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Thank You to the Federal Government Catalyst Fund

Posted: February 20, 2017 / News
Tim Burns, Victory or Revenge, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015. Photo Jarrad Seng.

We are very pleased to announce our not-for-profit organisation has received a four year grant from the Federal Ministry for the Arts Catalyst Fund.  This is the first recurring funding we have received in 20 years from the Federal government Arts agencies and we are delighted at the support this funding will enable us to…


Tourism Western Australia Invited Artists

Posted: February 17, 2017 / News
Western Australia Invited Artists

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 (3 – 20 March 2017) is delighted to announce two of the world’s best known artists, Sir Tony Cragg RA and Zadok Ben-David, as this year’s Tourism Western Australia Invited Artists to exhibit major works in Western Australia for the first time. Cragg, one of the world’s foremost sculptors,…


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 is on its way from 3 – 20 March!

Posted: January 24, 2017 / News
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Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 opens to the public on 3 March, 2017 and it’s all systems go as we prepare for the 13th annual exhibition.  Featuring artists from across Australia as well as countries as different and far apart as China, Germany, Japan, Finland, New Zealand and the Czech Republic, Cottesloe Beach will be transformed…


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

Posted: November 8, 2016 / Announced, Awards
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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…


The Bondi 2016 Exhibition from Above

Posted: October 23, 2016 / News, video
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See spectacular footage of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi filmed from above the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk. Thanks to our drone team and Rebel Penfold-Russell OAM for making this possible.


Helen Lempriere Scholarship Recipient 2015, Samantha Small

Posted: August 1, 2016 / News
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The Helen Lempriere Scholarships are awarded to Australian sculptors in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. The scholarships are made possible by the Helen Lempriere Bequest created through the will of the late Keith Wood, husband of the late Australian artist Helen Lempriere and managed by Perpetual.


Helen Lempriere Scholarship recipient 2012 – Philip Spelman

Posted: July 30, 2016 / video
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“The importance of Sculpture by the Sea to my career has been considerable. It is my only opportunity to regularly show large scale works. It resulted in my first overseas sales and my first overseas exhibition.”


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 Time-lapse highlights

Posted: March 22, 2016 / News, video
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To celebrate Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016, we would like to share with you some highlights of the exhibition. Thank you to the wonderful Gareth Carr for capturing the spirit of the artworks and the crowds over the past few weeks with his time-lapse photography and toPaul Donovan for the aerial footage.


Submissions for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 are now open!

Posted: February 22, 2017 / Call for Submissions
Nicole Larkin, Dynamics in Impermanence, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016. Photo Clyde Yee.

Have you ever wanted to exhibit at Sculpture by the Sea? Emerging, established and aspiring artists alike are encouraged to submit for pre-selection in the 21st annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi to be staged along the coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama in Sydney, Australia from 19 October – 5 November, 2017. Artists can…


2017 Rio Tinto WA Emerging Sculptor Mentorship Announced

Posted: February 20, 2017 / News
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…


Artist Led Workshops

Posted: November 8, 2016 / News
Artist Led Workshop, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016. Photo Jess Wyld.

Thirteen exhibiting Artists took part in the Education Program this year delivering Artist led Workshops for primary and secondary students and/or Artist Spotlight Talks for secondary students. 25 schools participated in 46 Artist led Workshops involving 1,224 students. They met and worked with Artists and created their own sculpture through activities based on the Artist’s…


Celebrating 20 Years of Sculpture by the Sea

Posted: November 7, 2016 / News
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  To help us mark our 20th anniversary we have given a sculptural tweak to our logo to include circular form sculptures. Thank you to our Graphic Designer Di Caskey for her design.


Aqualand Sculpture Award

Posted: October 29, 2016 / News
Johannes Pannekoek, Change Ahead, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016. Photo Gareth Carr

Western Australian artist Johannes Pannekoek announced as recipient of the Aqualand Sculpture Award The Honourable Gabrielle Upton, Attorney General, announced Johannes Pannekoek from Perth, West Australia as the recipient of the $60,000 Aqualand Sculpture Award for Change Ahead at the launch of the 20th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi on 20 October, 2106. The…


Enjoy Sculpture by the Sea? Then join us!

Posted: September 13, 2016 / News
Photo by Jarrad Seng

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi is fast approaching and we have short term contract roles and volunteer positions on offer. If you love sculpture, people, outdoors and being a part of Australia’s largest sculpture events then join us! Click on the following links for more information and to apply. Site Office Intern Senior Site Crew…


Sculpture at Barangaroo

Posted: August 5, 2016 / News
Margarita Sampson The Grove. Photographer:  M Schofield. Artistic interpretation at Barangaroo Reserve.

Sculpture at Barangaroo is presented in partnership with Sculpture by the Sea, which has been delighting Sydney with its outdoor exhibitions along the Bondi coastal walk for almost 20 years. Free to the public, the temporary exhibition will transform Barangaroo Reserve into an open-air sculpture park to capture the imagination of Sydney and its visitors….


Sculpture by the Sea’s Winter Exhibition, Perth

Posted: July 12, 2016 / Announced, News
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  Monday 25 July – Friday 5 August, 2016.  Central Park, 152-158 St Georges Terrace, Perth Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to announce the return of its Winter Exhibition to be held between 25 July – 5 August.  Hosted by our principal sponsor Rio Tinto. To be held in their fabulous foyer space at Central Park, Perth. This year’s winter exhibition…