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Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Artist Mentor Program Recipients Announced

Posted: September 16, 2021 / Announced, Awards, News

Emerging artists Tom Buckland (ACT) and Capto Collaborative (NSW) have been announced as the 2021 recipients of the Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Artist Mentor Program, alongside the 2020 recipients Sian Watson (ACT) and Sivaan Walker (NSW) for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. Each artist will receive $15,000 to create their sculptures and to undertake a 12-month…


Helen Lempriere Scholarship Recipient Marina DeBris

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Sculpture by the Sea is pleased to announce Marina DeBris as the recipient of this year’s $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarship. Following her critically acclaimed and popular work ‘Inconvenience Store’ in 2017, DeBris’ artwork ‘Just a Drop in the Ocean’ will be created from objects washed up on Sydney beaches. The work intends to raise awareness…


Federal Government’s RISE Fund

Posted: September 8, 2021 / Announced

Great News!  We have $500,000 of new funding for Australian artists in the next four Sculpture by the Sea exhibitions at Bondi and Cottesloe thanks to the Federal Government’s RISE Fund.  For the first time, every Australian artist in our Cottesloe exhibition will be guaranteed some income for exhibiting.  This is extremely important and has…


DANISH ARTIST RECEIVES NEW AWARD TO EXHIBIT AT SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI

Posted: September 1, 2021 / Announced, Awards

Sculpture by the Sea in Australia and the Denmark-based Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand is pleased to announce Danish artist Naja Utzon Popov as the inaugural recipient of the new AUD 15,000 Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand Danish Artist Award. This new artist award supports Danish artists to exhibit…


EY PEOPLE’S CHOICE PRIZE

Posted: March 24, 2021 / Announced, Awards, News

The 2021 EY People’s Choice Prize of $5,000, as voted by visitors of the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021 exhibition is Tuinna Blackie for her artwork ‘The Boab’. New Zealand-born, Fremantle based artist Tuinna Blackie was the favourite out of 70 artworks by Western Australian, interstate and international artists. ‘The Boab’ is a captivating, large-scale stainless steel…


Kids’ Choice Prize Announced

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Sculpture by the Sea was pleased to announce the recipient of the Kids’ Choice Prize at the 17th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibition closing ceremony on Sunday. Youngsters were drawn to the bright, colourful delights of Japanese artist Savako’s artwork titled ‘Dream of Cyprus’, voted most popular by children. The Kids’ Choice Prize…


WA Emerging Artist Mentor Program recipient announced

Posted: March 6, 2021 / Announced, Awards, News

 Presented at the Media Launch on opening day by Celia Hammond MP Member for Curtin, we are thrilled to announce Gwilym Faulkner as the recipient of the WA Artist Mentor Program with thanks to Ian Hicks AM and Susie Grant through the George Hicks Foundation. Exhibiting for his first time at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Gwilym’s work…


Bondi 2020 Announcement

Posted: April 24, 2020 / Announced, News

Sculpture by the Sea is pleased to announce that the exhibition plans to return to Bondi this spring after an agreement was reached with Waverley Council to retain the exhibition for the next ten years. The world’s largest annual free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition plans to return to the 2km Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk from…


Kids’ Choice ‘Homer Homer’  

Posted: April 3, 2020 / Announced, News

Art collective Cool S**t was awarded the Kids’ Choice Prize of $2,000 for ‘Homer Homer’, a 5 metre high inflatable head combining Homer Simpson and a bust of the Greek philosopher Homer. The prize is voted for by children who visited Cottesloe Beach during the exhibition.


UNSW Alumni Recipients

Posted: November 1, 2019 / Announced, News

This year, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi includes six alumni from UNSW Art and Design and one UNSW Built Environment graduate. As a practising artist with more than 100 group exhibitions both in Australia and overseas, Richard Byrnes is still excited to be involved in this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi exhibition for the sixth time. “It’s great…


Aqualand Sculpture Award announced

Posted: October 24, 2019 / Announced, Awards, News, video

Sculpture by the Sea and Aqualand today announced Morgan Jones from New Zealand as the recipient of the $70,000 Aqualand Sculpture Award for The Sun Also Rises at the 23rd annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. Sculpture by the Sea and Aqualand today announced respected New Zealand sculptor Morgan Jones as the recipient of the $70,000…


Helen Lempriere Scholarships Announced

Posted: September 17, 2019 / Announced, Awards, News

Perpetual and Sculpture by the Sea are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s three prestigious $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarships: Senior Artist  Michael Snape (NSW), Mid-Career Artist  Louise Paramor (VIC), and Emerging Artist  Nadia Odlum (NSW).                     The Helen Lempriere Scholarships are designed to enable the artists to further their…


Celia Hammond presents Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation Award at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019

Posted: March 15, 2019 / Announced, News

Thank you for the invitation and the introduction. I am delighted to be here at the 15th Sculpture by the Sea here in Cottesloe. I acknowledge all special guests – and I also want to acknowledge, applaud and thank David Handley, the Board of Sculpture by the Sea, the staff, the donors and all of…


Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship

Posted: March 4, 2019 / Announced, News

Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to announce that Rima Zabaneh from Ardross and Berenice Rarig from Canning Vale, WA as the recipients of the prestigious $10,000 Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship. Presented by Deputy Chairman of Tourism WA, Manny Papadoulis, the scholarship, donated by Gavin Bunning & Julienne Penny since 2013, provides invaluable support for…


Miik Green announced as Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award recipient

Posted: February 25, 2019 / Announced, News

Sculpture by the Sea and Alcoa of Australia are pleased to announce the highly regarded Western Australian visual artist Miik Green as the inaugural recipient of the Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award of $10,000. The new award, which highlights Alcoa’s 15 years of continued commitment to supporting artists in Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe that use…