Epic Sydney storm photos from the exhibition!

Posted: November 12, 2015 / News

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, 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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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 Event Partner Dinosaur Designs release stunning new collection

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Louise Olsen and Stephen Ormandy, the designers of our Sculpture by the Sea trophies are celebrating Dinosaur Designs’ landmark 30th anniversary with the launch of their new collection, Rainforest. During their three-decade career designing iconic homewares and jewellery, Olsen and Ormandy have taken their unique designs around the world, with representation in stores and galleries across…

Prime Minister Presents Allens People’s Choice Prize

Posted: November 8, 2015 / News

On Sunday 8 November in Bondi, Prime Minister of Australia The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull announced Kim Perrier as the recipient of the Allens People’s Choice Prize for his haunting sculpture, Ashes to Ashes.  Crafted from a hollowed Marri tree trunk, human faces are imposed in relief, as if joined with nature in a spiritual symbiosis: humanity and nature…

Sculpture by the Sea extended until 9 November!

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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

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

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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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

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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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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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)….

Artist Interview Series Part 3 & 4

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The Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015 Artist Interview Series continues this week with the third and fourth instalments brought to you directly from artists who are exhibiting at this year’s exhibition. Deidre Mair & Harry Stitt give an exuberant and open interview which gives us insight into how the idea their sculpture ‘mirage’ evolved into reality. In the…

LIVE FEED! Jakub Geltner’s ‘nest 06’

Posted: November 2, 2015 / News

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.

19 outdoor sculptures have found homes!

Posted: October 30, 2015 / News

We are thrilled to announce that 19 major outdoor sculptures from Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015 have been acquired into wonderful public and private collections. Highlights of this year’s incredible exhibition include Takeshi Tanabe’s A Scene: Dedicated to Handel’s ‘The Water Music’, Linda Bowden’s The Bridge, and Gillie and Mark Schattner’s Flying Fish, which are…