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The Bendat Family Foundation WA Invited Artist Program

Posted: March 3, 2020 / News

Sculpture by the Sea and the Bendat Family Foundation are pleased to announce the inaugural recipients of the Bendat Family Foundation WA Invited Artists Program: sculptors Olga Cironis, Tony Davis and R.M (Ron) Gomboc. One of three inaugural recipients of the Program, a sculptor, painter, art teacher and fine wood craftsman, is Tony Davis, who…


Minderoo Foundation to Match Public Contributions

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To save Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe we are asking for Entry by a $5 Voluntary Contributions and $10 per family.   In its 16th year Sculpture by the Sea has today announced that due to a significant decline in corporate sponsorship and State government funding it will ask everyone who visits the exhibition to…


April Pine Announced as the Alcoa Award recipient

Posted: February 28, 2020 / News

Sculpture by the Sea and Alcoa Australia are delighted to announce young Perth sculptor April Pine as this year’s recipient of the Alcoa Aluminium Sculpture Award of $10,000. (Pictured here talking to Alcoa Australia President Michael Gollschewski about her work in her studio) The award highlights Alcoa’s 16 years of continued commitment to supporting artists in…


2009 – 2020 Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Access & Inclusion

Posted: February 27, 2020 / Essays

Jacqueline Homer, DADAA Head of Production and Petra Pattinson, former Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe School Education Access & Inclusion Program Manager, tell the story of the development of the access and inclusion programs at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. This year we are excited to celebrate the twelfth year of the Sculpture by the…


Haruyuki Uchida from Japan this year’s Tourism Western Australia Invited International Artist

Posted: February 21, 2020 / News

Sculpture by the Sea is excited to announce award-winning Japanese artist Haruyuki Uchida, one of the world’s most prominent kinetic artists, as the 2020 Tourism Western Australia Invited International Artist at the upcoming Cottesloe exhibition. Uchida is well known as a kinetic sculptor whose works startle and delight using magnets to create illusionary, gravity-defying effects. His work…


She Sells Sea Shells joins the Cottesloe Collection

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Recently added to the Town of Cottesloe Collection, local WA artist Anne Neil’s sculpture ‘She Sells Sea Shells’, exhibited as part of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019 is located on the sea side of Curtin Avenue beside the dual pathway, just south of the Vlamingh Memorial. Anne Neil will be exhibiting as part of Sculpture…


Art & Engineering

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Partridge Event takes a collaborative approach with clients, designers, artists and engineers alike to achieve innovative and creative results. And, for over 11 years now, Partridge Event has been pleased to help sponsor and work closely with, Sculpture by the Sea in both Bondi, and Cottesloe, having a passion for art and sculpture. Partridge sponsors…


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…


THE HON. Don Harwin, NSW Minister for the Arts 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.


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

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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.