Call for Submissions Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019 Open Now

Posted: July 16, 2018 / News

Johan Gjode, The Desert Island, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo David Dare Parker.

Call for Submissions are now open for the 15th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019 (1 – 18 March 2019).

Sculpture by the Sea is inclusive of all types, forms and sizes of sculpture in all materials. We invite artists from senior through to emerging artists alike to submit an application.

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe receives an estimated 220,000 visitors to one of Perth’s most iconic beaches.

Featuring over 70 sculptures by Australian and international artists, Sculpture by the Sea helps to provide a number of awards and subsidies to assist supporting artists including:

  • Up to four or more new and innovative work subsidies of $5,000 – $10,000 each with support from the Australia Council for the Arts
  • Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $10,000 with thanks to Gavin Bunning and Julienne Penny
  • Crown Resorts and Packer Family Foundations Indigenous Artist Support Program of $10,000
  • The Danish Artist Subsidy of $10,000
  • The Mostyn Family Foundation Artist Subsidy of $5,000 for an International Artist
  • Assistance for all artists for reasonable use of install and de-install Site Crew and heavy equipment with support from the Australia Council for the Arts
  • Alcoa Aluminium Award of $10,000 for a significant work in aluminium
  • The Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation of $7,500 to exhibit at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019
  • The EY People’s Choice prize of $5,000

Judged by an esteemed curatorial panel, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019 will be adjudicated by Amy Barrett-Lennard, Director, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art; Dr Bruce Slatter, Artist & Deputy Head, School of Design and Art, Curtin University; Professor Ted Snell AM, Director, Cultural Precinct, University of Western Australia; and Philip Spelman, Artist.

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