Awards & Subsidies

Artist Awards & Subsidies

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.

SCULPTURE BY THE SEA ARTIST AWARD

Osamu Ohnishi & Masako Ohnishi, ‘USAGI Shelter’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo Louise Coghill

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

Stephanie De Biasi & Carolina Arsenii, ‘Fossil’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo David Dare Parker

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.

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WA EMERGING ARTIST MENTORSHIP

Gwilym Faulkner, ‘Yang-Yin’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. Photo Jessica Wyld

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 ALCOA ALUMINIUM SCULPTURE AWARD

Tim Macfarlane Reid, ‘Invitation’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo Jessica Wyld

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The 2022 Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award of $10,000 is awarded to Tim Macfarlane Reid (WA).

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THE BARTON FAMILY FOUNDATION ARTIST SUPPORT

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)

Heavy Duty, ‘Beach Goals’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo Richard Watson

Po-Chun Liu, ‘Green Iron Man (2012)’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo Martine Perret

 

THE MOSTYN FAMILY FOUNDATION ARTIST SUBSIDY

Lucy Humphrey, ‘ Sunset’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo David Dare Parker

The 2022 Mostyn Family Foundation Artist Subsidy of $5,000 is awarded to Lucy Humphrey (NSW).

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MINDEROO FOUNDATION SUBSIDIES

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

Nicholas Samartis, ‘Mother’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022,

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).

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THE EY PEOPLES’ CHOICE PRIZE

The 2022 EY People’s Choice Prize of $5,000, as voted by visitors of the exhibition was Sachio Ingrilli (WA) for ‘Perspective’.

 

 

Sachio Ingrilli, ‘Perspective’ Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo David Dare Parker

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KIDS’ CHOICE PRIZE

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’.

Britt Mikkelsen, ‘Anthroposcenic’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo Louise Coghill

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SCULPTURE BY THE SEA STAFF PICK

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.

Jina Lee, ‘Unify’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo David Dare Parker

ARTISTS’ PICK

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.  

Norton Flavel, ‘Figurative Abstraction’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo Louise Coghill

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 ‘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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