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This year’s #sxsmoments winner revealed!

Posted: November 20, 2015 / News
Barbara Licha's 'listen time passes' by @infinityimagined8

After much deliberation from our panel of judges (Pauly Vella, Jarrad Seng, Jessica Wyld, Clyde Yee & Gareth Carr), we are excited to reveal that the winner of the 2015 Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi #sxsmoments photo competition is Rohan Hinton (@infinityimagined8) of Erskineville, NSW for his photo of Barbara Licha’s ‘listen time passes‘! Rohan receives 1 return flight…


Epic Sydney storm photos from the exhibition!

Posted: November 12, 2015 / News
Peter Lundberg. open, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo Meredith Schofield.

On the last Friday of the exhibition the heavens over Bondi transformed into an awe inspiring (and a little bit terrifying) ‘tsunami cloud’. Images of this storm quickly captivated audiences across the world. There were articles published in the BBC, Sydney Morning Herald, Pedestrian.tv and the Mirror which show the shelf cloud as it progressed over Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015….


Thank you for another fantastic Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi

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Gillie & Marc Schattner, flying fish, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo Jessica Wyld.

Monday November 9 marked the end of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. With the kind cooperation and understanding of Waverley Council, we were able to extend the exhibition by an extra day to make up for some wet weather along the way. With over 106 sculptures on offer representing artists from all around Australia and…


Sculpture by the Sea extended until 9 November!

Posted: November 8, 2015 / News
Benjamin Storch, undulation, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo Jessica Wyld

We have something special to announce to those of you who wanted to come to this year’s exhibition but were thwarted by the weather. Sculpture by the Sea has been approved to extend an extra day by Waverley Council. Monday 9 November will now be the your final chance to see all of this year’s…


Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015 Time-lapse highlights

Posted: November 6, 2015 / News, video
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To celebrate Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015, we would like to share with you some highlights of the exhibition. Thank you to the wonderful Filippo Rivetti for capturing the spirit of the artworks and the crowds over the past few weeks! Sculptures in the video in order of appearance: Koichi Ishino, wind blowing Matthew…


10 reasons to visit Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi before it’s gone for another year!

Posted: November 5, 2015 / News
Photo by Jarrad Seng

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015 will wrap up for another year on Sunday 8 November, so we’ve come up with a list of the 10 reasons why you should get yourself down to the Bondi to Tamarama Beach coastal walk! 1. Cool your jets with the monster sized Bottles by RCM Collective 2. Visit #thegroundsbythesea…


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

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Benjamin Storch, undulation, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo by Jarrad Seng

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
Artist and Education Program Artist Elyssa Sykes-Smith with a student making sculptures out of  Eckersley's Art & Craft supplies. Photo by Jarrad Seng

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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Linda Bowden talking with her sculpture at the Macquarie Artist Talks, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo Clyde Yee

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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Lucy Humphrey, Horizon, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2013. Photo William Patino

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)….


LIVE FEED! Jakub Geltner’s ‘nest 06’

Posted: November 2, 2015 / News
Photo by Jarrad Seng

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.


Instagram and Sculpture lovers unite this weekend for our Bondi Instameet

Posted: October 30, 2015 / News
Richard Tipping, Speedtrap, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo Clyde Yee

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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Peter Lundberg, Open, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo Clyde Yee

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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Arissara Reed & Davin Nurimba, acoustic chamber, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015. Photo Clyde Yee

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…