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Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015 is now open to the public!

Posted: October 23, 2015 / News

105 local, interstate and international artists have transformed the stunning Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk into a temporary sculpture park. We are delighted to deliver an unmissable exhibition this year and look forward to exhibiting sculptures from 18 countries including Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Philippines,…


Enter our #sxsmoments photo competition for your chance to win some great prizes

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Love taking photos? We are pleased to announce the return of our #sxsmoments Instagram photo competition, and offer one lucky person the chance to win a trip to Perth to become one of our official photographers for our 12th annual Cottesloe exhibition in March 2016. To take part all you have to do is capture your favourite moments from Sculpture…


See Sculpture Inside online!

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Sculpture Inside is our exhibition of approximately 250 small sculptures created by each of the exhibiting artists in this year’s show. Held in the marquee located in Marks Park, the exhibition provides a deeper insight into each of the artist’s practice by showcasing other smaller works from their studios. Sculpture Inside is a great opportunity…


Big Thanks to St John Ambulance!

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We are very grateful to St. John Ambulance Paddington Division, who are generously volunteering their services at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. The esteemed Carolyn Cartwright will be leading her team every day during the exhibition. Last weekend, Ms. Cartwright received the highly honourable ‘Save A Life’ award at the annual St Johns awards ceremony for her…


‘Critical Ideas in Contemporary Sculpture’ with Dr Michael Hill

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Join us for engaging discussions with celebrated exhibiting artists from this year’s exhibition. The discussions will be lead by Dr Michael Hill, Head of Art History and Theory at the National Art School at the Sculpture Inside marquee in Marks Park. He will delve into ideas surrounding various facets of contemporary sculpture. This series is…


Power to the people: Allens sponsors People’s Choice Prize

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No opinion polls or backroom deals. Just pure democracy in action. That is the calling card of the People’s Choice Award at this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, which is taking place from 22 October to 8 November along the Bondi to Tamarama walk. International law firm Allens is once again sponsoring the People’s…


QT Sydney

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  QT Sydney is delighted to team up with Sculpture by the Sea, providing creative and art aficionado guests alike the opportunity to escape the city and immerse themselves in one of Sydney’s most iconic cultural events. With its strong focus on art and design, QT Sydney continues to push its artistic boundaries through its…


Jörg Plickat receives the 2015 Macquarie Group Sculpture Prize!

Posted: October 22, 2015 / Major Prize, News

Deputy Premier Troy Grant announced Jörg Plickat from Germany as the recipient of the $60,000 Macquarie Group Sculpture Prize for his sculpture divided planet at the launch of the 19th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi on the opening day of the exhibition. The $60,000 acquisitive award is the most generous annual sculpture prize in Australia…


Welcome to our new mobile responsive website!

Posted: October 20, 2015 / Announced, News

Sculpture by the Sea is excited to launch our new mobile responsive website. Please be patient with us while we roll out our new website. If you have any issues please email: [email protected]


NEW Information for Private Coaches and School Buses

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There is a new bus drop off and collection point which has been provided by Waverley Council on Campbell Parade to make it easier for you to get to the exhibition and to ease congestion elsewhere. It is requested that all private coaches and school buses only use the Campbell Parade bus zone on the map to drop…


263 Submissions from 31 Countries for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016

Posted: August 31, 2015 / News

Thank you to all the artists who applied to be part of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016. This year we received 263 submissions, from 31 countries 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…


Helen Lempriere Scholarships and Clitheroe Mentorships Announced

Posted: August 10, 2015 / News
Samantha Small, stalemate, Canberra Museum and Gallery, 2015. Photo supplied by the artist.

Each year in the lead up to Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi six Australian based sculptors receive significant support for their careers thanks to the Helen Lempriere Bequest and the Clitheroe Foundation. We are excited to reveal the recipients of three $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarships and three $10,000 Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Sculptor Mentorships! The following…


Hyundai back on board for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015!

Posted: August 6, 2015 / News

Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to welcome back Hyundai as a major exhibition partner for the fifth year. Hyundai will provide their popular complimentary chauffeur service for visitors to the exhibition. The exhibition provides a perfect synergy to the Hyundai brand whose design ethos is ‘Fluidic Sculpture’. Just like the impressive and striking art…


Robert Hague and Louis Pratt- Finalists of the Art Gallery of New South Wales 2015 Wynne Prize!

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We are thrilled to share the announcement of Robert Hague and Louis Pratt as finalists of the AGNSW 2015 Wynne Prize. Both Hague and Pratt have also been selected by our panel of judges for the upcoming Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015! Robert Hague is one of our Decade Club Artists, having exhibited at…


Artists are invited to submit applications for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016

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Emerging, established and aspiring artists alike are invited to submit for pre-selection into the 12th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe to be staged on Perth’s stunning Cottesloe Beach in Australia from 4 – 20 March, 2016. We are also pleased to announce that for the first time at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe we…