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Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018

Posted: February 20, 2018 / News

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…


Indigenous Artists Support Program

Posted: February 15, 2018 / News

We extend our thanks to the Crown Resorts Foundation and Packer Family Foundation for their Indigenous Artist Support Program initiated in 2016 through Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe that will continue at Cottesloe next month, where new works by invited artists Sharyn Egan and Janine McAullay Bott from Western Australia and Tereasa Trevor from NSW…


Stuart Green’s – Aluminium Splendour at Cottesloe

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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.


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.


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…


Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018 Site Map

Posted: February 15, 2018 / News

 Bondi 2018 site map  


#sxsmoments Photo Competition

Posted: January 26, 2018 / competition

Love taking photos?  Our #sxsmoments Instagram photo competition gives you the chance to win a trip to Sydney and to become one of our official photographers for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi in October 2018.   To take part all you have to do is capture your favourite moments from Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018 by posting a picture on Instagram with the hashtag…


Our Access & Inclusion Program is back for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018

Posted: January 25, 2018 / Announced, News

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe is delighted to announce that Lotterywest has come on board for a three year partnership agreement to fund our Access & Inclusion Program. The program offers visitors of all ages with a wide range of disability and their carers free of charge initiatives at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. “We…



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…


Cottesloe 2018 | 2 -19 March

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Lucy Humphrey, Horizon, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017. Photo Jessica Wyld. 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…



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…