Awards & Subsidies

Artist Awards

We are pleased to provide the following awards and subsidies for some of the artists in the exhibition.  It is our aim to increase the support for each artist to cover their freight and to provide a minimum amount to each artist towards their costs of exhibiting.

THE MAJOR SCULPTURE AWARD 2014-2018

Harrie Fasher, ‘Transition’ (2016), Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo  David Dare Parker.

Four of the recent Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibitions offered a major acquisitive award thanks to Rio Tinto and Roy Hill & Hancock Prospecting, with three of the sculptures from 2016-2018 gifted by Rio Tinto to the City of Busselton for permanent public placement.

PREVIOUS RECIPIENTS OF THE MAJOR AWARD AT SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, COTTESLOE

  • 2018 Harrie Fasher (NSW) ‘Transition (2016)’
  • 2017 Harsha Durugadda Vardhan (India) ‘Column of Sound’
  • 2016 Dale Miles (NSW) ‘Parallel Thinking Space’
  • 2015 No funding was secured for the major award
  • 2014 Hiroyuki Kita (Japan) ‘Like a Flower Swinging in the Wind’

THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN SCULPTOR SCHOLARSHIP

In 2019 the Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $10,000, donated by Gavin Bunning & Julienne Penny since 2013, was awarded to Rima Zabaneh & Berenice Rarig from WA for ‘Pods’. The scholarship for travel, study and the advancement of the artist’s career includes an invitation to exhibit in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi.

All Western Australian artists with works appearing in Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe are eligible.

Rima Zabaneh & Berenice Rarig, ‘Pods’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Photo Clyde Yee.

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THE ALCOA ALUMINIUM SCULPTURE AWARD

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The Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award of $10,000 was awarded to Miik Green (WA)

Miik Green, ‘Thicket 018’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Photo Clyde Yee.

THE EY PEOPLES’ CHOICE PRIZE

EY_Logo_Beam_Tag_Horizontal_C_CMYK_EN     The 2019 EY People’s Choice Prize of $5,000, as voted by visitors of the exhibition, was awarded to Phil Price for ‘Ipomoea’.

Phil Price, ‘Ipomoea’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Photo Jessica Wyld.

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KIDS’ CHOICE PRIZE

The 2019 Kids’ Choice Prize of $2,000, donated by Emrys, Jasper & Rebel Penfold-Russell OAM, as voted by the children visiting the exhibition, was awarded to Phil Price for ‘Ipomoea’.

Phil Price, ‘Ipomoea’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Photo Clyde Yee.

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THE ‘SCULPTURE INSIDE’ AWARD

Four of the recent Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibitions offered a ‘Sculpture Inside’ award thanks to Rio Tinto and Roy Hill & Hancock Prospecting.

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Artist Subsidies

The Tourism Western Australia Invited International Artist

2019 Recipient: Phil Price (New Zealand)
2018 Recipient: Zhan Wang (China)
2017 Recipients: Zadok Ben-David (Israel and England) and Sir Tony Cragg RA (England)
2016 Recipient: Li Wei (China)

Phil Price, ‘Ipomoea’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Photo Clyde Yee.

The Packer Family Foundation & Crown Resorts Foundation & Invited Indigenous Artist

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 2019 Recipient: Nicole Monks (WA/ NSW)

Nicole Monks, ‘miyarnu bandara (star knowing)’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Photo David Dare Parker

AUSTRALIA COUNCIL FUNDING FOR NEW & INNOVATIVE ARTWORKS

    Janine McAullay Bott (WA), Jennifer Cochrane (WA), Yi Cui (China), Stephen Harrison (NSW), Akira Kamada (Japan/NSW), Tom De Munk Kerkmeer (WA), Britt Mikkelsen (WA), Hamish McMillan (SA), Vijayayammbigai Muir (WA), Hu Quanchun (China), Denise Pepper (WA), Wendelin Pressl (Austria), Jarrod Taylor (WA), Stephen Tepper (WA), Jiao Xingtao (China), Gavin Younge (South Africa)

THE MOSTYN FAMILY FOUNDATION ARTIST SUBSIDY

2019 Recipient: Heini Nieminen & Sandra Nyberg (Finland)

Elin & Keino, ‘Seachange’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Photo Richard Watson.

THE ANDREA STRETTON MEMORIAL INVITATION

The Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation to exhibit in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019 was awarded to Janine McAullay Bott (WA) for his work ‘Vintage I Bush Truck’.

Janine McAullay Bott, ‘Vintage I Bush Truck’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Photo Jessica Wyld.

SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, STAFF PICK

The Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2019 Staff Pick was awarded to Phil Price for ‘Ipomoea’.

Phil Price, ‘Ipomoea’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Photo Clyde Yee.