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Your chance to win a bottle of Thompson Estate gold medal Chardonnay!

Posted: August 6, 2015 / News

Thompson Estate vineyard is celebrating its 5th year partnering with Sculpture by the Sea and has been impressing wine aficionados, critics and visitors to Sculpture by the Sea alike with their award winning range. Thompson Estate is delighted to announce that they have won a Gold Outstanding award in the International Wine and Spirit Competition…


Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus 2015 Awards Ceremony

Posted: July 2, 2015 / News

Under a bright sun and with high spirits Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus held the traditional awards ceremony at Tangkrogen where the recipients of this year’s prizes were announced. The awards were presented by Alderman of Culture Rabih Azad-Ahmed, who said, “As Alderman of Culture it is amazing to experience how art suddenly becomes a…


Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus continues to delight visitors in Denmark

Posted: June 30, 2015 / News

The fourth biennial Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus Denmark is in it’s fourth and final week. The exhibition has been delighting and inspiring many visitors from across the globe, including many Australian sculpture fans. Sasha Grishin, Emeritus Professor at Australian National University professor was recently in Aarhus to view the exhibition. He wrote a review that describes…


Google Cultural Institute launch of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015!

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 on the Google Cultural Institute! The Cultural Institute brings together millions of artworks and artefacts from around the world, with the stories that bring them to life, in a virtual exhibition experience. The platform is extending the international outreach of Sculpture by the Sea for all to enjoy! In…


Sneak peak of Australian works in Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Posted: May 20, 2015 / News

  With just over a week left until the opening of the fourth biennial Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus in Denmark, we are excitedly anticipating the installation of incredible works in our sister exhibition. We are celebrating the Australian artists exhibiting in this year’s Denmark exhibition: Elaine Clocherty Gary Deirmendjian Bjorn Godwin Richard Goodwin Lucy Humphrey Koichi Ishino…


Your donations keep Sculpture by the Sea free!

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  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…