Sensous Sculpture Garden

Bruno Torf created one of Australia’s’ most beautiful sculpture gardens, a rain forest filled with amazing art work blended with the natural surroundings. Bruno Torfs - Tutt'Art@ Bruno Torfs - Tutt'Art@ (25) Bruno Torfs - Tutt'Art@ (24) Bruno Torfs - Tutt'Art@ (20) Torf was born in South America and  moved to Europe at the age of 15.  An adventurous spirit and a passion for traveling took him on many trips around the world. After spending several years traveling, Bruno and his family moved to Australia. He had formulated  a vision in the sculpture garden and found the perfect place to bring it to life. The location in Maryville, a small Victorian village near Melbourne, offered the ideal location with luscious, sub-alpine forests and large patches of rain forests. In these forests, Bruno created an inspiring and beautiful fantasy world influenced by his travels.

Bruno Torfs - Tutt'Art@ (30) Bruno Torfs - Tutt'Art@ (29) Bruno Torfs - Tutt'Art@ (27) Bruno Torfs - Tutt'Art@ (12) Bruno Torfs - Tutt'Art@ (1)Disaster struck in February 2009 when the Black Saturday bushfires overtook the area. The result was one of Australia’s most devastating wildfires ever recorded. Despite authorities prohibiting locals to enter the town, Bruno was convinced that his artworks were destroyed. Surprisingly, a large number of his sculptures survived the fire, so the artist decided to rebuild his beloved garden.

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