Lincoln, Sally Wickes and Tim Spooner will also have works on display.  Devonshire teas in the afternoon, gold coin donation.






July – August 2016 – Woodcarving at Goolwa


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IMG_3396 copy    Progress (Lars in background)

Silvio is currently working at Goolwa for 15 days, for the Alexandrina Council, carving a tree-trunk alongside his 2 mentees, local Lars Heldmann and Ngarrindjeri man Robert Wuldi.  They are working near Signal Point Gallery from Saturday 23rd – Friday 29th July, Monday 1st – Friday 5th August and Monday 8th – Wednesday 10th August.

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July 2016 – Paleo Conference, University of Adelaide

Silvio will be having a stand at the University of Adelaide PALEO conference next week, Mon 11th- Friday 15th July.  He will be displaying and working on a series of small works based on Ediacaran fossils and trilobites.


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May 2016 – Waite Arboretum

Silvio’s stainless steel grates covering the ponds in the rose garden at the Waite Arboretum have been unveiled.

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Pictured are the Curator Dr. Jennifer Gardner, Silvio, Volunteer Philip Thomas, Volunteer Guide and Past President of the Friends of the Arboretum Henry Krichauff and Landscape Architect Viesturs Cielens.  This wonderful arboretum is part of the Urrbrae campus of the Waite Institute of the University of Adelaide and is open every day from dawn to dusk and there are sculptures by Greg Johns and Silvio to be discovered as well as an amazing collection of trees from all around the world.  Entry is free and there are public conveniences behind Urrbrae House.