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Wairoa Workshop – Access & Inclusion

Posted: July 16, 2018 / News

Thanks to support from Create NSW, announced during Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2017, we have been able to continue and develop our Access & Inclusion Program. As a result of the support, we are now able to offer workshops led by exhibiting artists about how to make sculptures. This involves offering sculpture making workshops with…


Volunteering at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2018

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  Volunteers play an integral role during our exhibitions and are an essential part of the spirit and experience of Sculpture by the Sea. If you would like to become part of the public face for Sculpture by the Sea, hear more about volunteering for Sculpture by the Sea and how to get involved, we…


Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2019 Artist Submissions are now OPEN!

Posted: July 13, 2018 / Announced, Call for Submissions, News

The call for submissions for the 15th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe to be staged on Perth’s stunning Cottesloe Beach from 1 – 18 March 2019, are now open! Online applications close at midnight on Sunday 19 August, 2018.  TO APPLY:  Please visit our online application form here:    ONLINE APPLICATION    Or download a hard…


Make a Difference, Donate Now to Sculpture by the Sea

Posted: June 26, 2018 / News

Sculpture by the Sea has been a free to the public exhibition for over 20 years. For our not-for-profit organisation to stage the world’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition we require support from all sectors of society. Whilst the support we receive from government, corporate sponsors and philanthropists enables us to assist artists to transform spectacular coastlines into world-class sculpture parks for all to enjoy, we  still need…


Granite Island – The Latest Encounters

Posted: June 15, 2018 / News

Sculpture Encounters – Granite Island, the art trail that was opened late last year on Granite Island, 80 kilometres south of Adelaide in South Australia,  continues to add new artworks each year and will do so until 2020.  Wonderful works by Yi Cui, Lucy Barker, Jette Mellgren and Lubomir Mikle have been sited this year and last month David Kerr’s work…


Long term staff & new babies

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Promoting the work of artists is at the core of what we do at Sculpture by the Sea and this takes a dedicated and gifted team who all give their ongoing support in one way or another. We wanted to take this opportunity to say a big thank you to our wonderful team and acknowledge…


Sydney Sculpture Conference 2018 save the date

Posted: June 13, 2018 / News

  In partnership with the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA), Beijing, Sculpture by the Sea presents ‘Sculpture: A Universal Language’, an annual Sculpture Conference on Monday 5 November, 2018 at the Sydney Opera House. An esteemed panel of academics and artists from CAFA, China’s leading tertiary art school, will travel to Sydney for the conference and…


Britt Mikkeslen talks about her work ‘Ocean Lace’ when it was exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015

Posted: June 12, 2018 / News, video

  Britt Mikkelsen recalls beach-combing at an age when the little things mattered. Likewise, this tiny fragment found at South Cottesloe has been enlarged 700 times, revealing its fragile beauty. ‘Ocean Lace’ is now installed at Sculpture Encounters, Granite Island.


#sxsmoments Instagram competition winner announced

Posted: May 28, 2018 / News

  Congratulations to Albert Chetcuti, the winner of the Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018  #sxsmoments Instagram competition. Albert’s photograph beautifully captures John Petrie’s sculpture, ’Space’. Clyde Yee, one of the talented Sculpture by the Sea photographers commented: “The image is perfectly composed with nature providing a fabulous soft moody sky.” Albert expressed: “It’s an absolute honour to have won the…


Kathy Allam discusses her sculpture ‘Plastic Paradise’ from Cottesloe, 2017

Posted: May 23, 2018 / News, video

Watch and listen as Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 17 exhibiting artist Kathy Allam discusses her sculpture ‘Plastic Paradise’. Her vibrant artwork is composed of over a thousand plastic bottles and hopes to spur a dialogue about over-consumption.


Hamish McMillan discusses his work ‘Converge’

Posted: March 19, 2018 / News, video

Hamish McMillan, ‘Converge’, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2018.  Video by Richard Watson.  


The rise and rise of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe

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Written by Emeritus Professor Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA, Australian National University. Sculpture by the Sea at Cottesloe in 2018 marks its 14th anniversary and its transformation from a bold experiment in the public display of sculpture on the west coast of Australia to an established event on the national and international sculpture calendar.  At the inaugural…



Graduating at ‘Sculpture Inside’, Cottesloe 2018

Posted: March 15, 2018 / News

Thanks to ECU’s partnership with Sculpture by the Sea, there are excellent opportunities for Visual Arts students to gain practical experience including artist-buddy relationships, professional placements and an on-campus exhibition.     Sarah Cheers is one student who will benefit from ECU’s sponsorship of the event, securing an internship at Sculpture by the Sea and…