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Your donations keep Sculpture by the Sea free!

Posted: May 20, 2015 / News

  Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney and Perth are among the largest free to the public events in the world – yet we probably receive less government support than any other comparable free art exhibition in Australia if not the world.  Did you know you can help stage one of Australia’s largest cultural events? Sculpture…


Ken Unsworth sculpture installed in the Perth Cultural Centre

Posted: May 19, 2015 / News

  Ken Unsworth’s sculpture exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 has found a new home in the Perth Cultural Centre. The seven metre tall pine and plywood work, My Home is Your Home, was selected by Director of the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Stefano Carboni, as one of the best works in the recent Sculpture by the…


Fond farewell and happy introductions

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It is with best wishes that we say a very fond farewell to Hayley Baynard, our Sponsorship & Philanthropy Manager who is leaving Sculpture by the Sea after three and a half years and seven exhibitions! Hayley has decided it was time for her to spread her wings and seek new challenges in arts and business development….


Submissions received from 41 countries for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015

Posted: April 28, 2015 / News

Thank you to all the artists who applied to be part of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. This year we received 496 submissions, from 41 countries and 6 territories around the world, including Australia. Our curatorial panel are currently undertaking the difficult task of selecting which works will be shown in the exhibition. All applicants will be notified in the…


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 #sxsmoments winner announced!

Posted: April 9, 2015 / News

  Winner Announced Congratulations to Tegan Ptasznyk (filmgarden), winner of the #sxsmoments photo competition! Tegan has won a trip to Bondi including flights and accommodation as one of the photographers for our Bondi exhibition from 22 October – 8 November 2015. The winning photographer and our 11 finalists will all receive an enlargement of their submitted…


Countdown to Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus 2015

Posted: March 24, 2015 / News

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus is Denmark’s biggest and most unique outdoor sculpture exhibition. In 2015 the exhibition will return for its 4th year, drawing an estimated half a million visitors to the Aarhus scenic coast line. Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus are pleased to reveal the names of the artists participating in the international sculpture exhibition this…


The Tactile Tour experience for visitors with disability

Posted: March 23, 2015 / News

  Visitors with disability and their carers were invited to join a free program of Tactile Tours during the exhibition. The program was an initiative between Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe and the Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA) volunteer guides kindly funded by the Spinifex Trust. AGWA trained guides delivered tours three mornings a week to…


Farewell to Jack White, inspiration to the Sculpture by the Sea community

Posted: March 22, 2015 / News

We have received the very sad news that one of the young members of the Sculpture by the Sea community has passed away. Jack White lived with mitochondrial disease and was not able to sit, stand, walk or talk without full support or assistance. But Jack had a wonderful creative spirit which inspired many of those around…


2015 Town of Cottesloe acquisition announced: Norton Flavel and Rebecca Rose

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  The Town of Cottesloe sculpture acquisition for 2015 was announced on Sunday 22 March, by the Mayor of Cottesloe Jo Dawkins. Two of the sculptures exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 will be acquired into the renowned public collection. The artworks selected for the acquisition were ‘Lucky country’ by West Australian artist Norton Flavel…


EY Peoples Choice Prize and Kids’ Choice Prize announced

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  Wendi Zhang from China was announced as the recipient of the EY People’s Choice Prize for mi no 5 on Sunday 22 March, 2015. The stunning work of 17 red flamingoes, ambling along the waters edge at Cottesloe Beach, captivated visitors during the 11th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe.     Wendi Zhang, mi no 5, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015. Photo Clyde Yee. The $2,500 EY People’s Choice Prize is voted…


Cottesloe Artist Interview Series part 3 & 4

Posted: March 20, 2015 / News

This week we released two more instalments in our Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 Artist Interview Series. Find out about the inspirations and creative processes of exhibiting artists Britt Mikkelsen and Olivia Samec.      


Top 8 photography tips to capture your best shots at Cottesloe Beach this weekend!

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We love photography at Sculpture by the Sea and have enjoyed seeing thousands of your photos captured on Facebook, Instagram and Flickr as well as our exhibition hashtags #sxscottesloe15 and photography competition #sxsmoments. So whether you are a keen photographer with a full kit of lenses and cameras or just love snapping on the move,…


Last chance to vote your favourite sculpture!

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Have you had your say on your favourite sculpture yet? The EY People’s Choice Prize will be announced this Sunday 22 March along with the Kids Choice Prize. Find a voting form at our catalogue marquee at Cottesloe Beach.   EY People’s Prize The artist who has created the most popular sculpture, as voted at…


Final days of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015

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  This is the final weekend of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015; if you haven’t yet visited there is still time to make your way to the stunning Cottesloe Beach to experience the 69 sculptures by international, interstate and local artists before the exhibition closes on Monday 23 March. After being held up in…


Storm preparations at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe

Posted: March 13, 2015 / News

With the storm warning for Perth on Saturday we are taking precautions by removing parts of the sculptures that might be vulnerable if the winds reach the predicted 100km/hour gusts. We are also moving some of the sculptures that are closest to the water’s edge in case the seas are as high as predicted as…