Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus 2015 call for artist submissions
(deadline 19 May 2014)

Dear Artist,

We are writing to invite you to submit an application for the fourth biennial Sculpture by the Sea Aarhus - Denmark to be staged along the coastal walk from Tangkrogen to Ballehage in Aarhus, Denmark from 5 June - 5 July 2015. With approximately 500,000 visitors over a period of four weeks, the exhibition is quickly establishing itself as an iconic sculpture exhibition in Denmark and Europe. The exhibition is launched under the patronage of The Crown Prince and Crown Princess of Denmark. In 2015 the curatorial panel will consist of:
  • Henrik B. Andersen, Sculptor and former Professor for Sculpture, The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Professor at the Sculpture Department and Head of the International MA Program, Vilnius Academy of Fine Arts, Lithuania;
  • Axel Arnott, Head Curator, Sculpture by the Sea Aarhus - Denmark and Curatorial Director at Artmap studio, Australia.
  • Dr. Michael Hill, Head of Art Theory & History, National Art School, Sydney, Australia;
  • Marie Nipper, Chief Curator, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark; and
  • Jesper Rasmussen, Head of The Jutland Art Academy, Denmark.
Confirmed subsidies and awards for the 2015 exhibition include:
  • The Sculpture by the Sea, Aarhus Prize of 50,000 DKK (EUR 6,700);
  • The Public Choice Prize of 25,000 DKK (EUR 3,300);
  • The Children's Choice Prize of 25,000 DKK (EUR 3,300); and
  • Subsidies of 10,000 DKK (EUR 1,300) for all artists selected from the Open Call.
In addition ALL artists will be provided with freight for their sculptures to and from Aarhus and a maximum amount of 3,000 DKK (EUR 400) for packaging. Heavy equipment for the installation and de-installation will also be provided.

To apply for the exhibition please download an Application and Entry Form 

Please note that the deadline for all submissions is 3:00pm (Central European Time Zone) on 19 May 2014.

For further information about our Aarhus exhibition visit the Danish Sculpture by the Sea website:

Please direct any enquires to Lisbeth Bruhn Gitz-Johansen: Dit e-mailadres wordt beveiligd tegen spambots. JavaScript dient ingeschakeld te zijn om het te bekijken.