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Don’t forget to vote for the Allens People’s Choice Prize

Posted: November 5, 2015 / News

With the exhibition heading into the final weekend, don’t forget to vote and give your favourite sculpture a chance to win the Allens People’s Choice Prize. The $5,000 prize is awarded each year to the artist with the most votes by the public. By voting for your favourite sculpture you will go into a draw to win one of three cases…


Thank you to Eckersley’s Art & Craft, supporters of our Education Program

Posted: November 4, 2015 / News

This year Eckersley’s Art & Craft are helping take the classroom to the sea by providing materials for Sculpture by the Sea’s School Education Workshops. This program is an integral part of the entire exhibition offering participants a unique opportunity to meet and work with exhibiting artist and learn about the creative process of sculpting….


Get along to the final weekend of Macquarie Artist Talks!

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If you haven’t yet had a chance to enjoy the free Macquarie Artist talks, get there this weekend from 11am to 3pm at Tamarama Beach and Marks Park. To see the schedule for this weekend, click here. Remember to look out for this year’s Macquarie Group Sculpture Prize winner, Divided Planet, by German artist Jörg…


Instameet wrap up and last chance to enter our #sxsmoments photo competition

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Thanks to everyone who turned up to our 3rd Annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Instameet. Despite the weather we had a great time. Highlights included our Drone Group shot  and the Jakub Geltner ‘Nest 06’ group shot. To see the other great photos from the day on Instagram click here   Don’t forget we…


Four $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarships for 2016

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To celebrate the 20th anniversary exhibition of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Perpetual have announced an additional $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarship for Australian sculptors in 2016. Since 2010 three Helen Lempriere Scholarships have been awarded each year to a total of 18 Australian sculptors from ACT (3), NSW (8), Tasmania (1), Victoria (2) and Western Australia (4)….


Artist Interview Series Part 3 & 4

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The Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015 Artist Interview Series continues this week with the third and fourth instalments brought to you directly from artists who are exhibiting at this year’s exhibition. Deidre Mair & Harry Stitt give an exuberant and open interview which gives us insight into how the idea their sculpture ‘mirage’ evolved into reality. In the…


LIVE FEED! Jakub Geltner’s ‘nest 06’

Posted: November 2, 2015 / News

Ever get the feeling you’re being watched? Czech Artist Jakub Geltner’s sculpture ‘nest 06’ is part of an ongoing series dealing with multiplicated objects that are flooding public space. Press the play button below to see a live feed from Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015.


19 outdoor sculptures have found homes!

Posted: October 30, 2015 / News

We are thrilled to announce that 19 major outdoor sculptures from Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015 have been acquired into wonderful public and private collections. Highlights of this year’s incredible exhibition include Takeshi Tanabe’s A Scene: Dedicated to Handel’s ‘The Water Music’, Linda Bowden’s The Bridge, and Gillie and Mark Schattner’s Flying Fish, which are…


Instagram and Sculpture lovers unite this weekend for our Bondi Instameet

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This Sunday Join us for our 3rd annual Sculpture by the Sea Instameet with celebrity Instagrammer Pauly Vella and official Sculpture by the Sea photographer Jarrad Seng.  We meet us at Sarah Fitzerald’s sculpture ‘X’ on Tamarama Beach this Sunday November 1 at 5pm.  We will also be joined by Instagram group Sydney folk who will help make…


Hear directly from the Artists this weekend!

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As Principal Sponsor, Macquarie is hosting a series of Artist Talks each weekend during Sculpture by the Sea. This is a wonderful opportunity to hear directly from some of this year’s artists about what inspires them and how they create these magnificent sculptures. There will be six sessions per day, and each session runs for…


Certifying the Sculptures

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Just as houses and buildings need to be structurally stable so do the artworks at Sculpture by the Sea need to be safe for the viewing public. This work is undertaken by a structural engineer who needs to be sensitive to the artist’s vision so that the integrity of the structure does not adversely impact on…


Students, Schools & Sculpture by the Sea

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The Sculpture by the Sea Schools Education Program continues to develop and expand. Every exhibition the program offers primary and secondary students the unique opportunity to meet ‘real’ artists who are exhibiting their work in the exhibition and learn about the processes involved in creating sculpture. This year 1,500 students are booked in to an…


Artist Awards & Subsidies Announced

Posted: October 29, 2015 / Awards, News

Over the last week we have revealed the recipients of various artist awards and subsidies available to exhibiting artists in this year’s exhibition. We would like to congratulate Barbara Licha (NSW) for receiving the Waverley Council Mayor’s Prize of $5000, David Horton (NSW) who received the Art Gallery Society of NSW prize for $5000, Laurence…


Artist Interview Series Part 1 & 2

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The Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015 Artist Interview Series has kicked off with a bang! In the first two instalments we are excited to bring to you some behind the scenes discussions with the artists behind some of this year’s most talked about sculptures. Matthew Asimakis, Clarence Lee & Caitlin Roseby are final year architecture…


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,…