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VOXLAB receives Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation

Posted: March 7, 2022 / News

Perth based Collective VOXLAB, led by founding director Jon Denaro, is the recipient of the Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation to exhibit in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi later this year. They will receive $5,000 towards the costs of exhibiting their striking infinity-shaped artwork, ‘Prickle’, made from upcycled car panels. This year Jon Denaro joins the Sculpture by the…


Japanese artists take out Cottesloe Artist Award  

Posted: March 5, 2022 / News

Japanese artists Osamu and Masako Ohnishi have been awarded the major Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Artist Award of $30,000 for their work ‘USAGI Shelter’, an inviting, interactive work in the shape of a rabbit’s head. Donated by the Minderoo Foundation, this award aims to increase opportunities for artists, is judged on excellence and is open to…


Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship recipients announced

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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…


Bendat Family Foundation WA Invited Artists Announced

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Sculpture by the Sea is pleased to announce the recipients of 2022 Bendat Family Foundation WA Invited Artist Program, a major invitational subsidy to attract and support the best local artists to exhibit at the upcoming Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe to be held from 4 – 21 March 2022. Perth-based artists Norton Flavel, Fiona…


Introducing the Sculpture by the Sea App!

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At Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022, visitors and artists now have the opportunity to explore the exhibition through the official Sculpture by the Sea app. The GPS enabled app offers a free, interactive way for visitors to easily navigate around the Cottesloe exhibition and discover details about the 70 artworks, and the talented artists who created them….


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…



Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand Sculpture Collection Tumbarumba Video Compilation

Posted: January 13, 2022 / News, video

Compilation of interview videos from Hanne Bache, President of the Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand, and the Sculpture Collection exhibiting artists Jennifer Cochrane, Keld Moseholm and Marcus Tatton.    


Danish Gifted Sculptures for the Snowy Valleys Unveiled

Posted: December 23, 2021 / News

In a gesture of international friendship in response to the Black Summer Fires the Denmark-based Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand has gifted three sculptures to the people of the Snowy Valleys.  The gifted sculptures, one each by a Danish Australian and New Zealand artists, has been facilitated by Sculpture by the Sea…






Anni Ma Obituary 1957 – 2021

Posted: November 11, 2021 / News

Anni Ma, who was recognised as a leading curator of contemporary Chinese sculpture, passed away peacefully in her sleep on 9 September 2021 at Greenwich Hospital in Sydney, Australia. During a full but short life at the forefront of the Visual Arts in China and Australia, Anni Ma was an important cultural bridge between two…