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Sculpture Forest and Long Weekend Wrap Up

Over four days last week (18-21 April), we hosted our annual 4 Day Art, Food & Wine Long Weekend event, during which the Sculpture Forest stage of the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail was officially launched, delivering a major new cultural tourism experience within Bago State Forest. Attended by over a hundred people at Laurel Hill…


Sculpture Forest Launch & 4 Day Art, Food & Wine Event

Posted: April 3, 2024 / News, Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail News

We are thrilled to invite you to our highly anticipated 4 Day Art, Food & Wine event happening from Thursday 18 – Sunday 21 April 2024, in the breathtaking Snowy Valleys. Now in its third year, this event promises to be even more special as we unveil the much-awaited Sculpture Forest in the Bago State Forest…


Hancock Prospecting Roy Hill Interview Series: Anton Forde

Posted: March 18, 2024 / News, video

New Zealand artist Anton Forde discussed his work ‘Papare / Protection’ exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024. The series of carved sculptures are described as time-travelling sentinels, all-seeing, all-knowing, individually and collectively they stand as guardians and protectors. Filmed and edited by Richard Watson.


Hancock Prospecting Roy Hill Interview Series: Jimmy Rix

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Jimmy Rix discusses his artwork ‘A Bridge Too Far’ exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024. His artistic process starts with multiple sketches, or ‘doodles’ and a quieting of his conscious mind. Rix credits Sculpture by the Sea for launching his career as a sculptor.


THE EY PEOPLE’S CHOICE AND KIDS’ CHOICE AWARDS ANNOUNCED

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Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe announced today that Sean Henry is the recipient of the EY People’s Choice Award for his sculpture “Seated Man”. English sculptor Sean Henry received the EY People’s Choice Award of $5,000 after visitors to Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe voted his artwork as their favourite out of more than 70…


Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill Artist Interview Series: Alessandra Rossi

Posted: March 15, 2024 / News, video

Alessandra Rossi is a multimedia artist exploring narrative and abstractions through her innate understanding of space and time. In this interview, she talks about her artwork, on exhibit at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024 and how she intends to turn a still-life painting into a sculpture. Rossi’s work has often explored the relationship between…


Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill Artist Interview Series 2024: Sean Henry

Posted: March 14, 2024 / News, video

Watch the latest of our Artist Interview series where we speak with Sean Henry who is exhibiting his work ‘Seated Man’ at the 20th anniversary Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024. Henry’s figures are modelled in clay, cast in bronze and then hand painted by the artist using a range of techniques. Each sculpture is…


Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill Artist Interview Series 2024: Johannes Pannekoek

Posted: March 13, 2024 / News, video

Western Australia artist Johannes Pannekoek was announced as the recipient of the $30,000 Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill Sculpture Award for his sculpture ‘Lifeblood’. Enjoy this interview with him discussing his artwork at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibited until 18 March 2024. Filmed and edited by Richard Watson.


Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill Artist Interview Series 2024: Fiona Gavino

Posted: March 8, 2024 / News, video

 Watch the first edition of the Artist Interview Series where we speak with Western Australian artist Fiona Gavino about her sculptural work ‘The Meditation, Inhale Exhale’. Gavino is the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024 recipient of The Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation to showcase her work at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2024.  …


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024 Exhibition Video

Posted: March 7, 2024 / News, video

Enjoy the first of two Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024 exhibition videos filmed and edited by Richard Watson


April Pine Announced the Recipient of the Capral Artist Subsidy

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April Pine, ‘Echo’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024. Photo: Jessica Wyld Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to be continuing its national Supporting Partnership with Capral Australia’s largest extruder and distributor of Aluminium products. We thank Capral for their material support for so many exhibiting artists since the first Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe…


Johannes Pannekoek takes out Hancock Prospecting & Roy Hill Sculpture Award  

Posted: March 1, 2024 / Announced, Awards, News

Johannes Pannekoek, ‘Lifeblood’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024. Photo: Jessica Wyld Western Australia artist Johannes Pannekoek was announced as the recipient of the $30,000 Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill Sculpture Award for his artwork ‘Lifeblood’. The Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill Sculpture Award is one of the most generous awards for the Visual Arts…


Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award to Denise Pepper

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Denise Pepper, Women Wear Trousers, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024. Photo: Richard Watson Acclaimed Perth-based artist Denise Pepper has received this year’s Alcoa Aluminium Award at the 20th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibition. The sought-after $5,000 prize was awarded to the artist for her Women Wear Trousers sculpture. “I am drawn to…


Sharyn Egan returns to Sculpture by the Sea

Posted: February 22, 2024 / News

Sharyn Egan, ‘Balga’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2023. Photo Michael Goh SHARYN EGAN RETURNS TO SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, COTTESLOE AS PART OF TOURISM WA ABORIGINAL ARTISTIC PROGRAM To celebrate the 20th Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, the WA Government through Tourism WA and Sculpture by the Sea are thrilled to announce a new…


British Sculptor Sean Henry to Exhibit

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Sean Henry, ‘Seated Man’ (2011) Bronze, corten steel & paint BRITISH SCULPTOR SEAN HENRY TO EXHIBIT FAMED ‘SEATED MAN’ AT SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, COTTESLOE 2024 AS TOURISM WA INVITED INTERNATIONAL ARTIST There is much anticipation around seeing the famed sculpture, ‘Seated Man’ by Sean Henry, one of England’s most celebrated international artists who will be exhibiting in WA for…