The call for submissions for the 18th annual Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe to be staged on Perth’s stunning Cottesloe Beach in Western Australia from 4 – 21 March 2022, are open until Tuesday 13 July 2021, 11.59pm Australian Western Standard Time.



  • An estimated 200,000 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


  • The $10,000 Bendat Family Foundation Invited WA Artist Program, each for three WA artists invited by the Sculpture by the Sea National Artistic Advisory Committee
  • Sculpture by the Sea Artist Award of $30,000 funded by the Minderoo Foundation
  • Western Australian Sculptor Scholarship of $10,000 with thanks to Gavin Bunning AM & Julienne Penny
  • Alcoa Aluminium Award of $10,000 for a new significant work in Aluminium open to all exhibiting artists
  • The Barton Family Foundation artist support of $10,000 for an artist to make a major new artwork inspired by the exhibition site;
  • 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


  • Dr Nien Schwarz, Artist & Honorary Senior Lecturer, School of Arts and Humanities, Edith Cowan University
  • Professor Ted Snell AM Cit WA, Chief Cultural Officer, Director, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, Cultural Precinct, University of Western Australia


  • Before beginning your application please read our Terms and Conditions
  • For an example of the information that we are requesting in the online form, please click here
  • Please click the button below to begin your online application


More info here

Deadline: 13/07/2021 12:00 am (Timezone: Etc/GMT+12)

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