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EY People’s Choice Award and $3,000 Kids’ Choice Award Winner

Posted: March 28, 2017 / Announced, Awards, News
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Congratulations to Lucy Humphrey for ‘Horizon’ (pictured below), the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 recipient of the $5,000 EY People’s Choice Award and $3,000 Kids’ Choice Award as voted by visitors of the exhibition and presented by Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop. Many thanks to Dinosaur Designs for the creation and donation of all of our Sculpture by the Sea artist award trophies. Watch our…


New $10,000 artist subsidy for Danish Artists to exhibit in Sculpture by the Sea

Posted: March 23, 2017 / News
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  Sculpture by the Sea is pleased to announce a new $10,000 artist subsidy for a Danish Artist to exhibit in every future exhibition of Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney and Perth in Australia. Staged on the spectacular Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi is one of the largest and best attended sculpture exhibitions in…


Art and the Environment: Creative Responses to Place at Sculpture by the Sea

Posted: March 22, 2017 / News
Cave Urban, The Golden Hour, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016. Photo Clyde Yee

Following a successful Vivid Ideas session last year, Sculpture by the Sea was pleased to be invited back to participate in the 2017 program and would like to thank all who joined us for this exciting public program. With a unique exhibition site so connected with its environment, Sculpture by the Sea receives submissions for artworks that respond to the raw,…


Edward Albee & Sculpture

Posted: March 15, 2017 / News
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  ‘Mr A’ is a sculpture by Zero Higashida is this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. The sculpture is a homage by Zero to Edward Albee and their friendship. Below is an obituary on Edward Albee. Edward Albee was the last of the quintet of great American playwrights born before World War Two, his…


Welcome Edith Cowan University

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Edith Cowan University (ECU) has joined Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe as a three year partnerfrom this year’s Sculpture by the Sea exhibition. There are a number of creative activations that form part of our partnership which include: An internship which provides a ECU student access and involvement in the design, installation and administration of…



The Act-Belong-Commit Passport Trail

Posted: March 14, 2017 / News
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  Join us on the Act-Belong-Commit Passport trail, brand new to Sculpture by the Sea 2017! Enjoy this free activity suitable for all ages to be in with a chance to win an Apple iPad!* To get started all you need to do is collect your passport from the Act-Belong-Commit or catalogue marquee. Whilst you walk around…



Diary of an educator, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017

Posted: March 13, 2017 / News
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The Alcoa School Education Program is an exciting and vital part of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. Artist Workshops, Focus Tours and Artist Talks provide unique opportunities for primary and secondary students to engage with and learn about sculpture, meet and work with real artists and have fun! Below, one of our Educators describes an Artist…


2017 Rio Tinto WA Emerging Sculptor Mentorship Announced

Posted: March 5, 2017 / Announced, Awards, Major Prize
Hayley Bahr & Tim Keevil, Cansumerism 2017.

Congratulations to local Perth artist Hayley Bahr, announced as the recipient of the Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2017 Rio Tinto WA Emerging Sculptor Mentorship. On receiving the mentorship, Hayley said: “It was a pleasant surprise and has been invaluable to me at this point in my career as a multidisciplinary artist. This amazing opportunity will allow…


Denise Pepper receives 2017 WA Sculptor Scholarship

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Denise Pepper, Leaden Hearts, Sculptures by the Sea, Cottelsoe 2017. Photo Ben Reynolds

The Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $10,000 was awarded at the opening of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe to Denise Pepper from Bayswater in Perth for ‘Leaden Heart’. This scholarship, donated by Gavin Bunning & Julienne Penny since 2013, provides funds for the artist’s study, travel and the advancement of their career, together with an invitation…


#sxsmoments Photo Competition

Posted: March 1, 2017 / competition
Alessandra Rossi, Untitled Coral (aqua), Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017. Photo Jessica Wyld

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 2017.   To take part all you have to do is capture your favourite moments from Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 by posting a picture on Instagram with the hashtag…


Tourism Western Australia Invited Artists

Posted: February 24, 2017 / News
Western Australia Invited Artists

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 (3 – 20 March 2017) is delighted to announce two of the world’s best known artists, Sir Tony Cragg RA and Zadok Ben-David, as this year’s Tourism Western Australia Invited Artists to exhibit major works in Western Australia for the first time. Cragg, one of the world’s foremost sculptors,…


Crown Resorts Foundation & Packer Family Foundation Invited Indigenous Artist Program

Posted: February 22, 2017 / News
Janine McAullay Bott, Fish Trap, 2016. Photo Artitja Fine Art and the artist.

  We are delighted to welcome Janine McAullay Bott, one of Australia’s foremost exponents of weaving and bush sculpture, and 2009 recipient and five times finalist in the prestigious Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards, as the Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2017 Crown Resorts Foundation & Packer Family Foundation Invited Indigenous…


Submissions for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 are closing soon!

Nicole Larkin, Dynamics in Impermanence, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016. Photo Clyde Yee.

Have you ever wanted to exhibit at Sculpture by the Sea? Emerging, established and aspiring artists alike are encouraged to submit for pre-selection in the 21st annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi to be staged along the coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama in Sydney, Australia from 19 October – 5 November, 2017. Artists can…