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Cottesloe Artist Interview Series Part 1 & 2

Posted: March 9, 2016 / News

The Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 Artist Interview Series kicked off this week with the first and second instalments brought to you directly from artists who are exhibiting at this year’s exhibition. Peter Lundberg (USA) gives us an insight into the formation of his ‘Land of Giants’, who were each created in the earth around Thompson Estate Winery…


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Income Sources

Posted: March 8, 2016 / News

The income to stage Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe comes from the following sources. Thank you to everyone for helping make the exhibition possible. The budget shortfall includes the cost to cover the artists reasonable freight costs, most of which they currently pay themselves.


Vote for your favourite sculpture

Posted: March 4, 2016 / News

We’d love to know what your favourite sculpture of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 is! When you visit the exhibition voting forms for both the EY People’s Choice Prize and Kids’ Choice Prize are available at the catalogue marquees. EY People’s Choice The artist who has created the most popular sculpture, as voted at…


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 Open to the Public

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Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 is now open to the public! For the next 16 days, Cottesloe beach will be home to 77 works from artists from over 18 countries. We’d like to extend a warm welcome to all artists, volunteers and members of the general public attending Cottesloe this year. A reminder that the…


Rio Tinto Sculpture Inside Award

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We are delighted to announce that the Rio Tinto Sculpture Inside Award of $5,000 has been awarded to Perth-based artist, Mikaela Castledine.  Mikaela’s work entitled ‘Intention’ was selected by Dr Nien Schwarz, Artist & Senior Lecturer, School of Communications and Arts, Edith Cowan University, and a member of the Curatorial panel for this year’s exhibition….


Ron Robertson-Swann OAM exhibits in Hard Edge at the National Gallery of Victoria

Posted: February 25, 2016 / News

Our team sends warm congratulations to Sculpture by the Sea Board Member and prominent Australian artist, Ron Robertson-Swann OAM, for his participation in a new exhibition at the National Gallery of Victoria.    Hard Edge is an exhibition of important Australian sculpture from the 1960s and 1970s, and brings together works from a group of…


Introducing Exhibiting Artist Li Wei of China

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Sculpture by the Sea is very excited to introduce the wonderful Li Wei from China at this year’s 2016 Cottesloe exhibition thanks to funding from Tourism WA .  Li Wei’s work is an extraordinary mix of performance art and photography. Using acrobatics, props, cranes and wires, the artist is world renowned for his surprising, dramatic and…


720 ABC Perth: Win a trip to Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi!

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To celebrate the 2016 Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibition, 720 ABC Perth is giving you the chance to win a trip for two from Perth to Sydney to see Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. To enter, listen to 720 ABC Perth until Thursday 3 March. Breakfast, Mornings, Afternoons, Drive and Saturday Breakfast will be…


1 week until Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 opens!

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With only one week left until Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 opens to the public, we are busy with all the final preparations for the exhibition which will open on 4 March. Next week the artworks will arrive on site to be installed. Within the space of only a few days 77 sculptures will transform Cottesloe…


Alcoa Schools Education Program inspires WA students

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There’s much to celebrate about Sculpture by the Sea, including the Alcoa Schools Education Program, now in its twelfth year. The program adds an important education component to the Cottesloe exhibition, providing over 2,000 Western Australian (WA) school children with the chance to learn about sculpture making with practicing artists. Education program participants enjoy the…


Cottesloe Beach House Stays

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Cottesloe Beach House Stays ensures that their guests have an unforgettable accommodation experience whilst staying just minutes away from the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition. Our short term self-contained accommodation options range from 1-5 bedroom apartments, houses and villas. Conveniently situated near public transport, restaurants, bars, cafes and the beach; our properties suit everyone from…


10% Discount Offer from our wine sponsor Thompson Estate!

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Thompson Estate are thrilled to again be the wine sponsor for Sculpture by The Sea, Cottesloe. During the Cottesloe exhibition Thompson Estate are offering 10% off the (already discounted) case price of all wine purchased by using the Thompson Estate website, simply add the promo code SXS at the website’s checkout to receive your discount….


Video: Michael Le Grand, Helen Lempriere Recipient 2010

Posted: February 17, 2016 / News

Today we are very excited to share with you the first of our videos about Sculpture by the Sea exhibiting artists who have received Helen Lempriere Scholarships worth $30,000. Michael, who was awarded a Scholarship in 2010, takes us on a journey of his artistic practice that has seen him exhibit at so many Sculpture…


Free Family Workshops at Primewest Cottesloe Central

Posted: February 16, 2016 / News

Now in its third year, children and their parents/carers are invited to meet, work with and have fun making sculpture with a Sculpture by the Sea exhibiting artist. This year the workshops will be with Elyssa Sykes-Smith – a young emerging artist who has recently won several major awards. She has exhibited at Sculpture by the…


Indigenous Sculptor Support Program Announcement

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Sculpture by the Sea is pleased to announce the Packer Family Foundation and Crown Resorts Foundation’s significant philanthropic donation to establish an Indigenous Sculptor Support Program for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, including inviting Sharyn Egan, a leading Indigenous Sculptor from Perth, to exhibit at Cottesloe Beach this year from 4 – 20 March 2016….