Recipients of the EY People Choice Prize and Kids’ Choice Prize

Posted: March 1, 2018 / Announced, News

People’s Choice Prize Recipient, B. Jane Cowie with Fiona Drummond Managing Partner Western Region, EY, ‘Swirling Surround’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo: Jessica Wyld.   Kids’ Choice Prize Recipient, Denise Pepper, ‘Waiting in the Wings’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo: Jessica Wyld.   The $5,000 EY People’s Choice Prize is voted for by visitors…

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018

Posted: February 27, 2018 / News, video

Every March, the spectacular Cottesloe beach is transformed into an open air gallery for Sculpture by the Sea, one of the world’s largest free to the public, outdoor sculpture exhibitions. And while it may seem to happen by magic, have you ever wondered what it takes for our artists– who hail from both WA and…

The Weekend West features local WA exhibiting artists

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“Sun, sea, sand and art come together again at Cottesloe for the 14th annual Sculpture by the Sea. The seaside exhibition attracts international and national artists as well as WA sculptors; some established and others whose careers are just beginning.” Read full article …

Stuart Green’s – Aluminium Splendour at Cottesloe

Posted: February 15, 2018 / News, video

Thanks to the support of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Founding Sponsor and Major Partner Alcoa, we are pleased to announce the recipient of the Alcoa Sculptor Subsidy for 2018, local WA artist Stuart Green. Stuart’s work will showcase aluminium, in the form of a chaotic assembly of a cloud structure reflecting electrical storms both…

Watch the highlights of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017

Posted: October 25, 2017 / News, video

With Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018 soon to open, enjoy a flashback to last year’s exhibition with this short highlights video.

Aqualand Artist Interview with Peter Lundberg

Posted: October 22, 2017 / News, video

Aqualand presents the Artist Interview series: the making of Peter Lundberg’s ‘Walking Woman’ now installed in Marks Park, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi until 5 November 2017.


Posted: September 20, 2017 / News

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…

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

Posted: January 24, 2017 / News

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

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

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

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

“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

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.

Hamish McMillan discusses his work ‘Converge’

Posted: March 19, 2018 / News, video

Hamish McMillan, ‘Converge’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018.  Video by Richard Watson.  

Graduating at ‘Sculpture Inside’, Cottesloe 2018

Posted: March 15, 2018 / News

Thanks to ECU’s partnership with Sculpture by the Sea, there are excellent opportunities for Visual Arts students to gain practical experience including artist-buddy relationships, professional placements and an on-campus exhibition.     Sarah Cheers is one student who will benefit from ECU’s sponsorship of the event, securing an internship at Sculpture by the Sea and…

Art and Engineering

Posted: March 9, 2018 / News

For a number of years now, Partridge Event has been delighted to help sponsor and work closely with, Sculpture by the Sea in both Bondi and Cottesloe. Partridge provides the exhibiting artists with engineering advice and certification, following review and analysis using our design criteria below. This includes assistance on aspects such as wind loads,…


Posted: March 2, 2018 / News

Harrie Fasher, Transition (2016), Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo: Jessica Wyld FREMANTLE ARTIST SALLY STONEMAN AWARDED $10,000 WESTERN AUSTRALIAN SCULPTOR SCHOLARSHIP Harrie Fasher from Oberon, NSW was announced today as the recipient of the prestigious $50,000 Rio Tinto Sculpture Award, one of the most generous awards for sculpture in the world, for her…

Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo Meeting Place Flying Times

Posted: March 1, 2018 / News

Carnaby’s Black Cockatoo Meeting Place has scheduled flight times throughout Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018.  The dates arelisted below. On each of the following dates, flights are scheduled to begin at 5pm and end at 6pm. Friday March 2nd Saturday March 3rd Sunday March 4th Wednesday March 7th Saturday March 10th Sunday March 11th…

Zhan Wang exhibiting at Cottesloe

Posted: February 24, 2018 / News

We are excited to announce that celebrated Chinese artist Zhan Wang will exhibit for the first time in Western Australia at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Considered one of the most important contemporary artists of the late 20th century and early 21st century, Zhan Wang will travel to Perth for the first time as the…

The countdown is on for the opening of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018

Posted: February 17, 2018 / News

On 2 March, 2018 the 14th annual exhibition will open to the public and 73 artworks by 77 artist/collaborators will take their place on the white sand of Cottesloe beach, on the surrounding grass terraces populated with towering Norfolk Island pines and on the infamous groyne.  The exhibition is a spectacle for its setting against the…