Submissions for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2023 are open

Posted: August 1, 2022 / News

Stephanie De Biasi & Carolina Arsenii WA ‘Fossil’. Recipients of The WA Sculptor Scholarship at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2022. Photo Richard Watson

Submissions for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2023 are open.

International and Australian artists, at all career stages, are encouraged to apply for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. 

The Nineteenth annual exhibition will be held at Cottesloe Beach in Perth, Western Australia from 3-20 March 2023.

All types, forms and sizes of sculpture, in all materials, are eligible for entry.

Each year the Sculpture by the Sea team work hard to generate artist awards and subsidies for exhibiting artists, many of which are finalised throughout the year. Awards and subsidies confirmed to date for 2023:

  • The Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe Artists Award of $30,000 with thanks to Minderoo Foundation;
  • The Mostyn Family Foundation Artist Subsidy of $5,000 for an International Artist;
  • EY People’s Choice Prize of $5,000;
  • Kids’ Choice Prize of $2,000;
  • Assistance for all artists for reasonable use of install and deinstall Site Crew and heavy equipment.

Australian Artists Only: An Artist Cost Contribution of up to $4,500 to Australian Artists who exhibit in both Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe and ‘Sculpture Inside’ Cottesloe 2023, and who do not otherwise earn a minimum of $6,500 from the exhibition, with thanks to the Australian Federal Government’s RISE Fund for the Arts.

Submissions close 15 August 2022.

To apply and for terms & conditions please click here.

For enquiries please contact: [email protected] or (02) 8399 0233


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