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
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.
The Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award of $10,000 was awarded to Miik Green (WA)
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’.
Four of the recent Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibitions offered a ‘Sculpture Inside’ award thanks to Rio Tinto and Roy Hill & Hancock Prospecting.
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)
2019 Recipient: Nicole Monks (WA/ NSW)
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)
2019 Recipient: Heini Nieminen & Sandra Nyberg (Finland)
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’.
The Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2019 Staff Pick was awarded to Phil Price for ‘Ipomoea’.