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 Dave Horton

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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 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 

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.

UNSW Alumni Recipients

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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…

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…

Now you see me, now you don’t

Posted: August 22, 2019 / Essays

Written by Dr Nien Schwarz, Artist & Senior Lecturer, School of Arts and Humanities, Edith Cowan University, Perth. The scope and scale of the Perth and Sydney exhibitions is unprecedented anywhere in the world and requires diligent long-term planning and stakeholder commitment. At the end of February each year, Sculpture by the Sea moves into…