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.
Japanese artists Osamu and Masako Ohnishi have been awarded the major Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Artist Award of $30,000 for their work ‘USAGI Shelter’, an inviting, interactive work in the shape of a rabbit’s head.
Donated by the Minderoo Foundation, this award aims to increase opportunities for artists, is judged on excellence and is open to all artworks in the exhibition.
The Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $15,000, donated by Ian Hicks AO and Susie Grant, was awarded to Stephanie De Biasi and Carolina Arsenii. All Western Australian artists with works appearing in Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe are eligible.
The WA Emerging Mentorship of $15,000 was awarded to Gwilym Faulkner in 2021, with thanks to Ian Hicks AM and Susie Grant through the George Hicks Foundation.
The 2022 Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award of $10,000 is awarded to Tim Macfarlane Reid (WA).
The Barton Family Foundation Artist Support of $10,000 for major new artworks inspired by the exhibition site shared between Heavy Duty (WA) and Po-Chun Liu (Taiwan)
The 2022 Mostyn Family Foundation Artist Subsidy of $5,000 is awarded to Lucy Humphrey (NSW).
In 2021, the Minderoo Foundation Subsidies of $20,000 were shared between Jarrod Taylor (WA), Georgia Taylor-Berry and Jesse Taylor (WA | Netherlands/USA), Goldberg Aberline (NSW), Joel Adler (NSW), Pascale Giorgi (WA), Peter Hill (WA) and Henning & Meeves (WA).
The Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation of $5,000 to exhibit in Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022, donated by Katrina & Craig Burton is Nicholas Samartis (NSW)
The Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation to exhibit in Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021 is awarded to Greg Johns (SA).
The 2022 EY People’s Choice Prize of $5,000, as voted by visitors of the exhibition was Sachio Ingrilli (WA) for ‘Perspective’.
The 2022 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 Britt Mikkelsen for ‘Anthroposcenic’.
The Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022 Staff Pick was awarded to Jina Lee (WA) ‘Unify’: a work inspired by traditional Korean rings, made from WA Sandstone and WA granite and held together with a bright red rope.
Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022 Artists’ Pick was awarded to Norton Flavel (WA) ‘Figurative Abstraction’: a three-piece work made from aluminium that explores the relationship between the person and objects.
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
Four of the recent Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibitions offered a ‘Sculpture Inside’ award thanks to Rio Tinto and Roy Hill & Hancock Prospecting.