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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.


Fred P. Archer

Posted: February 14, 2019 / News

Fred Archer was born in Melbourne on 17 December 1890 and was a drover’s son. On leaving school his uncle offered him a job as an accountant in Melbourne but Fred hated city life and headed up north with his brother to become a jackaroo in Queensland. Both brothers enlisted and Fred served with the…


Phil Price AGWA artist talk

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  Leading kinetic sculptor Phil Price is the Tourism Western Australia International Invited Artist at the 15th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. Join us to hear New Zealand artist Phil Price discuss his major work produced for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019 and a selection of his significant international public and private…


Britt Mikkelsen’s journey to Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019

Posted: February 4, 2019 / News

Five-time Sculpture by the Sea exhibitor and 2018 Helen Lempriere Scholarship recipient, Britt Mikkelsen, discusses the inspiration for her latest work ‘Veiled’ and her journey to exhibiting at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019. With the help of the Helen Lempriere Scholarship, Britt is taking on her largest challenge yet. An accumulation of five years of research and taking over 700+…


Creative Accounting: Chris Roberts show at Something for Jess

Posted: December 14, 2018 / News

Our Sculpture by the Sea accountant is currently exhibiting some of his drawings in public for the first time and has been overcome with newfound and increased admiration for artists after the experience. “I was recently somewhat coerced into showing a small collection of my drawings in public for the first time. I had always…


Helen Lempriere Recipient: mid Career Sculptor, Kevin Draper

Posted: November 27, 2018 / Awards, 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. Helen Lempriere Scholarship Recipient and Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018 exhibiting artist,…


Helen Lempriere Recipient: Emerging Sculptor, Britt Mikkelsen

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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. Helen Lempriere Scholarship Recipient and Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018 exhibiting artist,…


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 / Awards, 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…