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Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 by Destination NSW

Posted: October 29, 2017 / News, video

Destination NSW has captured 60 seconds worth of beautiful footage of our Bondi exhibition.


Watch the highlights of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017

Posted: October 25, 2017 / News, video

If you missed Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017, don’t despair. We’ve put together this video featuring every work featured in the exhibition. Video production by Richard Watson Aerial Video captured by Mark Turner Music by: Angus Dawson – www.facebook.com/angusdawsonofficial and Anna O – www.facebook.com/annaomusic


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.


DOUBLE DECADE CLUB ARTIST – OREST KEYWAN

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.



THE RECIPIENT OF THE SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, COTTESLOE 2018 RIO TINTO WA EMERGING SCULPTOR MENTORSHIP IS ANNOUNCED AS PERTH-BASED ARTIST JINA LEE

Posted: January 8, 2018 / News

  We are pleased to announce Perth-based artist Jina Lee as the recipient of the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018 Rio Tinto WA Emerging Sculptor Mentorship. The $10,000 Rio Tinto WA Emerging Sculptor Mentorship Program was introduced in 2015 to encourage professional mentorships between emerging sculptors and established practitioners over a 12 month period…


The 2017 Town of Cottesloe Sculpture Acquisition ‘Home Is Where The Heart Is’ by NSW-based artist Jimmy Rix is now on public display

Posted: December 18, 2017 / News

      We are pleased to announce the recent installation of a beautiful corten steel sculpture by NSW artist Jimmy Rix, entitled Home is Where the Heart Is, acquired by the Town of Cottesloe from Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017. This touching work depicting a kangaroo longingly looking over its shoulder, contemplating a…


Major works by Aqualand Sculpture Award Recipients David Ball & Johannes Pannekoek gifted and unveiled at Headland Park, Sydney

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David Ball, Orb, Headland Sculpture Park, Mosman 2017. Photo Gareth Carr. Johannes Pannekoek, Divergent, Headland Sculpture Park, Mosman 2017. Photo Gareth Carr. Works by Johannes Pannekoek and David Ball, recipients of the Aqualand Sculpture Award at Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 2016 and Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 have been gifted to Headland Park in…


Thank You 2017 and preparing for Cottesloe 2018

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Lucy Humphrey, Horizon, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017. Photo Jessica Wyld.   As soon as our Bondi exhibition is de-installed we shift our focus to the last months of preparation for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. One show follows the other with each exhibition each year being so different to the last. It has…



Arterie at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

Posted: December 15, 2017 / News

    Arterie with Jane Gillings at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Post exhibition events continue to take place as part of our Access & Inclusion Program. We worked with the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital ([email protected]) to deliver a workshop with stroke patients in the Chinwaggers Support Group and Sculpture by the Sea exhibiting Artist…


Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 by Destination NSW

Posted: December 12, 2017 / News, video

Destination NSW has captured 60 seconds worth of beautiful footage of our Bondi exhibition.



Allens People’s Choice Award

Posted: November 6, 2017 / News

                            April Pine, ‘Trip I, Trip II, Trip III’, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, 2017. Photo Clyde Yee.                             Marina Debris, ‘Inconvenience Store’, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017. Photo Clyde…


Buy a Mile to support Sculpture by the Sea artists

Posted: November 3, 2017 / News, video

353,000 miles paid for by the artist! That’s how far the international and interstate artists freight their sculptures to Bondi from all over the world. Here is Peter Lundberg from Vermont telling his story about getting his 10m high 40 ton sculpture to Bondi. Buy a mile for $1 to help the artists get their…



IMPROVED ACCESS TO SCULPTURE BY THE SEA

Posted: November 2, 2017 / News

Sculpture by the Sea Bondi will be accessible to more people with disabilities with the NSW Government investing an additional $50,000 into the Sculpture by the Sea’s Access and Inclusion program. Tactile Tour with Sasha Reid’a, ‘YNot’ at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017. Photo Clyde Yee. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Minister for the Arts…


SEAWEED RESTORATION – Artists & Scientists celebrate early signs of success

Posted: November 1, 2017 / News

Last year’s Operation Crayweed Art-Work-Site and art and scientific collaboration by Jennifer Turpin and Michaelie Crawford for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, aimed to ‘reverse local extinction’ and bring Crayweed underwater seaweed forests back to Bondi, where they once flourished. Despite a severe storm that damaged the Crayweed planted in the southern side of the bay, the scientists didn’t give up. They…


Aqualand Artist Interview series: James Dive

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Aqualand presents the Artist Interview series: James Dive discusses his work ‘What a Tasty Looking Burger’ which is now installed on the coastal walk, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi until 5 November 2017