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.

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 WESTERN AUSTRALIAN SCULPTOR SCHOLARSHIP

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.

Sam Hopkins, ‘2030’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Clyde Yee.

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THE ALCOA ALUMINIUM SCULPTURE AWARD

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The Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award of $10,000 was awarded to April Pine (WA)

April Pine, ‘Flutter I and II’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Clyde Yee.

The Packer Family Foundation & Crown Resorts Foundation & Invited Indigenous Artist

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 2019 Recipient: Nicole Monks (WA/ NSW)

Nicole Monks, ‘miyarnu bandara (star knowing)’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Photo David Dare Parker

THE MOSTYN FAMILY FOUNDATION ARTIST SUBSIDY

2020 Recipient: KOA Art Collective (Germany)

Koa Art Collective, ‘Living Sculpture’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Jessica Wyld.

AUSTRALIA COUNCIL FUNDING FOR NEW & INNOVATIVE ARTWORKS

    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 EY PEOPLES’ CHOICE PRIZE

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).

 

 

Ayad Alqaragholli, ‘Anta Omri (You Are All My Life), Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Clyde Yee.

Mikaela Castledine, ‘Black Emperors’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Jessica Wyld.

Marcus Tatton, ‘Viral Escapade’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Clyde Yee.

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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’.

Cool Sh*t (Dave Glass), ‘Homer Homer’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Clyde Yee.

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THE ANDREA STRETTON MEMORIAL INVITATION

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’.

Sally Kidall, ‘Urban Containment’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Richard Watson.

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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SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, STAFF PICK

The Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe 2020 Staff Pick was awarded to Haruyuki Uchida for ‘Merry Gate’ and Johannes Pannekoek for ‘Symphony in C’.

Haruyuki Uchida, ‘Merry Gate’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Clyde Yee.

Johannes Pannekoek, ‘Symphony in C’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2020. Photo Jessica Wyld.