Posted: September 20, 2017 / News
Orest Keywan, With a View, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 1999. Clyde Yee

DOUBLE DECADE CLUB ARTIST – OREST KEYWAN We offer our congratulations to Orest Keywan who is the first Artist to become a member of the Double Decade Club for Sculpture by the Sea at Bondi, having exhibited 20 times since 1998. Born in Marienbad, on the Czech German border, Keywan studied with Lyndon Dadswell. His…

The Life Governors of Sculpture by the Sea

Posted: September 19, 2017 / News

Life Governor of Sculpture by the Sea Dr Andrew Bell SC Dr Andrew Bell SC (Sydney) – As Chairman from 2010 – 2016, following four years on our Board from 2006, Andrew has been instrumental in the development of Sculpture by the Sea from a small organisation barely able to stage two large annual exhibitions…

Sydney Water Environmental Sculpture Subsidy for Bondi 2017

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Sydney Water celebrates 21 years as Founding Sponsor and Supporting Partner of Sculpture by the Sea Bondi next month. Exhibiting artist Marina DeBris has been awarded with the Sydney Water Environmental Sculpture Subsidy for her work, ‘Inconvenience Store’, an outstanding work that addresses themes of consumption and shares the key message to keep our waterways clean. Marina DeBris’s…

Rio Tinto placement of Column of Sound in Busselton

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Harsha Vardhan Durugadda, Column of Sound, Bussleton. Photo In Sight Photography

Taking place late August, the Cottesloe 2017 Rio Tinto Sculpture Award acquisitive prize was installed in Busselton, Western Australia. An opening ceremony was officially opened by Rio Tinto CEO Chris Salisbury, welcoming the Column of Sound, by Harsha Vardhan Durugadda for permanent placement. Formally gifted to the City of Busselton – Local Government, the sculpture was…

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Education Program

Posted: August 15, 2017 / News

We are excited to have started organising the Sculpture by the Sea Education Program 2017.  Each year over 2,400 primary and secondary students participate and bookings are now underway.  The program aims to provide students and teachers with an informative, stimulating, ‘out of class room’ and fun experience through: Workshops offering a unique experience for students to meet and…

Terra Omnia an art installation by Nicole Monks and Nhurra

Posted: August 11, 2017 / News
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Terra Omnia an art installation by Nicole Monks and Nhurra for the opening of Sculpture at Barangaroo 2017. The proclamation Terra Omnia was written in approx. 3.5 x 25m sand letters on the angled headland at Barangaroo accompanied by a nyaja gurdiri (sand circle) with materials for audience participation – native flora including wildflowers, foliage from site, nuts and…

Helen Lempriere Scholarship 2017 Recipients Announced

Posted: August 3, 2017 / News
Ron Robertson-Swann, Inner Sanctum, Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus 2015. Photo Clyde Yee

Perpetual and Sculpture by the Sea are pleased to announce the recipients of the prestigious Helen Lempriere Scholarships for 2017: Senior Sculptor: Ron Robertson-Swann OAM, Sydney, NSW; Mid Career Sculptor: Dr Julie Gough, Hobart, Tasmania; and Emerging Sculptor: Harrie Fasher, Oberon, NSW. This year’s recipients, who will all exhibit in the upcoming Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017, represent the…

Sydney Sculpture Conference – Contributing Speakers

Posted: July 25, 2017 / News
Image credit- Anish Kapoor, The Eye in Stone, 1998 - Lødingen Municipality. Photo Trym Ivar Bergsmo

Maaretta Jaukkuri, Curator of Artscape Nordland and Peter Boardman, Head Engineer, Structure Design for Gibbs Farm join our 2017 Sydney Sculpture Conference line-up and will each present a Keynote session on their fascinating work spanning decades. Maaretta Jaukkuri – Curator, Artscape Nordland Since 1989, Maaretta Jaukkuri has been the curator of the international sculpture programme…

Sculpture Outside In

Posted: July 17, 2017 / News
Jennifer Cochrane, Steel Stack Monument, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo K Drennan

Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to present ‘Sculpture Outside In’, an exhibition of large contemporary sculpture by prominent Western Australian artists to be open weekdays at Central Park, St George’s Terrace, in the heart of Perth’s CBD, between Wednesday 19 and Friday 28 July. Exhibiting artists include, Kathy Allam, Kerrie Argent, Mikaela Castledine, Jennifer…

Sculpture at Barangaroo

Posted: July 4, 2017 / News
Richard Tipping, Kangooroo - Courtesy of Australian Galleries, Sculpture at Barangaroo 2017

Sculpture at Barangaroo returns to Barangaroo Reserve from 5-20 August 2017, presented in partnership with the Barangaroo Delivery Authority and Sculpture by the Sea. The visually stunning, free-to-the-public outdoor exhibition will surprise and delight Sydneysiders and visitors as they explore the greenspace at the spectacular Harbour foreshore park. Visitors can enjoy 14 artworks by nine…

All works have now been selected for the 21st annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi

Posted: May 23, 2017 / News
Marcus Tatton, The Message, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016. Photo Jessica Wyld

We are excited to announce that all works have now been selected for the 21st annual Sculpture By the Sea, Bondi 2017, which will take place from October 19 – November 5. The judging took place over 3 days at the National Art School, with works selected by our curatorial panel comprised of: •  Dr….

Kathy Allam discusses her sculpture ‘Plastic Paradise’ from Cottesloe, 2017

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Watch and listen as Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 17 exhibiting artist Kathy Allam discusses her sculpture ‘Plastic Paradise’. Her vibrant artwork is composed of over a thousand plastic bottles and hopes to spur a dialogue about over-consumption.

Cottesloe 2017 #sxsmoments Photo Competition Winner

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Kerrie Argent, Homeless, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017. Photo Cecylia Sylwestrzak.

  We are excited to reveal that the winner of the 2017 Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe #sxsmoments photo competition is Cecylia Sylwestrzak (@photosbycec) of Perth, WA for her photo of Kerrie Argent’s ‘Homeless.’ Cecylia receives 1 return flight to Sydney, 3 nights accommodation during Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 and the opportunity to…

Primary school students across the Pilbara vote for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Artists

Posted: March 29, 2017 / News

We were thrilled to receive the email below from the principle of Port Headland School of the Air, informing us how he shared and disseminated the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibition with his primary students and staff across the Pilbara. Through their internet /video conferencing school system the students learnt about the sculpture and…

Watch the highlights of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017

Posted: March 28, 2017 / News, video
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If you missed Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017, don’t despair. We’ve put together this video featuring every work featured in the exhibition. Video production by Richard Watson Aerial Video captured by Mark Turner Music by: Angus Dawson – and Anna O –