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Lions and Tigers, Fremantle, Western Australia

Posted: February 13, 2021 / News

The lovely folk behind Lions and Tigers are devotees of flavour above all else, with the incredible regional diversity and adaptability of Indian cuisine as their biggest inspiration. Their entire friendship is grounded in evenings cooking curry, chatting about travels, laughing and knocking back the riesling. You can visit for a drink, pulling up a stool at the bar or…


SUPPORTING THE BEST IN REGIONAL TOURISM

Posted: February 12, 2021 / News

We are pleased to continue to bring to you some of the best places to visit across regional Australia.  Whether you live in Australia and are planning a local holiday, or live overseas and looking forward to returning to Australia, we will present in our future newsletters some very special places to visit, each of…


WA Education Outreach Program

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As part of our outreach program in Western Australia, Mikaela Castledine recently conducted artist-led workshops at Belmont and Marangaroo Primary Schools, located in the northern suburbs of Perth. School students learnt a crotchet stitch weaving rope shapes into sculptures. The technique required persistence and shared collaborative experience. With many of the students overheard saying “this…


Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2021 Update

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Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi returns later this year, to be held from 21 October – 7 November for its 24th annual exhibition, proceeding with the same line up of artists that was previously selected for the 2020 exhibition, plus two or three new guest artists which will be revealed in the coming months!


Tourism WA Invited International Artist Chris Booth Announced

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We are excited to announce renowned New Zealand artist Chris Booth will exhibit as the Tourism Western Australia Invited International Artist at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. One of New Zealand’s most prominent sculptors, this will mark Booth’s first time exhibiting along the beautiful white sands of Cottesloe Beach, creating a new, large-scale work…


Due South, Albany, Western Australia

Posted: December 22, 2020 / News

Located in the picturesque sea-side town of Albany in Western Australia Due South is a waterfront tavern that prides itself on delivering fresh, top quality cuisine that showcases local produce from around the great southern region. Nestled on the waterfront of the Princess Royal Harbour, Due South is blessed with its local seafood and wine rich surrounds. Applying…


Alkaline Cafe, Albany, Western Australia

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Our friends at the Alkaline Cafe wake up every day inspired. Recently voted the Environment & Sustainability Business of the Year by the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Alkaline Cafe explores a wholesome vegetarian lifestyle, priding themselves on using local produce and low-waste practices. Alkaline was established as a wholefood gluten-free cafe in 2015, offering a welcoming…


MILAN KUZICA’S ‘GREEN LIFE’ UNVEILED IN MARKS PARK

Posted: November 13, 2020 / News

Although Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi has been postponed this year, a 10m tall sculpture by Prague based-Slovakian artist Milan Kuzica, has been unveiled as a beacon of hope for the future ‘Green Life.’ The artist Milan Kuzica said: “For all the calmness of the sculpture that represents the first shoots of a new plant,…


Sculptors to Schools Outreach Education Program

Posted: November 4, 2020 / News

Emerging from the unforeseen events and restrictions of COVID-19 in 2020, we are offering for the first time the opportunity for schools and students to have artists who have exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea and educators to come into their classrooms to conduct informative, stimulating and multi-sensory sculpture making workshops. Thanks to the Bondi exhibition’s Principal…


Thompson Estate Winery, Margaret River, Western Australia

Posted: October 29, 2020 / News

The Thompson Estate vineyard gains unique advantages from its Wilyabrup location. John Gladstones’ seminal work in the 1960’s showed that Margaret River had climatic features similar to the great years of Bordeaux. His predictions have been vouched for, and the Margaret River region is now recognised as one of the premium wine grape growing areas in the…


Freycinet Experience Walk, Coles Bay, Tasmania

Posted: October 18, 2020 / News

A passion project of Joan Masterman (eco-tourism pioneer), the Freycinet Experience Walk (FEW) was born out of a love for (and desire to protect) Tasmania’s vulnerable coastlines and their inhabitants. The FEW is a four-day (three-night) guided walking tour exploring the entire Freycinet Peninsula (located on the East Coast of Tasmania). The Freycinet Experience provides an…


Bondi 2020 Lempriere Scholarship Recipients Announced

Posted: September 30, 2020 / News

Congratulations to Stephen King (NSW), Andrew Townsend (NSW) and Jina Lee (WA) who were awarded this year’s three $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarships gifted as part of the Helen Lempriere Bequest, a charitable trust managed by Perpetual. These scholarships aim to promote contemporary Australian sculpture by fostering the careers of artists and supporting them in the…


The Island Cafe, Granite Island, South Australia

Posted: September 11, 2020 / News

Granite Island or “Kaiki” is a small uninhabited island next to the seaside tourist town of Victor Harbor.  The island is one of the most recognised ecological attractions in South Australia due to its unusual granite formations with wild crashing oceans, elevated views which not only take in the breathtaking vistas of the coast, but transport you…


The Nest, Tumbarumba, New South Wales

Posted: September 9, 2020 / News

Nest is a licensed cafe restaurant, boutique armchair cinema and beautiful bookstore with gifts and produce, all in one cosy space in the picturesque Tumbarumba, Snowy Valleys region of New South Wales. The historical building originally a Masonic Lodge, has been converted to a thriving community hub full of culture and conversation that houses movies,…


Transfield Australian Invited Artists Announced

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Renewing their support of the Bondi exhibition, Transfield have signed on as Major Partner for another three years with the continued support of Sydney Exhibition Patrons Luca Belgiorno-Nettis AM, Anita Belgiorno-Nettis AM, and Guido Belgiorno-Nettis AM and Michelle Belgiorno-Nettis. As part of the partnership, we are pleased to announce the Transfield Australian Invited Artists exhibiting as part…