Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill Artist Interview Series 2024: Sean Henry

Posted: March 14, 2024 / News, video

Watch the latest of our Artist Interview series where we speak with Sean Henry who is exhibiting his work ‘Seated Man’ at the 20th anniversary Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2024. Henry’s figures are modelled in clay, cast in bronze and then hand painted by the artist using a range of techniques. Each sculpture is…

Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill Artist Interview Series 2024: Johannes Pannekoek

Posted: March 13, 2024 / News, video

Western Australia artist Johannes Pannekoek was announced as the recipient of the $30,000 Hancock Prospecting and Roy Hill Sculpture Award for his sculpture ‘Lifeblood’. Enjoy this interview with him discussing his artwork at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe exhibited until 18 March 2024. Filmed and edited by Richard Watson.


Posted: April 15, 2016 / News

After much deliberation from our panel of judges (Lauren Bath, Jarrad Seng, Jessica Wyld, Clyde Yee), we are excited to reveal that the winner of the 2016 Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe #sxsmoments photo competition is Serena Thomas (@sunnyperth) of Perth, WA for her photo of Tony Jones OAM ‘lucky bay‘ Serena receives 1 return…

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 Time-lapse highlights

Posted: March 22, 2016 / News, video

To celebrate Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016, we would like to share with you some highlights of the exhibition. Thank you to the wonderful Gareth Carr for capturing the spirit of the artworks and the crowds over the past few weeks with his time-lapse photography and toPaul Donovan for the aerial footage.

2016 EY People’s Choice Revealed

Posted: March 20, 2016 / Announced, Awards, News

On the final day of the 12th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, New York City based artist, Zilvinas Kempinas from Lithuania and Suzie Bleach (originally from Geraldton) and Andrew Townsend from NSW were announced as the joint recipients of the EY People’s Choice Prize for their respective works Kakashi and A Burden. Kempinas’ stunning…

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 Open to the Public

Posted: March 4, 2016 / News

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 is now open to the public! For the next 16 days, Cottesloe beach will be home to 77 works from artists from over 18 countries. We’d like to extend a warm welcome to all artists, volunteers and members of the general public attending Cottesloe this year. A reminder that the…

1 week until Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 opens!

Posted: February 25, 2016 / News

With only one week left until Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016 opens to the public, we are busy with all the final preparations for the exhibition which will open on 4 March. Next week the artworks will arrive on site to be installed. Within the space of only a few days 77 sculptures will transform Cottesloe…

Mark your calendars for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016!

Posted: November 17, 2015 / News

We are thrilled to announce that Sculpture by the Sea is returning to beautiful Cottesloe Beach, Perth, Western Australia. Over 70 local, interstate and international artists will transform Perth’s most popular beach into a stunning sculpture park overlooking the Indian Ocean with some of the most glorious sunsets of any major city in the world. Preparations…

263 Submissions from 31 Countries for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016

Posted: August 31, 2015 / News

Thank you to all the artists who applied to be part of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016. This year we received 263 submissions, from 31 countries around the world, including Australia. Our curatorial panel are currently undertaking the difficult task of selecting which works will be shown in the exhibition. All applicants will be…

Artists are invited to submit applications for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2016

Posted: August 6, 2015 / News

Emerging, established and aspiring artists alike are invited to submit for pre-selection into the 12th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe to be staged on Perth’s stunning Cottesloe Beach in Australia from 4 – 20 March, 2016. We are also pleased to announce that for the first time at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe we…

Google Cultural Institute launch of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015!

Posted: June 30, 2015 / News

We are thrilled to announce the launch of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 on the Google Cultural Institute! The Cultural Institute brings together millions of artworks and artefacts from around the world, with the stories that bring them to life, in a virtual exhibition experience. The platform is extending the international outreach of Sculpture by the Sea for all to enjoy! In…

The Tactile Tour experience for visitors with disability

Posted: March 23, 2015 / News

  Visitors with disability and their carers were invited to join a free program of Tactile Tours during the exhibition. The program was an initiative between Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe and the Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA) volunteer guides kindly funded by the Spinifex Trust. AGWA trained guides delivered tours three mornings a week to…

2015 Town of Cottesloe acquisition announced: Norton Flavel and Rebecca Rose

Posted: March 22, 2015 / News

  The Town of Cottesloe sculpture acquisition for 2015 was announced on Sunday 22 March, by the Mayor of Cottesloe Jo Dawkins. Two of the sculptures exhibited at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 will be acquired into the renowned public collection. The artworks selected for the acquisition were ‘Lucky country’ by West Australian artist Norton Flavel…

EY Peoples Choice Prize and Kids’ Choice Prize announced

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  Wendi Zhang from China was announced as the recipient of the EY People’s Choice Prize for mi no 5 on Sunday 22 March, 2015. The stunning work of 17 red flamingoes, ambling along the waters edge at Cottesloe Beach, captivated visitors during the 11th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe.     Wendi Zhang, mi no 5, Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015. Photo Clyde Yee. The $2,500 EY People’s Choice Prize is voted…

Cottesloe Artist Interview Series part 3 & 4

Posted: March 20, 2015 / News

This week we released two more instalments in our Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe 2015 Artist Interview Series. Find out about the inspirations and creative processes of exhibiting artists Britt Mikkelsen and Olivia Samec.