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Allens People’s Choice Award

Posted: November 8, 2018 / Awards, News

Congratulations to the recipients of the $5000 Allens People’s Choice Award, Gillie and Marc Schattner for their sculpture, ‘Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are’. This sculpture calls on the world to welcome endangered species out from hiding, into a place of safety and love. Each animal is depicted tentatively appearing from a manhole, with…


Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018 exhibition

Posted: November 1, 2018 / News, video

For those who cannot make it to Sydney to see Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018, catch a glimpse of the exhibition in this video created for us by Gareth Carr.    


Aqualand Sculpture Award announced

Posted: October 29, 2018 / Announced, Awards, News, video

Sculpture by the Sea and Aqualand today announced James Parrett from Strathmore, Victoria as the recipient of the $70,000 Aqualand Sculpture Award for M-fortysix at the 22nd annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. The acquisitive award, which was increased by Aqualand to $70,000 in 2018, is the most generous sculpture award in the Southern Hemisphere…


Georgina Humphries: Artist Interview Series

Posted: October 25, 2018 / News, video

First-time Sculpture by the Sea artist Georgina Humphries talks about her site-specific artwork ‘Groundswell’ on exhibit now along the coastal walk at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018. She uses recycled materials and much of the fabric sourced is from tents left behind by festival goers.


Make a Difference, Donate Now to Sculpture by the Sea

Posted: June 26, 2018 / News

Sculpture by the Sea has been a free to the public exhibition for over 20 years. For our not-for-profit organisation to stage the world’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition we require support from all sectors of society. Whilst the support we receive from government, corporate sponsors and philanthropists enables us to assist artists to transform spectacular coastlines into world-class sculpture parks for all to enjoy, we  still need…


#sxsmoments Instagram competition winner announced

Posted: May 28, 2018 / News

  Congratulations to Albert Chetcuti, the winner of the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018  #sxsmoments Instagram competition. Albert’s photograph beautifully captures John Petrie’s sculpture, ’Space’. Clyde Yee, one of the talented Sculpture by the Sea photographers commented: “The image is perfectly composed with nature providing a fabulous soft moody sky.” Albert expressed: “It’s an absolute honour to have won the…


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Exhibition Video

Posted: March 4, 2018 / News, video

See spectacular footage of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018 filmed from above and up close on beautiful Cottesloe beach. Thanks to our videographer Richard Watson for filming and editing.


Aqualand Artist Interview Series – James Parrett

Posted: November 3, 2018 / News, video

James Parrett discusses his work ‘M-fortysix’ and being the recipient of the Aqualand Sculpture Award at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018.


Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Orest Keywan

Posted: November 1, 2018 / News, video

Orest Keywan speaks from his studio in Botany, NSW Australia. Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018 marks the 20th time Keywan has exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea.


Aqualand Artist Interview Series: CAFA artists

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  Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018 showcases eight sculptures from distinguished CAFA alumni and teachers, none of these leading Chinese sculptors have exhibited in Australia before.


Aqualand Artist Interview Series: Nicole Monks

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Nicole Monks talks about her collaborative artwork gawura guruwin (whale shark) based on a rock carving found on the headland of Marks Park near Mackenzies Point, Tamarama.



Helen Lempriere Scholarship Recipients

Posted: October 27, 2018 / News, video

The Helen Lempriere Scholarships are designed to advance individual artists’ careers by enabling them to travel, study and undertake opportunities to further their artistic development. The scholarships are awarded to emerging, mid career and senior Australian sculptors chosen by the exhibition’s Curatorial Panel. Take a look at the videos below as each sculptor talks about…


Peter Lundberg: artist interview series

Posted: October 26, 2018 / News, video

Peter Lundberg talks about his artwork, his background in maths and music, and what it means for him to exhibit at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018


Keizo Ushio: artist interview series

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Keizo Ushio talks about his two decades of exhibiting with Sculpture by the Sea. His most recent artwork ‘Moebius in Moebius’ is on show at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi until November 4, 2018. For more information about Keizo Ushio visit:   Keizo Ushio    


Your Bondi Catalogue

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Featuring images, artist statements and information on each of the 107 sculptures in this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. This is your guide to the exhibition including our public programs with details on the free Aqualand artist talks, our Schools Program, our Access & Inclusion Program and our not for profit organisation. The catalogue is available…


Matthew Harding (1964 – 2018)

Posted: October 19, 2018 / Essays

Written by Ken Scarlett OAM, Curator and Author. Between 1999 and 2017, Victorian artist Matthew Harding exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, in nine exhibitions. In honour of Mathew’s career a tenth sculpture is being exhibited on the Bondi coastal walk this year, 2018. The premature death of any person is a tragedy, but the premature death…


Nicole Monks: Sculptural Fire Performance

Posted: October 15, 2018 / News

Sculptural Fire Performance – 7pm Friday 19 October Gawura guruwin (whale shark) sculpture can be seen on Tamarama Beach. The name gawura guruwin comes from the Dharug words for ‘whale’ and ‘shark’. The whale shark, although not normally found in the Sydney basin, is depicted in a piece of rock art found at Mackenzies Point –…