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SNOWY VALLEYS SCULPTURE TRAIL ADDS NEW WORKS BY ACCLAIMED AUSTRALIAN AND UKRAINIAN ARTISTS

Posted: November 24, 2022 / News

The Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail, Australia’s newest major public sculpture collection, has unveiled two new significant works – ‘Colossus’ by Ukrainian artist Egor Zigura and ‘Hildegard Von Bingen’ by NSW artist Ron Robertson-Swann OAM – at public celebrations attended by the artists and dignitaries. ‘Colossus’ was unveiled at Tumbarumba Creekscape by Volodymyr Shalkivskiy, Deputy Head…


Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Andrew Townsend and Suzie Bleach

Posted: November 8, 2022 / News, video

Andrew Townsend and Suzie Bleach talk about their collaboration, their process from paper sketches to welding, ‘dress-making’ to panel-beating.


2022 AWARDS ANNOUNCED AT SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI

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Sculpture by the Sea and Allens are delighted to announce that French artist Bruno Catalano is the recipient of this year’s Allens People’s Choice Award. Catalano receives a prize of $5,000 for ‘Benoit’, part of a series of sculptures called Travellers or Les Voyageurs, which are exhibited in collections around the world, including Paris, New…


Ukrainian flag unfurled in gesture of international friendship

Posted: November 5, 2022 / News, video

The Ukrainian community and supporters came together at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi early on the morning of Saturday 5 November to unfurl a 18m x 12m Ukrainian flag in a gesture of international friendship for the people of Ukraine and to raise funds for the Ukraine Crisis Appeal. The exhibition, which opened to the…


SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI EXHIBITION VIDEO part 2

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Watch the second part of our Exhibition Video for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2022. Videography by Gareth Carr.


Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Jen Mallinson

Posted: November 1, 2022 / News, video

Jen Mallinson (NSW) Listen to Jen Mallinson talk about her artwork ‘Adaptation 22’ exhibited on Tamarama beach as part of the 24th Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi.


Interview with Aqualand Award recipient Tony Davis at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2022

Posted: October 29, 2022 / News, video

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2022 Aqualand Award recipient Tony Davis talks about his artwork titled ‘Folly Interstice’ currently exhibited in Marks Park on the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, Sydney.


Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi exhibition video

Posted: October 27, 2022 / News, video

Watch the Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2022 video filmed along the Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk. Exhibition on now til 7 November. Videography with thanks to Gareth Carr.  


WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ARTIST TO RECEIVE INAUGURAL POMMERY CHAMPAGNE ARTIST AWARD OF $5,000

Posted: October 24, 2022 / News

Sculpture by the Sea has announced a new partnership with Champagne Pommery, Champagne Pommery, one of the world’s most beloved champagnes, is a National Supporting Partner of the exhibition, providing sponsorship and artist support through the newly created Pommery Champagne Artist Award of $5,000, to Western Australian artist Paul Caporn whose sculpture ‘Heads It Is’…


PERPETUAL AND SCULPTURE BY THE SEA ANNOUNCE RECIPIENT OF THE PRESTIGIOUS HELEN LEMPRIERE SCHOLARSHIP FOR 2022

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Perpetual and Sculpture by the Sea are delighted to announce that acclaimed Indigenous artist Patricia Marrfurra McTaggart AM will receive this year’s $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarship. The Helen Lempriere Scholarships are designed to enable artists to further their artistic development through travel, study and the purchase of important new equipment while supporting their inclusion in…


TONY DAVIS ANNOUNCED AS RECIPIENT OF $70,000 AQUALAND SCULPTURE AWARD

Posted: October 21, 2022 / Awards, News

Sculpture by the Sea and Aqualand today announced regional Western Australian artist Tony Davis as the recipient of the $70,000 Aqualand Sculpture Award, for his striking 7-metre-high Jarrah timber and steel sculpture ‘Folly Interstice’, at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. The exhibition was officially opened to the public today, with Davis in attendance to accept…


Celebrating 50 exhibitions in Australia & Denmark 1997 – 2022

Posted: September 15, 2022 / News

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022 was a milestone event – it was the 50th Sculpture by the Sea exhibition staged in Australia and Denmark since 1997. We have collated the messages of thanks, support and celebration received from artists, art historians, politicians, curators and gallery Directors from Australia, China, Denmark, New Zealand and Japan,…


Call for Submissions: Shop Art Projects Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail

Posted: July 29, 2022 / News

Organisers of the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail are calling for expressions of interest from artists living in or raised in the Eastern Riverina to create new artworks for the Shop Art Projects in the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail in Batlow and Tumbarumba. As part of the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail, organisers have leased several shops…


SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI IS BACK IN 2022

Posted: July 21, 2022 / Announced, News

Sculpture by the Sea is thrilled to announce Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi will return to transform the spectacular 2km Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk in Sydney from 21 October – 7 November 2022. With over 100 artworks by Australian and international sculptors, the world’s largest free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition will surprise and delight for its…


The Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail

Posted: June 8, 2022 / Essays, News

Can art help save rural communities, raise spirits, and improve the quality of life? Right at this moment, there is a bold experiment taking place to do precisely that and, so far, it has been a resounding success. In the summer of 2019-20 bushfires devastated the scenic Snowy Valleys with huge areas of bushland and…


The Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail opens this week

Posted: May 3, 2022 / News

The Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail is a new and significant series of sculpture collections in Adelong, Batlow, Tumbarumba, Tooma and the Tumbarumba vineyards with cellars doors. Created in consultation with the Snowy Valleys Council, a Local Community Advisory Group, members of the wider Snowy Valleys community and Destination Riverina Murray, the Snowy Valleys Sculpture Trail…


Britt Mikkelsen – recipient of the Kids’ Choice Prize

Posted: March 21, 2022 / News

Youngsters were drawn to the WA artist’s work ‘Anthroposcenic’, which was voted most popular by children who visited the exhibition. The Kids’ Choice Prize of $2,000 is funded from the donation of Emrys, Jasper and Rebel Penfold-Russell OAM. ‘Anthroposcenic’ comprises of found objects embedded in resin, then set within a large piece of stone. The…


Sachio Ingrilli – recipient of the EY People’s Choice Prize

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Perth-based 22-year-old artist and current University of Western Australia student Sachio Ingrilli has been awarded the EY People’s Choice Prize of $5,000 after visitors to Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe voted his sculpture, ‘Perspective’, as their favourite out of 70 artworks by Western Australian, interstate and international artists. ‘Perspective’ is a playful array of 3.2m-high…


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022 Exhibition Video

Posted: March 8, 2022 / News, video

Enjoy the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022 exhibition video. With thanks to Richard Watson for videography.


Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship recipients announced

Posted: March 5, 2022 / News

Western Australian-born artists Stephanie De Biasi and Carolina Arsenii were awarded the prestigious $15,000 Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship for ‘Fossil’, a woven, pod-like structure made from recycled cat food cans that highlight the immense waste produced from everyday packaging.  It is the first time they have exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. Presented by…


Tourism WA Invited Artist Heavy Duty

Posted: February 25, 2022 / News

We are excited to announce Perth artist collective Heavy Duty will exhibit a major work, ‘Beach Goals’, as the Tourism Western Australia Invited Artist at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Set to be one of the most popular works at the 2022 exhibition, ‘Beach Goals’ is a large-scale, interactive installation of AFL goals, which…


Celebrating 50 Exhibitions in Australia & Denmark

Posted: February 19, 2022 / Essays

With this year’s 18th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe we celebrate the 50th Sculpture by the Sea exhibition held in Australia and Denmark. Sculpture by the Sea began as a one day exhibition in 1997 along the 2km Bondi coastal walk in Sydney run by a team of volunteers working from the Founding Director’s…


Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Sian Watson

Posted: November 8, 2022 / News, video

First-time exhibitor at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, Sian Watson discusses her work ‘Wasting Rastor’ which explores the relationship humans have with horses.


Aqualand Artist Interview with Juan Pablo Pinto & Cristian Rojas

Posted: November 3, 2022 / News, video

Juan Pablo Pinto & Cristian Rojas talk about their artwork ‘Selfish’, depletion exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2022.


Aqualand Artist Interview with Nigel Dobson

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Nigel Dobson discusses his artwork ‘Shōgun’, exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2022.  


INTERVIEW WITH Artist Jen Mallinson AT SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI 2022

Posted: November 1, 2022 / News, video

Jen Mallinson (NSW) Listen to Jen Mallinson talk about her artwork ‘Adaptation 22’ exhibited on Tamarama beach as part of the 24th Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi.


UKRAINE SHOWCASE

Posted: October 28, 2022 / News

SCULPTURE BY THE SEA TO SHOWCASE LEADING UKRAINIAN ARTISTS ON BONDI COASTAL WALK  Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi will showcase artworks by sculptors from the Ukraine as a highlight of this year’s exhibition and to raise funds for Ukrainian refugees and those displaced by the war.  The Ukraine Showcase will feature four sculptures by Dmitriy Grek…