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Allens People’s Choice Award

Posted: November 8, 2018 / Awards, News

Congratulations to the recipients of the $5000 Allens People’s Choice Award, Gillie and Marc Schattner for their sculpture, ‘Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are’. This sculpture calls on the world to welcome endangered species out from hiding, into a place of safety and love. Each animal is depicted tentatively appearing from a manhole, with…


Aqualand Sculpture Award announced

Posted: October 29, 2018 / Announced, Awards, News, video

Sculpture by the Sea and Aqualand today announced James Parrett from Strathmore, Victoria as the recipient of the $70,000 Aqualand Sculpture Award for M-fortysix at the 22nd annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. The acquisitive award, which was increased by Aqualand to $70,000 in 2018, is the most generous sculpture award in the Southern Hemisphere…


Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Artists Announced

Posted: August 31, 2018 / Awards, News

We are excited to announce the recipients of the Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Sculptor Mentor Program for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018: Georgina Humphries (VIC), Nicole Monks (NSW) and Rhiannon West (NSW). The mentorship program aims to encourage professional and meaningful interactions between emerging sculptors and established practitioners. Georgina Humphries endeavours to integrate fundamental engineering principles into the…


‘Transition (2016)’ finds new home in Busselton

Posted: August 27, 2018 / Awards, News

The sculpture that earned artist Harrie Fasher the Major Award at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018 has now found a new home in Busselton, Western Australia. ‘Transition’ (2016) was formally gifted as the final of three award-winning sculptures for permanent public display to the City of Busselton. “I am honoured to have ‘Transition’ installed in…


Transfield Invited Artists Announced 

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Transfield has been a Major Partner of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi for 14 years. The Transfield Australian Invited Artists Program funds two important new works exhibited at the Bondi exhibition and provides valuable support to the careers of leading Australian sculptors.  We are pleased to announce and congratulate two respected female sculptors Wendy Teakel (Regional NSW) and Alessandra…



EY People’s Choice Award and $3,000 Kids’ Choice Award Winner

Posted: March 28, 2017 / Announced, Awards, News

Congratulations to Lucy Humphrey for ‘Horizon’ (pictured below), the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 recipient of the $5,000 EY People’s Choice Award and $3,000 Kids’ Choice Award as voted by visitors of the exhibition and presented by Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop. Many thanks to Dinosaur Designs for the creation and donation of all of our Sculpture by the Sea artist award trophies. Watch our…


2017 Rio Tinto WA Emerging Sculptor Mentorship Announced

Posted: March 5, 2017 / Announced, Awards, Major Prize

Congratulations to local Perth artist Hayley Bahr, announced as the recipient of the Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2017 Rio Tinto WA Emerging Sculptor Mentorship. On receiving the mentorship, Hayley said: “It was a pleasant surprise and has been invaluable to me at this point in my career as a multidisciplinary artist. This amazing opportunity will allow…


Denise Pepper receives 2017 WA Sculptor Scholarship

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The Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $10,000 was awarded at the opening of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe to Denise Pepper from Bayswater in Perth for ‘Leaden Heart’. This scholarship, donated by Gavin Bunning & Julienne Penny since 2013, provides funds for the artist’s study, travel and the advancement of their career, together with an invitation…


People’s Choice Award & Kids’ Choice Award Winner Announced!

Posted: November 8, 2016 / Announced, Awards

Congratulations to Gillie & Marc Schattner for ‘Buried Rhino’, the Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016 recipients of the $5,000 Allen’s People’s Choice Award and $3,000 Kids’ Choice Award supported by Rebel Penfold-Russell OAM. This sculpture of a rhino buried in the sand of Tamarama Beach (whose belly children loved climbing over) raises awareness of the plight of these beautiful, vulnerable…


2016 EY People’s Choice Revealed

Posted: March 20, 2016 / Announced, Awards, News

On the final day of the 12th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, New York City based artist, Zilvinas Kempinas from Lithuania and Suzie Bleach (originally from Geraldton) and Andrew Townsend from NSW were announced as the joint recipients of the EY People’s Choice Prize for their respective works Kakashi and A Burden. Kempinas’ stunning…


Thank you for another fantastic Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi

Posted: November 12, 2015 / Awards, News

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…


Artist Awards & Subsidies Announced

Posted: October 29, 2015 / Awards, News

Over the last week we have revealed the recipients of various artist awards and subsidies available to exhibiting artists in this year’s exhibition. We would like to congratulate Barbara Licha (NSW) for receiving the Waverley Council Mayor’s Prize of $5000, David Horton (NSW) who received the Art Gallery Society of NSW prize for $5000, Laurence…