Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Karin van Der Molen

Posted: November 6, 2019 / News, video

Karin van Der Molen, from the Netherlands, talks about her artwork exhibited in Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019, which uses recycled broken crockery to create ‘coral’. She is inspired by the Japanese way of repairing broken cups with gold which makes the cups more valuable.

Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Dave Horton

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Dave Horton talks about his artwork ‘Early One Evening’ and the process of turning either found objects or fabricated parts into cohesive compositions, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019.

Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Lukas Rittstein & Barbora Slapetova

Posted: November 5, 2019 / News, video

Lukas Rittstein & Barbora Slapetova of the Czech Republic talk about their collaborative artwork ‘Bird of Paradise’ currently exhibited at Marks Park, Tamarama as part of  Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019.

Tactile Tours at Sculpture by the Sea

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David Handley, Founding Director of Sculpture by the Sea and Petra Pattinson, School Education, Access & Inclusion Programs Manager at Sculpture by the Sea talk about our Tactile Tours program which is this year celebrating 11 years in operation in Bondi.      More on our access & Inclusion Program 

Aqualand Artist Interview Series with Morgan Jones

Posted: November 4, 2019 / News, video

Aqualand Sculpture Award recipient, Morgan Jones from New Zealand, talks about his artwork ‘The Sun Also Rises’ at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019.

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019 Exhibition Highlights Video

Posted: November 1, 2019 / News, video

Our exhibition video is here! Take a look at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019. Thanks to our videographer Dominic Kirkwood for filming and editing.

UNSW Alumni Recipients

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This year, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi includes six alumni from UNSW Art and Design and one UNSW Built Environment graduate. As a practising artist with more than 100 group exhibitions both in Australia and overseas, Richard Byrnes is still excited to be involved in this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi exhibition for the sixth time. “It’s great…

Aqualand Sculpture Award announced

Posted: October 24, 2019 / Announced, Awards, News, video

Sculpture by the Sea and Aqualand today announced Morgan Jones from New Zealand as the recipient of the $70,000 Aqualand Sculpture Award for The Sun Also Rises at the 23rd annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi. Sculpture by the Sea and Aqualand today announced respected New Zealand sculptor Morgan Jones as the recipient of the $70,000…

Helen Lempriere Scholarships Announced

Posted: September 17, 2019 / Announced, Awards, News

Perpetual and Sculpture by the Sea are pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s three prestigious $30,000 Helen Lempriere Scholarships: Senior Artist  Michael Snape (NSW), Mid-Career Artist  Louise Paramor (VIC), and Emerging Artist  Nadia Odlum (NSW).                     The Helen Lempriere Scholarships are designed to enable the artists to further their…

Now you see me, now you don’t

Posted: August 22, 2019 / Essays

Written by Dr Nien Schwarz, Artist & Senior Lecturer, School of Arts and Humanities, Edith Cowan University, Perth. The scope and scale of the Perth and Sydney exhibitions is unprecedented anywhere in the world and requires diligent long-term planning and stakeholder commitment. At the end of February each year, Sculpture by the Sea moves into…

Statement by Alice Spigelman AM, Chair of Sculpture by the Sea to Waverley Council Meeting 16 July 2019

Posted: July 18, 2019 / News

Sculpture by the Sea has a 22 year relationship with Waverley Council a relationship we keenly hope will continue. At the outset I wish to state our organisation’s strongest possible support for accessibility.  This is why, despite our very limited resources, we have sought funding and been at the forefront nationally of developing access programs…

Sign Petition

Posted: July 11, 2019 / News

How can you help? As we continue to advocate for a proper access path along the coastal walk, please sign the petition to stop the development of this path in Marks Park until proper consultation for an access path along the coastal walk can happen with Waverley Council. Please sign the petition here:


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MEDIA RELEASE – Thursday 11 July 2019  Waverley Council’s decision to build a 279m long by 1.8 metre wide concrete path around Marks Park on the south Bondi headland is set to put the annual Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi at risk, causing the popular exhibition to lose forever eight of the 10 best sites that…

Royal Prince Alfred March Arts 2019 Program

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Thanks to Create NSW funding towards our Access & Inclusion Program we were able to continue to support the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital (RPA) March Arts 2019 program. Sculpture by the Sea artist Barbara Licha was the recipient of the March Arts ‘Sculptor In Residence’ creating her work  Hospitalscape, for three days, on site at the hospital with…