Helen Lempriere Scholarships Announced

Posted: September 17, 2019 / Announced, Awards, News

Perpetual and Sculpture by the Sea are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s three prestigious $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarships: Senior Artist  Michael Snape (NSW), Mid-Career Artist  Louise Paramor (VIC), and Emerging Artist  Nadia Odlum (NSW).                     The Helen Lempriere Scholarships are designed to enable the artists to further their…

Statement by Alice Spigelman AM, Chair of Sculpture by the Sea to Waverley Council Meeting 16 July 2019

Posted: July 18, 2019 / News

Sculpture by the Sea has a 22 year relationship with Waverley Council a relationship we keenly hope will continue. At the outset I wish to state our organisation’s strongest possible support for accessibility.  This is why, despite our very limited resources, we have sought funding and been at the forefront nationally of developing access programs…

Access & Inclusion Program

Posted: July 13, 2019 / News

Sculpture by the Sea places the wishes and needs of people with disability at the forefront of our thinking and planning. We are fully supportive of making the Bondi coastal walk into an accessible Bondi coastal path. Had the currently being built access path not taken us by complete surprise in mid-May this year we…

Sign Petition

Posted: July 11, 2019 / News

How can you help? As we continue to advocate for a proper access path along the coastal walk, please sign the petition to stop the development of this path in Marks Park until proper consultation for an access path along the coastal walk can happen with Waverley Council. Please sign the petition here:


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MEDIA RELEASE – Thursday 11 July 2019  Waverley Council’s decision to build a 279m long by 1.8 metre wide concrete path around Marks Park on the south Bondi headland is set to put the annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi at risk, causing the popular exhibition to lose forever eight of the 10 best sites that…

Royal Prince Alfred March Arts 2019 Program

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Thanks to Create NSW funding towards our Access & Inclusion Program we were able to continue to support the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) March Arts 2019 program. Sculpture by the Sea artist Barbara Licha was the recipient of the March Arts ‘Sculptor In Residence’ creating her work  Hospitalscape, for three days, on site at the hospital with…

An Open Letter to Mark McGowan, The Premier of Western Australia and The Hon. David Templeman, Minister for Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Posted: March 19, 2019 / News

March 2019 Dear Premier and Minister, We, the following Western Australian artists (Perth and regional), who have exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea at Cottesloe, are dismayed the Department of Cultural Industries does not provide substantial funding for the annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibition. We want to thank you, Minister Templeman, for the…

Celia Hammond presents Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation Award at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019

Posted: March 15, 2019 / Announced, News

Thank you for the invitation and the introduction. I am delighted to be here at the 15th Sculpture by the Sea here in Cottesloe. I acknowledge all special guests – and I also want to acknowledge, applaud and thank David Handley, the Board of Sculpture by the Sea, the staff, the donors and all of…

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019 Exhibition Video

Posted: March 12, 2019 / News, video

See spectacular footage of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019 filmed from above and up close on beautiful Cottesloe beach. Thanks to our videographer Richard Watson for filming and editing.

How is Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe funded?

Posted: March 11, 2019 / News

Many people ask how we raise the funds to stage Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe as a free exhibition each year.  Many more people presume the exhibition is fully funded from government sources. It is a huge challenge raising the $2.2M to stage Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe each year.  This pie chart shows how it…


Posted: March 6, 2019 / News, video

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe is pleased to announce New Zealand artist Phil Price as the recipient of the EY People’s Choice Prize of $5,000 for his kinetic sculpture ‘Ipomoea’. Exhibiting this year as the Tourism WA Invited International Artist, Price is regarded as one of the leading kinetic sculptors of his generation. The breathtaking…

Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship

Posted: March 4, 2019 / Announced, News

Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to announce that Rima Zabaneh from Ardross and Berenice Rarig from Canning Vale, WA as the recipients of the prestigious $10,000 Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship. Presented by Deputy Chairman of Tourism WA, Manny Papadoulis, the scholarship, donated by Gavin Bunning & Julienne Penny since 2013, provides invaluable support for…

Miik Green announced as Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award recipient

Posted: February 25, 2019 / Announced, News

Sculpture by the Sea and Alcoa of Australia are pleased to announce the highly regarded Western Australian visual artist Miik Green as the inaugural recipient of the Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award of $10,000. The new award, which highlights Alcoa’s 15 years of continued commitment to supporting artists in Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe that use…