Sculpture by the Sea Bondi, 22 October – 8 November, 2015
The 19. annual Sculpture by the Sea exhibition will be staged along the Bondi to Coogee coastal walk, between Bondi and Tamarama in Sydney, Australia from 22 October – 8 November, 2015.
Congratulations to last years winner, Peter Lundberg (USA) recipient of the $60,000 Macquarie Group Sculpture Prize. The winners of the Helen Lempriere scholarship are: Jock Clutterbuck (VIC), Koichi Ishino (NSW), Elaine Clocherty (WA). The award was designed to advance individual artists’ careers by enabling them to travel and study. Last year there were 109 exhibiting artists, including 33 international artists from Japan, New Zealand, China, Sweden, South Korea, Argentina, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Spain, Thailand and USA. Here’s the list of names of the exhibiting artists for Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2014 along the Bondi to Coogee walk. Chinese-Australian artist Guan Wei will be participating for the first time, as will David Cerny from the Czech Republic, and Briton Sean Henry.
The Sculpture by the Sea exhibition began in 1997 and was held for one day around Bondi Beach. Sculpture by the Sea is now an established yearly event, held for three weeks at the end of October and early November at the Bondi to Coogee walk between Bondi Beach and Tamarama Beach and in March at Cottesloe Beach in Perth, WA. The Bondi to Coogee walk turns into an open air cliff top sculpture gallery. Around a 100 sculptures are displayed along the track from Bondi Beach to Tamarama Beach. Every year over 500,000 people make their way to the Sculpture by the Sea – Bondi exhibition to view art works on display for no charge. The Sculpture Indoor exhibition is held in a Marquee at Mark’s Park between Bondi Beach and Tamarama Beach where the exhibits are for sale. Parking in certain streets, close to the exhibition are reserved for local residents, please consider taking public transport to the Sculpture by the Sea. This year 106 sculptures are exhibited by local and foreign artists along the Bondi to Coogee walk. Sculpture by the Sea along the Bondi to Coogee walk is is the world’s largest free outdoor sculpture exhibition and one of Sydney’s most popular event.