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THE HON.DON HARWIN MLC PRESENTS JOEL ADLER WITH SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI 2019 ALLENS’ PEOPLE’S CHOICE PRIZE

Posted: November 12, 2019 / News, video

  The Honourable Don Harwin Leader of the Government in the Legislative Council, Special Minister of State, Minister for the Public Service and Employee Relations, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, Minister for the Arts and Vice President of the Executive Council presents Joel Adler with the Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019 Allens’ People’s Choice Prize at the exhibition’s closing ceremony….


Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Dave Horton

Posted: November 6, 2019 / News, video

Dave Horton talks about his artwork ‘Early One Evening’ and the process of turning either found objects or fabricated parts into cohesive compositions, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019.


Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Morgan Jones

Posted: November 4, 2019 / News, video

Aqualand Sculpture Award recipient, Morgan Jones from New Zealand, talks about his artwork ‘The Sun Also Rises’ at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019.


Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019 Exhibition Highlights Video

Posted: November 1, 2019 / News, video

Our exhibition video is here! Take a look at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019. Thanks to our videographer Dominic Kirkwood for filming and editing.


Aqualand Sculpture Award announced

Posted: October 24, 2019 / Announced, Awards, News, video

Sculpture by the Sea and Aqualand today announced Morgan Jones from New Zealand as the recipient of the $70,000 Aqualand Sculpture Award for The Sun Also Rises at the 23rd annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. Sculpture by the Sea and Aqualand today announced respected New Zealand sculptor Morgan Jones as the recipient of the $70,000…


Helen Lempriere Scholarships Announced

Posted: September 17, 2019 / Announced, Awards, News

Perpetual and Sculpture by the Sea are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s three prestigious $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarships: Senior Artist  Michael Snape (NSW), Mid-Career Artist  Louise Paramor (VIC), and Emerging Artist  Nadia Odlum (NSW).                     The Helen Lempriere Scholarships are designed to enable the artists to further their…


Sign Petition

Posted: July 11, 2019 / News

How can you help? As we continue to advocate for a proper access path along the coastal walk, please sign the petition to stop the development of this path in Marks Park until proper consultation for an access path along the coastal walk can happen with Waverley Council. Please sign the petition here: http://chng.it/5ZMssrjpk8


WAVERLEY COUNCIL PATH PUTS SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI IN JEOPARDY

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MEDIA RELEASE – Thursday 11 July 2019  Waverley Council’s decision to build a 279m long by 1.8 metre wide concrete path around Marks Park on the south Bondi headland is set to put the annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi at risk, causing the popular exhibition to lose forever eight of the 10 best sites that…


An Open Letter to Mark McGowan, The Premier of Western Australia and The Hon. David Templeman, Minister for Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

Posted: March 19, 2019 / News

March 2019 Dear Premier and Minister, We, the following Western Australian artists (Perth and regional), who have exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea at Cottesloe, are dismayed the Department of Cultural Industries does not provide substantial funding for the annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibition. We want to thank you, Minister Templeman, for the…


Celia Hammond presents Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation Award at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019

Posted: March 15, 2019 / Announced, News

Thank you for the invitation and the introduction. I am delighted to be here at the 15th Sculpture by the Sea here in Cottesloe. I acknowledge all special guests – and I also want to acknowledge, applaud and thank David Handley, the Board of Sculpture by the Sea, the staff, the donors and all of…


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019 Exhibition Video

Posted: March 12, 2019 / News, video

See spectacular footage of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019 filmed from above and up close on beautiful Cottesloe beach. Thanks to our videographer Richard Watson for filming and editing.


ACCLAIMED NEW ZEALAND ARTIST PHIL PRICE AWARDED EY PEOPLE’S CHOICE PRIZE AND KIDS’ CHOICE PRIZE AT SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, COTTESLOE 2019

Posted: March 6, 2019 / News, video

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe is pleased to announce New Zealand artist Phil Price as the recipient of the EY People’s Choice Prize of $5,000 for his kinetic sculpture ‘Ipomoea’. Exhibiting this year as the Tourism WA Invited International Artist, Price is regarded as one of the leading kinetic sculptors of his generation. The breathtaking…



Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship

Posted: March 4, 2019 / Announced, News

Sculpture by the Sea is delighted to announce that Rima Zabaneh from Ardross and Berenice Rarig from Canning Vale, WA as the recipients of the prestigious $10,000 Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship. Presented by Deputy Chairman of Tourism WA, Manny Papadoulis, the scholarship, donated by Gavin Bunning & Julienne Penny since 2013, provides invaluable support for…


Miik Green announced as Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award recipient

Posted: February 25, 2019 / Announced, News

Sculpture by the Sea and Alcoa of Australia are pleased to announce the highly regarded Western Australian visual artist Miik Green as the inaugural recipient of the Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award of $10,000. The new award, which highlights Alcoa’s 15 years of continued commitment to supporting artists in Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe that use…


Tourism Western Australia Invited International Artist Phil Price

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Sculpture by the Sea is thrilled to announce that one of the most important kinetic sculptors in the world, New Zealand sculptor Phil Price will exhibit for the first time at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019 as the Tourism WA Invited International Artist. Since 2000, Phil Price has developed a significant international reputation for…


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.


Celebrating 30 Years of Freedom

Posted: November 13, 2019 / Essays

Written by David Handley AM, Founding Director, Sculpture by the Sea ‘111 / 2019’ Celebrating 30 Years of Freedom Václav Fiala’s sculpture, ‘Tower for Jan Palach’, being exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi this year, is a soaring tribute to the act of self-immolation by Jan Palach on 19 January 1969 in Prague’s Wenceslas…


DAVE SHARMA MP SPEAKS AT SCULPTURE BY THE SEA, BONDI 2019 ALLENS’ PEOPLE’S CHOICE PRIZE CEREMONY

Posted: November 12, 2019 / News, video

Dave Sharma MP Federal Member for Wentworth congratulates Sculpture by the Sea for putting Bondi, Sydney, and Australia on the map for the Arts community during the Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019 Allens’ People’s Choice Prize ceremony.


Allens’ People’s Choice & Kids’ Choice Winner

Posted: November 11, 2019 / News

Sculpture by the Sea and Allens is pleased to announce Sydney-based artist Joel Adler as the recipient of this year’s Allens’ People’s Choice Prize of $5,000 for his reverse periscope sculpture Viewfinder. Adler also received the Kids’ Choice Prize of $5,000 donated by Rebel Penfold Russell OAM, as voted by the children visiting the exhibition….


15 years of Vaclav Fiala and Stephen King

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As we celebrate 30 years since the Velvet Revolution Vaclav Fiala from the Czech Republic and Stephen King and their families met at Walcha last week. Here are the photos 15 years between Vaclav’s first visit to work at Stephen’s studio in 2004 and now. The images of Vaclav’s sculptures in Sydney and Walcha also…


Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Lubomir Mikle

Posted: November 7, 2019 / News, video

  A sculptor for all of his life, Lubomir Mikle describes sculpting as “more than a faith, it’s who I am”. In this interview, Mikle talks about his work “O.U.T.”, exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019.


Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Joel Adler

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Australian artist Joel Adler talks about his sculpture “Viewfinder” – essentially a reverse periscope which reflects the crashing waves below, exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019.


Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Karin van Der Molen

Posted: November 6, 2019 / News, video

Karin van Der Molen, from the Netherlands, talks about her artwork exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019, which uses recycled broken crockery to create ‘coral’. She is inspired by the Japanese way of repairing broken cups with gold which makes the cups more valuable.


Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Lukas Rittstein & Barbora Slapetova

Posted: November 5, 2019 / News, video

Lukas Rittstein & Barbora Slapetova of the Czech Republic talk about their collaborative artwork ‘Bird of Paradise’ currently exhibited at Marks Park, Tamarama as part of  Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019.


Tactile Tours at Sculpture by the Sea

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David Handley, Founding Director of Sculpture by the Sea and Petra Pattinson, School Education, Access & Inclusion Programs Manager at Sculpture by the Sea talk about our Tactile Tours program which is this year celebrating 11 years in operation in Bondi.      More on our access & Inclusion Program 


UNSW Alumni Recipients

Posted: November 1, 2019 / Announced, News

This year, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi includes six alumni from UNSW Art and Design and one UNSW Built Environment graduate. As a practising artist with more than 100 group exhibitions both in Australia and overseas, Richard Byrnes is still excited to be involved in this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi exhibition for the sixth time. “It’s great…