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Celebrating 50 Exhibitions in Australia & Denmark

Posted: February 19, 2022 / Essays

With this year’s 18th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe we celebrate the 50th Sculpture by the Sea exhibition held in Australia and Denmark. Sculpture by the Sea began as a one day exhibition in 1997 along the 2km Bondi coastal walk in Sydney run by a team of volunteers working from the Founding Director’s…



Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand Sculpture Collection Tumbarumba Video Compilation

Posted: January 13, 2022 / News, video

Compilation of interview videos from Hanne Bache, President of the Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand, and the Sculpture Collection exhibiting artists Jennifer Cochrane, Keld Moseholm and Marcus Tatton.    


Danish Gifted Sculptures for the Snowy Valleys Unveiled

Posted: December 23, 2021 / News

In a gesture of international friendship in response to the Black Summer Fires the Denmark-based Friendship Society of Denmark, Australia and New Zealand has gifted three sculptures to the people of the Snowy Valleys.  The gifted sculptures, one each by a Danish Australian and New Zealand artists, has been facilitated by Sculpture by the Sea…






Anni Ma Obituary 1957 – 2021

Posted: November 11, 2021 / News

Anni Ma, who was recognised as a leading curator of contemporary Chinese sculpture, passed away peacefully in her sleep on 9 September 2021 at Greenwich Hospital in Sydney, Australia. During a full but short life at the forefront of the Visual Arts in China and Australia, Anni Ma was an important cultural bridge between two…


Tumut River Brewing Co, Tumut, New South Wales

Posted: October 1, 2021 / News

Located on the banks of the Tumut River on the outskirts of town, the Tumut River Brewing Co started with two mates who wanted to make great beer. But like all good plotlines, it was actually so much more than that. It was about community and making Tumut known for something other than fly fishing and chopping down…


Nimbo Fork Lodge, Killimicat, New South Wales

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Nestled in the Snowy Valleys, on the fork of the Tumut River and Nimbo Creek, sits Nimbo Fork Lodge, occupying one of the most beautiful regional destinations in NSW. Located between Gundagai and Tumut, Nimbo Fork is perfect for a romantic escape, weddings, a special family celebration or a corporate group getaway. Surrounded by spectacular landscapes and…


Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Artist Mentor Program Recipients Announced

Posted: September 16, 2021 / Announced, Awards, News

Emerging artists Tom Buckland (ACT) and Capto Collaborative (NSW) have been announced as the 2021 recipients of the Clitheroe Foundation Emerging Artist Mentor Program, alongside the 2020 recipients Sian Watson (ACT) and Sivaan Walker (NSW) for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. Each artist will receive $15,000 to create their sculptures and to undertake a 12-month…


Helen Lempriere Scholarship Recipient Marina DeBris

Posted: / Announced, Awards, News

Sculpture by the Sea is pleased to announce Marina DeBris as the recipient of this year’s $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarship. Following her critically acclaimed and popular work ‘Inconvenience Store’ in 2017, DeBris’ artwork ‘Just a Drop in the Ocean’ will be created from objects washed up on Sydney beaches. The work intends to raise awareness…


Five of My Life Podcast

Posted: September 8, 2021 / News

Founding and Artistic Director of  Sculpture by the Sea David Handley reveals the stories behind his 5 in the new episode of Five of My Life out now.    download audio clip       The full interview can be downloaded as a podcast by pressing play below.


Federal Government’s RISE Fund

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Great News!  We have $500,000 of new funding for Australian artists in the next four Sculpture by the Sea exhibitions at Bondi and Cottesloe thanks to the Federal Government’s RISE Fund.  For the first time, every Australian artist in our Cottesloe exhibition will be guaranteed some income for exhibiting.  This is extremely important and has…