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Kids’ Choice Prize Announced

Posted: March 24, 2021 / Announced, Awards, News

Sculpture by the Sea was pleased to announce the recipient of the Kids’ Choice Prize at the 17th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibition closing ceremony on Sunday. Youngsters were drawn to the bright, colourful delights of Japanese artist Savako’s artwork titled ‘Dream of Cyprus’, voted most popular by children. The Kids’ Choice Prize…


Georgia Taylor Berry and Jesse Taylor Announced as Inaugural Recipients of $30,000 Sculpture by the Sea Artist Award

Posted: March 18, 2021 / News

Perth-born cousins Georgia Taylor-Berry and Jesse Taylor were announced today as the inaugural recipients of the new Sculpture by the Sea Artist Award of $30,000, supported by Minderoo Foundation, for their artwork ‘Interacting Fences’. The architects, currently residing in Amsterdam and Los Angeles respectively, developed ‘Interacting Fences’ across three countries during the global pandemic as…


Fitzhugh Karol’s Freight Journey from the USA to Cottesloe

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The journey of leading American artist Fitzhugh Karol’s sculpture from New York to Cottesloe is one of the best laid plans nearly coming to grief due to impact of Covid on international freight. He is now enthusiastically following the show online with excitement, writing to say, “I find it a privilege to be exhibiting, while…


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021 Exhibition Video

Posted: March 15, 2021 / News, video

Take a look at our video of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2021. Filmed by Richard Watson.


ECU Mentorship with Mikaela Castledine

Posted: March 12, 2021 / News

Thanks to ECU’s partnership with Sculpture by the Sea, Visual Arts students have the opportunity to gain practical experiences in the arts. Artist Mikaela Castledine expressed that she was “really enjoying the mentor program. It is one of those things that happens as you get older, you realise you have learnt so much stuff and…


WA Emerging Artist Mentor Program recipient announced

Posted: March 6, 2021 / Announced, Awards, News

 Presented at the Media Launch on opening day by Celia Hammond MP Member for Curtin, we are thrilled to announce Gwilym Faulkner as the recipient of the WA Artist Mentor Program with thanks to Ian Hicks AM and Susie Grant through the George Hicks Foundation. Exhibiting for his first time at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Gwilym’s work…


WA Sculptor Scholarship Announced 

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We are thrilled to announce Jarrod Taylor as the recipient of the prestigious Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $10,000 thanks to Gavin Bunning AM and Julienne Penny. Presented at the Media Launch on opening day by the Nathan Harding, Chairman, Tourism, Western Australia, the scholarship provides important support for the advancement of the artist’s career, including the opportunity to travel and…


The Bendat Family Foundation WA Invited Artist Program 

Posted: February 25, 2021 / News

Sculpture by the Sea and The Bendat Family Foundation are pleased to announce the recipients of the Bendat Family Foundation WA Invited Artist Program, a major invitational subsidy to attract and support the best local artists to exhibit at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. Perth-based artists Paul Caporn, Jennifer Cochrane and Tarryn Gill have been…


Artists in the time of COVID

Posted: February 24, 2021 / Essays

From solitude to silver linings, a cross-section of exhibiting artists were asked to reflect on 2020, and the impact of the COVID pandemic from an artist’s perspective. Vivi Linnemann, Denmark I was in the process of renting new Ateliers in Denmark and Switzerland, when we all realised that Covid was going to change life as we…


Ootong and Lincoln, South Fremantle, Western Australia

Posted: February 13, 2021 / News

Set in a former antique store, this cafe oozes laid-back, retro charm, full of draped light globes, antiques and 50’s style diner chairs. The eclectic menu offers gluten-free, dairy-free options, and easily caters for vegans boasting some of Perth’s best brunch fare – all made on-site and all using locally sourced ingredients. Look out for the…


Lions and Tigers, Fremantle, Western Australia

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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…