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.
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
The Tourism Western Australia Invited International Artist 2020 recipient is Haruyuki Uchida (Japan)
The Bendat Family Foundation WA Invited Artist Program of $10,000 each to Olga Cironis, Tony Davis and Ron Gomboc.
In 2020 the Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $10,000, donated by Gavin Bunning & Julienne Penny since 2013, was awarded to Sam Hopkins from WA for ‘2030’. 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.
The Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award of $10,000 was awarded to April Pine (WA)
2019 Recipient: Nicole Monks (WA/ NSW)
2020 Recipient: KOA Art Collective (Germany)
Elaine Clocherty (WA); Isabela Lleo Castells (Spain); Václav Fiala (Czech Republic);
Karl-Christian Geleff (Denmark); Dave Glass (Portugal); Chloe Henry-Jones & Gabriella Boyd (NSW); Sally Kidall (NSW); Danai Kotsaki (Greece); Tanya Lee (WA); Elizabeth Marpole (WA); and Britt Mikkelsen (WA)
The 2020 EY People’s Choice Prize of $5,000, as voted by visitors of the exhibition, was a three-way tie, awarded to Ayad Alqaragholli (WA), Mikaela Castledine (WA), and Marcus Tatton (TAS).
The 2020 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 Cool Sh*t (Dave Glass) for ‘Homer Homer’.
The Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation to exhibit in Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020 was awarded to Sally Kidall (WA) for her work ‘Urban Containment’.
Four of the recent Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibitions offered a ‘Sculpture Inside’ award thanks to Rio Tinto and Roy Hill & Hancock Prospecting.
The Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2020 Staff Pick was awarded to Haruyuki Uchida for ‘Merry Gate’ and Johannes Pannekoek for ‘Symphony in C’.