15th annual Sculpture by the Sea at Cottesloe…

Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, the annual outdoor sculpture exhibition, returns to transform the famous sands of Cottesloe Beach from 1-18 March, 2019.
This year marks the 15th anniversary of Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe, which is Perth’s largest free to the public event, attracting an estimated 240,000 visitors to explore the art and creating Perth’s own version of the Italian passeggiata with thousands of people wandering among the sculptures on Cottesloe Beach at sunset each evening.
This year the Tourism WA Invited International Artist is one of the most important kinetic sculptors in the world, New Zealander Phil Price, who will exhibit for the first time at Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe. He has developed a significant international reputation for his wind activated kinetic sculptures, with his work widely acknowledged for its breathtaking beauty, evocation of the natural world and extraordinary design. Price is creating a new 7m high kinetic work titled Ipomoea for Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe which will surprise and delight audiences. 
The exhibition will showcase works by some of WA’s leading sculptors including Anne NeilStephen TepperAlessandra RossiMiik GreenRon GombocJennifer CochraneTim MacFarlane ReidTony Davis as well as leading emerging artists April PineBritt Mikkelsen and Jina Lee
During the exhibition Sculpture by the Sea, Cottesloe will hold two Beach Access Days on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 March. Special matting will be installed for these two days which will enable visitors with limited mobility and those using manual wheelchairs to access sculptures located in specific areas on the beachfront. 
The Alcoa School Education Program returns for the 15th year as a highlight for school-aged children and their teachers. About 2,500 primary and secondary students will participate in artist led practical sculpture workshops, focus tours and artist talks during the exhibition.