Jörg Plickat receives the 2015 Macquarie Group Sculpture Prize!

Posted: October 22, 2015 / Major Prize, News

Deputy Premier Troy Grant announced Jörg Plickat from Germany as the recipient of the $60,000 Macquarie Group Sculpture Prize for his sculpture divided planet at the launch of the 19th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi on the opening day of the exhibition. The $60,000 acquisitive award is the most generous annual sculpture prize in Australia…

Welcome to our new mobile responsive website!

Posted: October 20, 2015 / Announced, News

Sculpture by the Sea is excited to launch our new mobile responsive website. Please be patient with us while we roll out our new website. If you have any issues please email: [email protected]

NEW Information for Private Coaches and School Buses

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There is a new bus drop off and collection point which has been provided by Waverley Council on Campbell Parade to make it easier for you to get to the exhibition and to ease congestion elsewhere. It is requested that all private coaches and school buses only use the Campbell Parade bus zone on the map to drop…

263 Submissions from 31 Countries for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016

Posted: August 31, 2015 / News

Thank you to all the artists who applied to be part of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016. This year we received 263 submissions, from 31 countries around the world, including Australia. Our curatorial panel are currently undertaking the difficult task of selecting which works will be shown in the exhibition. All applicants will be…

Helen Lempriere Scholarships and Clitheroe Mentorships Announced

Posted: August 10, 2015 / News
Samantha Small, stalemate, Canberra Museum and Gallery, 2015. Photo supplied by the artist.

Each year in the lead up to Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi six Australian based sculptors receive significant support for their careers thanks to the Helen Lempriere Bequest and the Clitheroe Foundation. We are excited to reveal the recipients of three $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarships and three $10,000 Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Sculptor Mentorships! The following…

Hyundai back on board for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015!

Posted: August 6, 2015 / News

Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to welcome back Hyundai as a major exhibition partner for the fifth year. Hyundai will provide their popular complimentary chauffeur service for visitors to the exhibition. The exhibition provides a perfect synergy to the Hyundai brand whose design ethos is ‘Fluidic Sculpture’. Just like the impressive and striking art…

Robert Hague and Louis Pratt- Finalists of the Art Gallery of New South Wales 2015 Wynne Prize!

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We are thrilled to share the announcement of Robert Hague and Louis Pratt as finalists of the AGNSW 2015 Wynne Prize. Both Hague and Pratt have also been selected by our panel of judges for the upcoming Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015! Robert Hague is one of our Decade Club Artists, having exhibited at…

Artists are invited to submit applications for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016

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Emerging, established and aspiring artists alike are invited to submit for pre-selection into the 12th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe to be staged on Perth’s stunning Cottesloe Beach in Australia from 4 – 20 March, 2016. We are also pleased to announce that for the first time at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe we…

Your chance to win a bottle of Thompson Estate gold medal Chardonnay!

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Thompson Estate vineyard is celebrating its 5th year partnering with Sculpture by the Sea and has been impressing wine aficionados, critics and visitors to Sculpture by the Sea alike with their award winning range. Thompson Estate is delighted to announce that they have won a Gold Outstanding award in the International Wine and Spirit Competition…

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus 2015 Awards Ceremony

Posted: July 2, 2015 / News

Under a bright sun and with high spirits Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus held the traditional awards ceremony at Tangkrogen where the recipients of this year’s prizes were announced. The awards were presented by Alderman of Culture Rabih Azad-Ahmed, who said, “As Alderman of Culture it is amazing to experience how art suddenly becomes a…

Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus continues to delight visitors in Denmark

Posted: June 30, 2015 / News

The fourth biennial Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus Denmark is in it’s fourth and final week. The exhibition has been delighting and inspiring many visitors from across the globe, including many Australian sculpture fans. Sasha Grishin, Emeritus Professor at Australian National University professor was recently in Aarhus to view the exhibition. He wrote a review that describes…

Google Cultural Institute launch of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015!

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 on the Google Cultural Institute! The Cultural Institute brings together millions of artworks and artefacts from around the world, with the stories that bring them to life, in a virtual exhibition experience. The platform is extending the international outreach of Sculpture by the Sea for all to enjoy! In…

Sneak peak of Australian works in Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus

Posted: May 20, 2015 / News

  With just over a week left until the opening of the fourth biennial Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus in Denmark, we are excitedly anticipating the installation of incredible works in our sister exhibition. We are celebrating the Australian artists exhibiting in this year’s Denmark exhibition: Elaine Clocherty Gary Deirmendjian Bjorn Godwin Richard Goodwin Lucy Humphrey Koichi Ishino…

Your donations keep Sculpture by the Sea free!

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  Sculpture by the Sea in Sydney and Perth are among the largest free to the public events in the world – yet we probably receive less government support than any other comparable free art exhibition in Australia if not the world.  Did you know you can help stage one of Australia’s largest cultural events? Sculpture…

Ken Unsworth sculpture installed in the Perth Cultural Centre

Posted: May 19, 2015 / News

  Ken Unsworth’s sculpture exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 has found a new home in the Perth Cultural Centre. The seven metre tall pine and plywood work, My Home is Your Home, was selected by Director of the Art Gallery of Western Australia, Stefano Carboni, as one of the best works in the recent Sculpture by the…