Entries for the 2020 Tom Bass Prize Now Open!

The Latest Events Newsletters We are excited to announce that entries are now open for the 2020 Tom Bass Prize for Figurative Sculpture. Submissions can be made from Monday 5th August 2019 until the 22nd of November 2019. This year all … Read More

Karen goes to Canada!

The Latest Events Newsletters Karen Alexander was invited to attend a Mentorship Program in August, at the Shaw International Centre for Contemporary Ceramics at Medalta Potteries, Alberta Canada.  This 5 day intensive provided further enrichment for her artistic practice.  Examining … Read More

Student Profile: Bob Hamilton-Foster

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have you been at TBSSS? I have been a student at Tom Bass Sculpture School Studio over a two year period under the tutelage of Wendy Black. I have undertaken a number of special courses … Read More

Invitation to ‘Embrace’ Karen Alexander’s exhibition – opening Sat 27 July 3 – 6pm

The Latest Events Newsletters Please join us for the opening of our next exhibition by TBSSS guest teacher Karen Alexander on Saturday 27 July, 3 - 6pm for drinks with the artist. The exhibition will be opened by sculptor and longtime TBSSS friend Lea … Read More

Student Profile: Carole-Lynne Kerrigan

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have you been at TBSSS? Just over three years. Where do you travel from each week? Kensington, which is about half way between Coogee and Erskineville. What do you do when you’re not sculpting? … Read More

Ice Sculpture Comes to TBSSS!

The Latest Events Newsletters TBSSS is very excited to welcome specialist ice sculptor Anne Marie Taberdo to run an ice sculpture workshop this winter (on Saturday 13 July). This is the first time TBSSS has ever offered such a workshop! … Read More

TBSSS scholarship applications now open!

The Latest Events Newsletters "Being a TBSSS scholar has allowed me valuable time to be able to focus on my sculpture practice within such a professional studio environment. This experience has helped me in building my fundamental skills in the … Read More

Student Scholar Profile: Leeroy Chapman

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have you been at TBSSS?  I joined the Tom Bass Studio in Term 4 last year. This is now my 3rd term since I’ve been studying with the TBSSS and I’m absolutely loving it. … Read More

Alabaster Carving Wrap-up

The Latest Events Newsletters On the weekend of 27 - 28 April, 14 students gathered at TBSSS under the tutelage of alabaster specialist Carol Crawford and assistant teacher Karen Alexander for our annual course in Alabaster Carving. The course was, … Read More

Student Tour of Crawford’s Casting

The Latest Events Newsletters At the beginning of April, fifteen lucky students and TBSSS staff members had a wonderful opportunity to visit Crawford's Casting for a guided tour and to watch the amazing process of bronze being poured into moulds. Crawford's … Read More