Major Sponsor Hyundai back for 7th year driving Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017.

Posted: October 13, 2017 / News

Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to welcome back Hyundai as a major exhibition partner for the seventh year. Hyundai will provide their popular complimentary chauffeur service for visitors to the exhibition on weekends using their SUV fleet, including the new KONA. Between 10am and 5pm each Saturday and Sunday throughout the exhibition, Hyundai will…

The Alcoa Staff Family Workshop

Posted: October 11, 2017 / News

On Friday September 28, an enthusiastic group of Alcoa staff and their families gathered in Mandurah with Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe artist Mikaela Castledine to construct their version of some mummified cats. Initially there was some bemusement at this concept, particularly from the parents. But Mikaela’s vivid description, some photos and her wonderful “cats”…

Family of Sculptors

Posted: October 5, 2017 / News

Congratulations to three Emerging Artists who join the Sculpture by the Sea ‘Family of Sculptors’ as they are awarded a place on the Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Artists Mentor Program Over the past 21 years a ‘family of sculptors’ has been created by Sculpture by the Sea that has had a major impact on the development of…


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…

Sydney Water Environmental Sculpture Subsidy for Bondi 2017

Posted: September 19, 2017 / News

Sydney Water celebrates 21 years as Founding Sponsor and Supporting Partner of Sculpture by the Sea Bondi next month. Exhibiting artist Marina DeBris has been awarded with the Sydney Water Environmental Sculpture Subsidy for her work, ‘Inconvenience Store’, an outstanding work that addresses themes of consumption and shares the key message to keep our waterways clean. Marina DeBris’s…

Rio Tinto placement of Column of Sound in Busselton

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Taking place late August, the Cottesloe 2017 Rio Tinto Sculpture Award acquisitive prize was installed in Busselton, Western Australia. An opening ceremony was officially opened by Rio Tinto CEO Chris Salisbury, welcoming the Column of Sound, by Harsha Vardhan Durugadda for permanent placement. Formally gifted to the City of Busselton – Local Government, the sculpture was…

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi Education Program

Posted: August 15, 2017 / News

We are excited to have started organising the Sculpture by the Sea Education Program 2017.  Each year over 2,400 primary and secondary students participate and bookings are now underway.  The program aims to provide students and teachers with an informative, stimulating, ‘out of class room’ and fun experience through: Workshops offering a unique experience for students to meet and…

Terra Omnia an art installation by Nicole Monks and Nhurra

Posted: August 11, 2017 / News

Terra Omnia an art installation by Nicole Monks and Nhurra for the opening of Sculpture at Barangaroo 2017. The proclamation Terra Omnia was written in approx. 3.5 x 25m sand letters on the angled headland at Barangaroo accompanied by a nyaja gurdiri (sand circle) with materials for audience participation – native flora including wildflowers, foliage from site, nuts and…

Helen Lempriere Scholarship 2017 Recipients Announced

Posted: August 3, 2017 / News

Perpetual and Sculpture by the Sea are pleased to announce the recipients of the prestigious Helen Lempriere Scholarships for 2017: Senior Sculptor: Ron Robertson-Swann OAM, Sydney, NSW; Mid Career Sculptor: Dr Julie Gough, Hobart, Tasmania; and Emerging Sculptor: Harrie Fasher, Oberon, NSW. This year’s recipients, who will all exhibit in the upcoming Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017, represent the…

Sydney Sculpture Conference – Contributing Speakers

Posted: July 25, 2017 / News

Maaretta Jaukkuri, Curator of Artscape Nordland and Peter Boardman, Head Engineer, Structure Design for Gibbs Farm join our 2017 Sydney Sculpture Conference line-up and will each present a Keynote session on their fascinating work spanning decades. Maaretta Jaukkuri – Curator, Artscape Nordland Since 1989, Maaretta Jaukkuri has been the curator of the international sculpture programme…

Sculpture Outside In

Posted: July 17, 2017 / News

Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to present ‘Sculpture Outside In’, an exhibition of large contemporary sculpture by prominent Western Australian artists to be open weekdays at Central Park, St George’s Terrace, in the heart of Perth’s CBD, between Wednesday 19 and Friday 28 July. Exhibiting artists include, Kathy Allam, Kerrie Argent, Mikaela Castledine, Jennifer…

Sculpture at Barangaroo

Posted: July 4, 2017 / News

Sculpture at Barangaroo returns to Barangaroo Reserve from 5-20 August 2017, presented in partnership with the Barangaroo Delivery Authority and Sculpture by the Sea. The visually stunning, free-to-the-public outdoor exhibition will surprise and delight Sydneysiders and visitors as they explore the greenspace at the spectacular Harbour foreshore park. Visitors can enjoy 14 artworks by nine…

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…