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Cottesloe Beach House Stays open their doors for Sculpture by the Sea

Posted: March 13, 2015 / News

When the 11th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe landed on the shores of Perth’s most iconic beach, one of the city’s highest acclaimed accommodation providers opened their doors to organisers, artists and visitors. Cottesloe Beach House Stays manage short term rental properties in and around the Cottesloe Beach area and according to Managing Director…


Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation & other exhibition subsidies announced

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We would like to congratulate Andrew Burton, this year’s recipient of the Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation to exhibit in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015 for his work ‘Vessel’. Congratulations also to those artists who received subsidies to help them exhibit at this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015: Caro & Jon Stewart Invited…


The Alcoa Schools Education Program is up and running!

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The Alcoa Schools Education Program is up and running with a team of 13 exhibiting artists and 13 Sculpture by the Sea educators. In our first week 1,164 primary and secondary students have taken part in sculpture making workshops or exhibition focus tours. Already we are enjoying some really positive feedback. Natalia a year five…


Getting the inside story behind our award Judge’s selection

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It’s always fascinating to understand the decision making process that the Sculpture by the Sea judges employ to arrive at their final choices. Dr Michael Hill has kindly opened up and given us an insight into what swayed him, and the other judges, towards this year’s WA Sculptor Scholarship co-winners Norton Flavel for ‘Lucky Country’…


Perth Instameet at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe

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This Sunday 15 March at 5pm Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe will be hosting an Instameet. Joining us on the day will be high profile Instagrammers Pauly Vella, Gary Norris and regular exhibition photographer Jarrad Seng. Pauly, Gary and Jarrad will take a tour around the exhibition while providing insider tips and tricks that have…


Cottesloe artist interview series part 1 & 2

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During the exhibition we will be interviewing some of the artists about their works showing in Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015. The first of these is George King from design studio NEON who speaks about their striking mirrored reinterpretation of the classic beach hut. We also interviewed Virgina King, a New Zealand based artist…


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 Income sources

Posted: March 9, 2015 / News

With the media and public interest about the funding for our exhibitions we have prepared a pie chart to show that the income to stage Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe comes from the following sources. The budget shortfall includes the cost to cover the artists reasonable installation and freight costs, most of which they currently…


Don’t forget to vote your favourite sculpture!

Posted: March 7, 2015 / News

  We’d love to know what your favourite sculpture of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 is! When you visit the exhibition voting forms for both the EY People’s Choice Prize and Kids’ Choice Prize are available at the catalogue marquee and site office. EY People’s Choice The artist who has created the most popular…


Alcoa of Australia supports five Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe artists

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  Alcoa of Australia is supporting five Western Australian sculptors, who work with aluminium, to create artworks at this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. Alcoa’s 11-year partnership with Sculpture by the Sea provides a materials subsidy to artists choosing aluminium as their favoured metal to create artworks to inspire and delight audiences at the…


Enter our photo competition for your chance to win a trip to Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2015!

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  Get snapping at this year’s at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, and tag your photos #sxsmoments for your chance to win a trip to our Bondi exhibition as one of our official photographers! Check our facebook photo gallery where you’ll be able to vote for your favourites. The winner will be announced on Friday…


Sculpture Inside is now open!

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  The Sculpture Inside gallery is located upstairs at the Cottesloe Surf Life Saving Club. The space has been transformed into a gallery of over 150 small sculptures, which will be open daily during Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015. Each of the 69 sculptors exhibiting outdoor works in this years Cottesloe exhibition have contributed…


2015 WA Sculptor’s Scholarship Announced

Posted: March 6, 2015 / News

  For the second year, judges have awarded two artists the $10,000 Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship. At the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe launch, it was announced that artists Norton Flavel and Kim Perrier will share the scholarship to be used for travel, study and the advancement of their career. The Hon. John Day MLA,…


The Japanese Artists in Sculpture by the Sea

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Written by Keizo Ushio, Artist Keizo Ushio reflects back to when he first exhibited in 2005 at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. When I first stood on West Australian ground, I felt the endless potential of the expansive land, especially in comparison to the islands of Japan. The potential here comes not only from rich mineral…


Attention Artists! Bondi, 2015 Call for submissions is now open

Posted: February 27, 2015 / News

  Have you ever wanted to exhibit at Sculpture by the Sea? Emerging, established and aspiring artists alike are encouraged to submit for pre-selection in the nineteenth annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi to be staged along the coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama in Sydney, Australia from 22 October – 8 November, 2015. Applications…


Introducing our Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, 2015 Curatorial Panel

Posted: February 19, 2015 / News

  We received hundreds of submissions from artists around the world for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe and we are regularly delighted by some of the concepts proposed for each exhibition. Our Curatorial Panel meet each August to review the artist submissions and to select the works for this year’s Cottesloe exhibition. We are very…