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#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.


Recipients of the EY People Choice Prize and Kids’ Choice Prize

Posted: March 1, 2018 / Announced, News

People’s Choice Prize Recipient, B. Jane Cowie with Fiona Drummond Managing Partner Western Region, EY, ‘Swirling Surround’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo: Jessica Wyld.   Kids’ Choice Prize Recipient, Denise Pepper, ‘Waiting in the Wings’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo: Jessica Wyld.   The $5,000 EY People’s Choice Prize is voted for by visitors…


Granite Island – The Latest Encounters

Posted: June 15, 2018 / News

Sculpture Encounters – Granite Island, the art trail that was opened late last year on Granite Island, 80 kilometres south of Adelaide in South Australia,  continues to add new artworks each year and will do so until 2020.  Wonderful works by Yi Cui, Lucy Barker, Jette Mellgren and Lubomir Mikle have been sited this year and last month David Kerr’s work…


Long term staff & new babies

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Promoting the work of artists is at the core of what we do at Sculpture by the Sea and this takes a dedicated and gifted team who all give their ongoing support in one way or another. We wanted to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to our wonderful team and acknowledge…


Sydney Sculpture Conference 2018 save the date

Posted: June 13, 2018 / News

  In partnership with the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing, Sculpture by the Sea presents ‘Sculpture: A Universal Language’, an annual Sculpture Conference on Monday 5 November, 2018 at the Sydney Opera House. An esteemed panel of academics and artists from CAFA, China’s leading tertiary art school, will travel to Sydney for the conference and…


Britt Mikkeslen talks about her work ‘Ocean Lace’ when it was exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015

Posted: June 12, 2018 / News, video

  Britt Mikkelsen recalls beach-combing at an age when the little things mattered. Likewise, this tiny fragment found at South Cottesloe has been enlarged 700 times, revealing its fragile beauty. ‘Ocean Lace’ is now installed at Sculpture Encounters, Granite Island.


Hamish McMillan discusses his work ‘Converge’

Posted: March 19, 2018 / News, video

Hamish McMillan, ‘Converge’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018.  Video by Richard Watson.  



Graduating at ‘Sculpture Inside’, Cottesloe 2018

Posted: March 15, 2018 / News

Thanks to ECU’s partnership with Sculpture by the Sea, there are excellent opportunities for Visual Arts students to gain practical experience including artist-buddy relationships, professional placements and an on-campus exhibition.     Sarah Cheers is one student who will benefit from ECU’s sponsorship of the event, securing an internship at Sculpture by the Sea and…



Art and Engineering

Posted: March 9, 2018 / News

For a number of years now, Partridge Event has been delighted to help sponsor and work closely with, Sculpture by the Sea in both Bondi and Cottesloe. Partridge provides the exhibiting artists with engineering advice and certification, following review and analysis using our design criteria below. This includes assistance on aspects such as wind loads,…




$50,000 RIO TINTO SCULPTURE AWARD PRESENTED TO NSW ARTIST HARRIE FASHER AT 14TH ANNUAL SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, COTTESLOE

Posted: March 2, 2018 / News

Harrie Fasher, Transition (2016), Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018. Photo: Jessica Wyld Harrie Fasher from Oberon, NSW was announced as the recipient of the prestigious $50,000 Rio Tinto Sculpture Award, one of the most generous awards for sculpture in the world, for her abstract steel work ‘Transition (2016)’. The sculpture, of a horse rising…