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SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI 2023 WELCOMES WINDEX® AS A NEW SUPPORTING PARTNER OF THE EXHIBITION

Posted: October 20, 2023 / News

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi welcomes Windex®, renowned glass cleaner brand, as a Supporting Partner of the 2023 exhibition, providing sponsorship and artist support. The sponsorship is important to Windex® who are helping keep our coasts clean by collecting plastic from within 50kms of our coasts and using to make more than 68 million Windex® bottles. As part…


SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI KICKS-OFF WITH ‘SECRET’ AUGMENTED REALITY EXPERIENCE FROM SNAPCHAT AND ARTIST MOND QU

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Snapchat and Australian artist Mond Qu are bringing Aussies an immersive new ‘ARt’ experience at this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi exhibition. This will be the first-ever augmented reality (AR) artist collaboration for the world’s largest annual free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition, using hyper-realistic ray tracing technology to create a ‘secret’ sculpture which visitors can unlock…


Clitheroe Emerging Sculptor Mentor Program

Posted: October 16, 2023 / News

Established in 2006, The Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Sculptor Mentorship Program awards $15,000 each to two selected artists every Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi exhibition. The mentor program aims to encourage professional and meaningful fellowships between emerging sculptors and established practitioners facilitating a skills exchange between the emerging artists and their mentors whilst providing a forum for the professional and technical development of…


The Pommery Champagne Artist Award

Posted: October 13, 2023 / News

Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to be continuing its partnership with Champagne Pommery for a second year. Champagne Pommery, one of the world’s most loved champagnes, is a National Supporting Partner of the exhibition, providing sponsorship and artist support through the Pommery Champagne Artist Award of $5,000 for our Bondi and Cottesloe exhibitions. The…


SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI AQUALAND SCULPTURE AWARD INCREASED TO $100,000 TO CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF THE EXHIBITION

Posted: September 12, 2023 / News

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi will celebrate 25 years as the world’s largest, free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition when the exhibition returns to the 2km Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk on 20 October, 2023. To mark this significant milestone, the exhibition’s long standing Principal Sponsor Aqualand announced that the prestigious Aqualand Sculpture Award’s value will be…


RECIPIENTS OF PRESTIGIOUS HELEN LEMPRIERE SCHOLARSHIPS ANNOUNCED AHEAD OF 25TH SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI

Posted: August 25, 2023 / News

Perpetual and Sculpture by the Sea today announced the three Australian sculptors awarded the prestigious $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarships ahead of this year’s milestone 25th Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. Senior Artist  Greg Johns (SA) Mid-Career Artist  Lucy Barker (NSW) Emerging Artist  Siahne Rogers (WA) The Helen Lempriere Scholarships are designed to enable artists to further…


Outreach Program – Arterie at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney

Posted: August 16, 2023 / News

Our Education department continues the Outreach program with a day of talks and workshops at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. The Sculpture by the Sea Education department recently spent the day with Royal Prince Alfred Hospital’s enthusiastic volunteers of the Arterie program. Arterie at RPA forms part of a holistic approach to healthcare and aims to…


Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail News

Posted: June 15, 2023 / News, Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail News

We are pleased to provide you with an update on the progress of the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail. Thank you for your ongoing support and as always, a warm welcome to our new subscribers. It has certainly been a busy couple of months in the Snowy Valleys! Late April we hosted our annual Four Day…


David Handley features on the ‘Five of My Life Podcast’ Founders Episode with Nigel Marsh

Posted: June 1, 2023 / News

Founding and Artistic Director of  Sculpture by the Sea David Handley reveals the stories behind his 5 in this special Founders compilation episode of the ‘Five of My Life’ Podcast out now. Nigel Marsh speaks to Andrew Penfold, David Handley, Zara Siedler, Ronni Kahn and William Sieghart – five remarkable people who have each successfully founded projects that have made a lasting and meaningful contribution…


Sculpture, Food & Wine Long Weekend Wrap-up

Posted: May 22, 2023 / News, Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail

Taking place for the second time this year, the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail – Sculpture, Food and Wine Long Weekend was held from 27 – 30 April. During the long weekend, four new sculptures were unveiled, bringing the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail to include 35 sculptures across the 150km trail, now including Talbingo. ‘Tidal Body’…


SNOWY VALLEYS SCULPTURE TRAIL EXTENDS TO TALBINGO

Posted: May 5, 2023 / News

‘Tidal Body’ by April Pine was officially unveiled Friday 29 April in Sir William Hudson Park, as an extension of the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail to Talbingo, by Councillor James Hayes OAM. The sculpture is a pair of abstract see-through figures in corten steel standing beside Jounama Pondage, set against the backdrop of the water…


‘Composition 17’ by Sasha Reid Unveiled in Batlow

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‘Composition 17’ by Sasha Reid was officially unveiled in Toc H. Park, Batlow yesterday afternoon under the acorn trees, which some have touted as a ‘welcome sentient being’. Image: (Back row) Dr Joe McGirr MP, Member for Wagga Wagga, artist Sasha Reid, Councillor Ian Chaffey, Mayor of Snowy Valleys, Councillor Sam Hughes, Snowy Valleys Council,…


Jina Lee ‘And Spring Again’ Unveiling in Batlow

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Officially unveiled Friday 29 April, Jina Lee’s sculpture ‘And Spring Again’ stands proudly at the corner of Pioneer Street and Reedy Street, Batlow, brimming with “good energy” as intended by the artist. Made of white Australian marble, the form of the sculpture was inspired by atoms, bubbling with energy and new life. Image: Jina Lee,…


KAORU MATSUMOTO UNVEILING ADELONG SERVICES CLUB

Artist Kaoru Matsumoto expressed, “the wind is invisible, but its strength, flow and quantity are delicate and complex, and are closely related to us, and it is the earth’s breath.” Kaoru further explained that the metal mesh of the wings of the sculpture have an aperture ratio of 77%, allowing the wind to escape, softening…


UNEARTHED – PETER LUNDBERG’S SCULPTURE UNVEILING, ADELONG

Posted: April 6, 2023 / News, Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail, video

Unveiled and officially opened by Adelle Gillen, Head of Public Affairs, US Consulate General in Sydney, on Tuesday 4 April 2023, Peter Lundberg’s sculpture has been installed as the latest addition to the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail in Adelong. After one month below ground, the 12 tonne sculpture was unearthed by crane, and lifted into…