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2017 Rio Tinto WA Emerging Sculptor Mentorship Announced

Posted: March 5, 2017 / Announced, Awards, Major Prize
Hayley Bahr & Tim Keevil, Cansumerism 2017.

Congratulations to local Perth artist Hayley Bahr, announced as the recipient of the Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2017 Rio Tinto WA Emerging Sculptor Mentorship. On receiving the mentorship, Hayley said: “It was a pleasant surprise and has been invaluable to me at this point in my career as a multidisciplinary artist. This amazing opportunity will allow…


Denise Pepper receives 2017 WA Sculptor Scholarship

Posted: / Announced, Awards
Denise Pepper, Leaden Hearts, Sculptures by the Sea, Cottelsoe 2017. Photo Ben Reynolds

The Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $10,000 was awarded at the opening of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe to Denise Pepper from Bayswater in Perth for ‘Leaden Heart’. This scholarship, donated by Gavin Bunning & Julienne Penny since 2013, provides funds for the artist’s study, travel and the advancement of their career, together with an invitation…


People’s Choice Award & Kids’ Choice Award Winner Announced!

Posted: November 8, 2016 / Announced, Awards
Rebel Penfold Russell OAM
Ross Drinnan

Congratulations to Gillie & Marc Schattner for ‘Buried Rhino’, the Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016 recipients of the $5,000 Allen’s People’s Choice Award and $3,000 Kids’ Choice Award supported by Rebel Penfold-Russell OAM. This sculpture of a rhino buried in the sand of Tamarama Beach (whose belly children loved climbing over) raises awareness of the plight of these beautiful, vulnerable…


2016 EY People’s Choice Revealed

Posted: March 20, 2016 / Announced, Awards, News
Zilvinas Kempinas, Kakashi, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016. Photo Jessica Wyld

On the final day of the 12th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, New York City based artist, Zilvinas Kempinas from Lithuania and Suzie Bleach (originally from Geraldton) and Andrew Townsend from NSW were announced as the joint recipients of the EY People’s Choice Prize for their respective works Kakashi and A Burden. Kempinas’ stunning…


Thank you for another fantastic Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi

Posted: November 12, 2015 / Awards, News
Gillie & Marc Schattner, flying fish, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo Jessica Wyld.

Monday November 9 marked the end of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. With the kind cooperation and understanding of Waverley Council, we were able to extend the exhibition by an extra day to make up for some wet weather along the way. With over 106 sculptures on offer representing artists from all around Australia and…


Artist Awards & Subsidies Announced

Posted: October 29, 2015 / Awards, News
Michael Le Grand with his sculpture recoil, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo Gareth Carr

Over the last week we have revealed the recipients of various artist awards and subsidies available to exhibiting artists in this year’s exhibition. We would like to congratulate Barbara Licha (NSW) for receiving the Waverley Council Mayor’s Prize of $5000, David Horton (NSW) who received the Art Gallery Society of NSW prize for $5000, Laurence…