The Rottnest Foundation ‘Festival of Sail’ Perpetual Trophy is a bronze statue of the Island created by the well-known Fremantle artist Greg James.
Greg James is a Western Australian artist with 25 years of experience who specializes in life size bronze figures. His numerous public sculptures have become well known landmarks throughout Fremantle and Perth, whilst his collectable work is displayed throughout Australia, and in galleries in Ireland, the United Kingdom, and New Zealand. His work has also featured previously in Rome, Paris, London, Berlin, Amsterdam, and Hong Kong.
The Greg James Sculpture Studio Gallery has been located in J Shed, on Bathers Beach in Fremantle, Western Australia, since 1993. Greg specializes in bronze sculpture, however, he also works with materials such as stone, marble, wood, forton, aluminium and steel, and produces paintings and drawings using acrylics, charcoal, pencil, pastel, oil and watercolour. Inspired by people, Greg continues to create works that focus on elements of the human condition.