Danish Gifted Sculptures for the Snowy Valleys Unveiled

Posted: December 23, 2021 / News

In a gesture of international friendship in response to the Black Summer Fires the Denmark-based Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand has gifted three sculptures to the people of the Snowy Valleys.  The gifted sculptures, one each by a Danish Australian and New Zealand artists, has been facilitated by Sculpture by the Sea…

Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Artist Mentor Program Recipients Announced

Posted: September 16, 2021 / Announced, Awards, News

Emerging artists Tom Buckland (ACT) and Capto Collaborative (NSW) have been announced as the 2021 recipients of the Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Artist Mentor Program, alongside the 2020 recipients Sian Watson (ACT) and Sivaan Walker (NSW) for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. Each artist will receive $15,000 to create their sculptures and to undertake a 12-month…

Helen Lempriere Scholarship Recipient Marina DeBris

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Sculpture by the Sea is pleased to announce Marina DeBris as the recipient of this year’s $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarship. Following her critically acclaimed and popular work ‘Inconvenience Store’ in 2017, DeBris’ artwork ‘Just a Drop in the Ocean’ will be created from objects washed up on Sydney beaches. The work intends to raise awareness…

Five of My Life Podcast

Posted: September 8, 2021 / News

Founding and Artistic Director of  Sculpture by the Sea David Handley reveals the stories behind his 5 in the new episode of Five of My Life out now.    download audio clip       The full interview can be downloaded as a podcast by pressing play below.


Posted: September 1, 2021 / Announced, Awards

Sculpture by the Sea in Australia and the Denmark-based Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand is pleased to announce Danish artist Naja Utzon Popov as the inaugural recipient of the new AUD 15,000 Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand Danish Artist Award. This new artist award supports Danish artists to exhibit…

50 Exhibitions and Counting

Posted: June 25, 2021 / News

  We are pleased to let you know the 50th Sculpture by the Sea exhibition held in Australia and Denmark will be staged at Bondi from 21 October – 7 November later this year for the enjoyment of the people of Sydney and its visitors. The 50th exhibition is a significant milestone in our history which…


Posted: June 2, 2021 / News

Watch the ‘Sculpture Inside Rocks’ exhibition video filmed at Campbell’s Cove, The Rocks, Sydney.  With thanks to Gareth Carr for videography.

‘Sculpture Rocks’ exhibition video

Posted: May 27, 2021 / News, video

Watch the ‘Sculpture Rocks’ exhibition video filmed at Campbell’s Cove, The Rocks, Sydney.  With thanks to Gareth Carr for videography.


Posted: April 22, 2021 / News

We are pleased to announce that ‘Sculpture Rocks‘ an exhibition of 18 Japanese sculptures will be staged in Campbells Cove, The Rocks in Sydney, opening 20 May until 3 June. ‘Sculpture Rocks’, a free outdoor exhibition of Japanese sculpture in The Rocks, will be presented by Sculpture by the Sea in partnership with Place Management NSW…


Posted: March 24, 2021 / Announced, Awards, News

The 2021 EY People’s Choice Prize of $5,000, as voted by visitors of the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021 exhibition is Tuinna Blackie for her artwork ‘The Boab’. New Zealand-born, Fremantle based artist Tuinna Blackie was the favourite out of 70 artworks by Western Australian, interstate and international artists. ‘The Boab’ is a captivating, large-scale stainless steel…

Kids’ Choice Prize Announced

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Sculpture by the Sea was pleased to announce the recipient of the Kids’ Choice Prize at the 17th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibition closing ceremony on Sunday. Youngsters were drawn to the bright, colourful delights of Japanese artist Savako’s artwork titled ‘Dream of Cyprus’, voted most popular by children. The Kids’ Choice Prize…

Georgia Taylor Berry and Jesse Taylor Announced as Inaugural Recipients of $30,000 Sculpture by the Sea Artist Award

Posted: March 18, 2021 / News

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 architects, currently residing in Amsterdam and Los Angeles respectively, developed ‘Interacting Fences’ across three countries during the global pandemic as…

Fitzhugh Karol’s Freight Journey from the USA to Cottesloe

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The journey of leading American artist Fitzhugh Karol’s sculpture from New York to Cottesloe is one of the best laid plans nearly coming to grief due to impact of Covid on international freight. He is now enthusiastically following the show online with excitement, writing to say, “I find it a privilege to be exhibiting, while…

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021 Exhibition Video

Posted: March 15, 2021 / News, video

Take a look at our video of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. Filmed by Richard Watson.

Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand Sculpture Collection Tumbarumba Video Compilation

Posted: January 13, 2022 / News, video

Compilation of interview videos from Hanne Bache, President of the Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand, and the Sculpture Collection exhibiting artists Jennifer Cochrane, Keld Moseholm and Marcus Tatton.    

Anni Ma Obituary 1957 – 2021

Posted: November 11, 2021 / News

Anni Ma, who was recognised as a leading curator of contemporary Chinese sculpture, passed away peacefully in her sleep on 9 September 2021 at Greenwich Hospital in Sydney, Australia. During a full but short life at the forefront of the Visual Arts in China and Australia, Anni Ma was an important cultural bridge between two…

Tumut River Brewing Co, Tumut, New South Wales

Posted: October 1, 2021 / News

Located on the banks of the Tumut River on the outskirts of town, the Tumut River Brewing Co started with two mates who wanted to make great beer. But like all good plotlines, it was actually so much more than that. It was about community and making Tumut known for something other than fly fishing and chopping down…

Nimbo Fork Lodge, Killimicat, New South Wales

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Nestled in the Snowy Valleys, on the fork of the Tumut River and Nimbo Creek, sits Nimbo Fork Lodge, occupying one of the most beautiful regional destinations in NSW. Located between Gundagai and Tumut, Nimbo Fork is perfect for a romantic escape, weddings, a special family celebration or a corporate group getaway. Surrounded by spectacular landscapes and…

Federal Government’s RISE Fund

Posted: September 8, 2021 / Announced

Great News!  We have $500,000 of new funding for Australian artists in the next four Sculpture by the Sea exhibitions at Bondi and Cottesloe thanks to the Federal Government’s RISE Fund.  For the first time, every Australian artist in our Cottesloe exhibition will be guaranteed some income for exhibiting.  This is extremely important and has…