We are now inviting artists to submit applications for the 20th anniversary Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi to be staged along the spectacular 2km coastal walk from Bondi beach to Tamarama beach in Sydney, Australia from 20 October – 6 November, 2016.
Over 100 sculptures exhibited by Australian and international sculptors
Strong sculpture sales
Open to senior, mid-career and emerging sculptors alike
Attracts over 500,000 visitors each year
‘Sculpture: In Public Space’ conference to be held in the Sydney Opera House on 27 October
Applications open until Tuesday 26 April 2016 for the online application or Friday 22 April 2016 if you are posting your application to us
Awards & Subsidies Include
Four Helen Lempriere Scholarships of $30,000 each open to Australian sculptors
Three Clitheroe Foundation Mentorships of $10,000 for young emerging Australian sculptors
The Wallace Arts Trust New Zealand Sculptor Award for a New Zealand artist of NZ$7,000
The Dick Bett Memorial Invitation for a Tasmanian artist of $5,000
Deborah Edwards – Senior Curator of Australian Art, AGNSW
Dr. Michael Hill – Head of Art History & Theory, National Art School, Sydney
Dr. Nien Schwarz – Artist & Senior Lecturer, School of Communications and Arts, Edith Cowan University, Perth
Dr. Phoebe Scott, Curator, National Gallery, Singapore
Please be aware you need to have all the necessary information and attachments prepared and on hand before you start your online application as it is not possible to save a partially completed application form. Please consult the following checklist of what is required before you start your online application:
Or if you would like to download and print the application form and send it in via the post, please click here to download it.
TO ENTER, PLEASE COMPLETE THE DIGITAL APPLICATION PROCESS BY NO LATER THAN MIDNIGHT TUESDAY 26 APRIL 2016 OR POST THE APPLICATION FORM TO ‘SCULPTURE BY THE SEA’, PO BOX 300, SURRY HILLS, NSW 2010 AUSTRALIA, WITH A POST MARK NO LATER THAN 22 APRIL.