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. 


Please visit our online application form here: 


Or download a hard copy of our application form here.

  download APPLICATION form   


  • An estimated 220,000 visitors over 3 weeks
  • Strong sculpture sales
  • Open to artists, from senior through to emerging artists alike
  • Over 70 sculptures by Australian and international artists


  • Up to four or more new and innovative work subsidies of $5,000 – $10,000 each with support from the Australia Council for the Arts
  • Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $10,000 with thanks to Gavin Bunning and Julienne Penny
  • Crown Resorts and Packer Family Foundations Indigenous Artist Support Program of $10,000
  • The Danish Artist Subsidy of $10,000
  • The Mostyn Family Foundation Artist Subsidy of $5,000 for an International Artist
  • Assistance for all artists for reasonable use of install and de-install Site Crew and heavy equipment with support from the Australia Council for the Arts
  • Aluminium material support for some Western Australian artists sponsored by Alcoa
  • The Andrea Stretton Memorial Invitation of $7,500 to exhibit at Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2019
  • The EY People’s Choice prize of $5,000


  • Amy Barrett-Lennard, Director, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art
  • Dr Bruce Slatter, Artist & Deputy Head, School of Design and Art, Curtin University
  • Professor Ted Snell AM, Director, Cultural Precinct, University of Western Australia
  • Philip Spelman, Artist


Artists thinking of submitting an application are encouraged to read our  Terms & Conditions

Applications for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, 2019 will close at midnight, on Sunday 19 August, 2018. If you have any questions please contact the Exhibition Coordinator Fiona Bennie [email protected] or 02 8399 0233.



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