The team at Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill congratulate James Rogers as the recipient of the $60,000 Sculpture by the Sea Acquisitive Award for ‘Sandbar’ at the 19th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe.
James Rogers,’ Sandbar’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2023. Photo Jessica Wyld
The award recipient was selected by a judging panel of leading figures in the visual arts: Johannes Pannekoek, Artist (Perth), Soula Veyradier the Manager of Gallery and Programs, School of Art and Design, North Metropolitan TAFE and Michael Le Grand Artist and former Head of Sculpture at the Australian National University.
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’