Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 by Destination NSW

Posted: October 29, 2017 / News, video
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Destination NSW has captured 60 seconds worth of beautiful footage of our Bondi exhibition.

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 highlights video

Posted: October 24, 2017 / News
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Catch a glimpse of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017 in this short video created for us by Gareth Carr.

Aqualand Artist Interview with Peter Lundberg

Posted: October 22, 2017 / News, video
Peter Lundberg

Aqualand presents the Artist Interview series: the making of Peter Lundberg’s ‘Walking Woman’ now installed in Marks Park, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi until 5 November 2017.


Posted: September 20, 2017 / News
Orest Keywan, With a View, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 1999. Clyde Yee

DOUBLE DECADE CLUB ARTIST – OREST KEYWAN We offer our congratulations to Orest Keywan who is the first Artist to become a member of the Double Decade Club for Sculpture by the Sea at Bondi, having exhibited 20 times since 1998. Born in Marienbad, on the Czech German border, Keywan studied with Lyndon Dadswell. His…

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 is on its way from 3 – 20 March!

Posted: January 24, 2017 / News
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Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2017 opens to the public on 3 March, 2017 and it’s all systems go as we prepare for the 13th annual exhibition.  Featuring artists from across Australia as well as countries as different and far apart as China, Germany, Japan, Finland, New Zealand and the Czech Republic, Cottesloe Beach will be transformed…

People’s Choice Award & Kids’ Choice Award Winner Announced!

Posted: November 8, 2016 / Announced, Awards
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Congratulations to Gillie & Marc Schattner for ‘Buried Rhino’, the Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016 recipients of the $5,000 Allen’s People’s Choice Award and $3,000 Kids’ Choice Award supported by Rebel Penfold-Russell OAM. This sculpture of a rhino buried in the sand of Tamarama Beach (whose belly children loved climbing over) raises awareness of the plight of these beautiful, vulnerable…

The Bondi 2016 Exhibition from Above

Posted: October 23, 2016 / News, video

See spectacular footage of Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi filmed from above the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk. Thanks to our drone team and Rebel Penfold-Russell OAM for making this possible.

Helen Lempriere Scholarship Recipient 2015, Samantha Small

Posted: August 1, 2016 / News

The Helen Lempriere Scholarships are awarded to Australian sculptors in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. The scholarships are made possible by the Helen Lempriere Bequest created through the will of the late Keith Wood, husband of the late Australian artist Helen Lempriere and managed by Perpetual.

Helen Lempriere Scholarship recipient 2012 – Philip Spelman

Posted: July 30, 2016 / video
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“The importance of Sculpture by the Sea to my career has been considerable. It is my only opportunity to regularly show large scale works. It resulted in my first overseas sales and my first overseas exhibition.”

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 Time-lapse highlights

Posted: March 22, 2016 / News, video

To celebrate Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016, we would like to share with you some highlights of the exhibition. Thank you to the wonderful Gareth Carr for capturing the spirit of the artworks and the crowds over the past few weeks with his time-lapse photography and toPaul Donovan for the aerial footage.

Allens People’s Choice Award

Posted: November 6, 2017 / News

                            April Pine, ‘Trip I, Trip II, Trip III’, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, 2017. Photo Clyde Yee.                             Marina Debris, ‘Inconvenience Store’, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017. Photo Clyde…

Buy a Mile to support Sculpture by the Sea artists

Posted: November 3, 2017 / News, video

353,000 miles paid for by the artist! That’s how far the international and interstate artists freight their sculptures to Bondi from all over the world. Here is Peter Lundberg from Vermont telling his story about getting his 10m high 40 ton sculpture to Bondi. Buy a mile for $1 to help the artists get their…


Posted: November 2, 2017 / News
Tactile Tour with Sasha Reid, YNot, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017. Photo Clyde Yee.

Sculpture by the Sea Bondi will be accessible to more people with disabilities with the NSW Government investing an additional $50,000 into the Sculpture by the Sea’s Access and Inclusion program. Tactile Tour with Sasha Reid’a, ‘YNot’ at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017. Photo Clyde Yee. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Minister for the Arts…

SEAWEED RESTORATION – Artists & Scientists celebrate early signs of success

Posted: November 1, 2017 / News
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Last year’s Operation Crayweed Art-Work-Site and art and scientific collaboration by Jennifer Turpin and Michaelie Crawford for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, aimed to ‘reverse local extinction’ and bring Crayweed underwater seaweed forests back to Bondi, where they once flourished. Despite a severe storm that damaged the Crayweed planted in the southern side of the bay, the scientists didn’t give up. They…

Aqualand Artist Interview series: James Dive

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Aqualand presents the Artist Interview series: James Dive discusses his work ‘What a Tasty Looking Burger’ which is now installed on the coastal walk, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi until 5 November 2017

Engineering in Art

Posted: October 26, 2017 / News
Ken Unsworth AM. The Honey Trap, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017. Photo Jessica Wyld

“Art without engineering is dreaming; engineering without art is calculating” – Steven Roberts For over ten years, Partridge has helped sponsor and is proud to work closely with, Sculpture by the Sea. Partridge Event provides engineering advice and certification to many of the talented exhibiting artists. The engineering includes aspects such a wind analysis, stability…

Tactile Tours at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi

Posted: October 25, 2017 / News

By Kica Saar, Tactile Tour Coordinator Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, has been offering Tactile Tours since 2009 for visitors with a range of disability.  Facilitated through dialogue and touch, the Tactile Tours provide an informed and interactive experience for visitors with disabilities and their carers. There are two key characteristics of a Tactile Tour.  Firstly,…

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Posted: October 22, 2017 / News

Allens People’s Choice Award

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Gillie and Marc Schattner, Buried Rhino, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016. Photo Jess Wyld.

Gillie and Marc Schattner, Buried Rhino, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2016. Photo Jess Wyld. For the 17th year running, international law firm Allens is supporting Sculpture by the Sea’s People’s Choice Award. Allens People’s Choice Award gives visitors the opportunity to vote for their favourite sculpture, with the winning artist receiving $5000. Voters also…