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

Georgia Taylor-Berry & Jesse Taylor, ‘Interacting Fences’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. Photo Jessica Wyld.

Perth-born cousins Georgia Taylor-Berry and Jesse Taylor were announced today as the inaugural recipients of the new Sculpture by the Sea Artist Award of $30,000, supported by Minderoo Foundation, for their artwork ‘Interacting Fences’.

THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN SCULPTOR SCHOLARSHIP

Gwilym Faulkner, Yang-Yin, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021_PhotoJ essica Wyld

The Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $10,000, donated by Gavin Bunning & Julienne Penny since 2013, was won by Gwilym Faulkner in 2021. All Western Australian artists with works appearing in Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe are eligible.

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THE ALCOA ALUMINIUM SCULPTURE AWARD

Tony Jones ‘Lite House’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. Photo Jessica Wyld

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The 2021 Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award of $10,000 is awarded to MJ+J Studio (McHarrie Jones + Jones) (WA).

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THE BARTON FAMILY FOUNDATION ARTIST SUPPORT

Introducing the Barton Family Foundation artist support of $10,000 for an artist to make a major new artwork inspired by the exhibition site.

 

THE MOSTYN FAMILY FOUNDATION ARTIST SUBSIDY

Shaumyika Sharma, ‘Why Is It Pink’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. Photo Louise Coghill

The 2021 Mostyn Family Foundation Artist Subsidy of $5,000 is awarded to Shaumyika Sharma (Singapore | WA).

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MINDEROO FOUNDATION SUBSIDIES

In 2021, the Minderoo Foundation Subsidies of $20,000 are 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

Greg Johns, ‘Floating Grounded Figure’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. Photo Jessica Wyld.

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 2021 EY People’s Choice Prize of $5,000, as voted by visitors of the exhibition is  Tuinna Blackie (WA/NZ) for ‘The Boab’.

 

 

Tuinna Blackie, The Boab, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. Photo Louise Coghill

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KIDS’ CHOICE PRIZE

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’.

Savako, ‘Dream Of Cyprus’, Cottesloe 2021. Photo Jessica Wyld.

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SCULPTURE BY THE SEA STAFF PICK

The Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021 Staff Pick was awarded to the Boodjar Bidi Youth Art Group.

Boodjar Bidi Youth Art Group, The Little Boy and the Whale Biindiirrwoorr, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. Photo Louise Coghill

ARTISTS’ PICK

The Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021 Artists’ Pick was awarded to Tania Spencer (WA) ‘Mantle’ and Chris Booth (NZ) ‘Laminae’.

Tania Spencer, ‘Mantle’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. Photo Jessica Wyld

Chris Booth, ‘Laminae’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, 2021. Photo Richard Watson

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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