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All works have now been selected for the 21st annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi

Posted: May 23, 2017 / News

We are excited to announce that all works have now been selected for the 21st annual Sculpture By the Sea, Bondi 2017, which will take place from October 19 – November 5. The judging took place over 3 days at the National Art School, with works selected by our curatorial panel comprised of: •  Dr….


Kathy Allam discusses her sculpture ‘Plastic Paradise’ from Cottesloe, 2017

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Watch and listen as Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 17 exhibiting artist Kathy Allam discusses her sculpture ‘Plastic Paradise’. Her vibrant artwork is composed of over a thousand plastic bottles and hopes to spur a dialogue about over-consumption.


Cottesloe 2017 #sxsmoments Photo Competition Winner

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  We are excited to reveal that the winner of the 2017 Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe #sxsmoments photo competition is Cecylia Sylwestrzak (@photosbycec) of Perth, WA for her photo of Kerrie Argent’s ‘Homeless.’ Cecylia receives 1 return flight to Sydney, 3 nights accommodation during Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 and the opportunity to…


Primary school students across the Pilbara vote for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Artists

Posted: March 29, 2017 / News

We were thrilled to receive the email below from the principle of Port Headland School of the Air, informing us how he shared and disseminated the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibition with his primary students and staff across the Pilbara. Through their internet /video conferencing school system the students learnt about the sculpture and…


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

Posted: March 28, 2017 / Announced, Awards, News

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

  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

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

  ‘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

  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

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

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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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…