New Home – Tom Bass’ The Student

The Latest Events Newsletters (above: Tom Bass, The Student (sandstone) at its new home outside the Chau Chak Wing Museum) In January 2019 we brought you the background story of Tom Bass' iconic sandstone work, The Student, which has been fittingly displayed … Read More

Sculpture in the Vineyards 2021

The Latest Events Newsletters For the very first time, the Wollombi Valley Sculpture Festival (otherwise known as Sculpture in the Vineyards) will take place online! The virtual exhibition will open today, 1 September 2021, and run until the end of the … Read More

Student Profile: Peter McGee

The Latest Events Newsletters (above: Peter (in red) with our founder, Tom Bass AM) How long have you been at TBSSS?  My guess is I’ve been attending the school for about 15 years (as you can see from the photo!) … Read More

Entries for the 2022 Tom Bass Prize NOW OPEN

The Latest Events Newsletters The Tom Bass Prize organising committee is excited to announce that entries are now open for the 2022 Tom Bass Prize for Figurative Sculpture - the 4th time the prize has been offered. We encourage established as well as emerging, … Read More

Ongoing Closure: COVID-19 Lockdown

The Latest Events Newsletters On behalf of all of us at TBSSS, we would like to wish everybody in our community well during this difficult lockdown period. Life is undoubtedly challenging for everybody during this period - including our artists and … Read More

Student Profile: Simran Dahiya

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have you been at TBSSS? I've been a student at TBSSS since Term 4 2020, joining right after COVID lockdown restrictions were lifted. Where do you travel from each week? I, luckily, live very close … Read More

June/July Lockdown

The Latest Events Newsletters As the vaccination drive continues in Australia and the community recovers, NSW has unfortunately been hit with another outbreak of COVID-19. As I’m sure all are aware, the NSW Government has announced temporary lockdown measures for … Read More

‘Sculpture Rocks’ – Exhibition Review

The Latest Events Newsletters TBSSS teacher Christine Crimmins reviews this fantastic free exhibition below, run by Sculpture by the Sea. The exhibition continues until 3 June 2021. Looking across the sparkling harbour waters of Sydney Harbour to the stunning Opera House, Campbells Cove is … Read More

Clara Street Gallery: ‘Stones and Bones’ Exhibition

The Latest Events Newsletters Clara Street has a new exhibition! Stones and Bones is a group sculpture exhibition that celebrates subtle forms and the natural world. Artists (both students and teachers from TBSSS) were asked to submit sculpture that resonates with … Read More

Student Profile: Christophe Cornard

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have been at TBSSS?  I joined Monday and Tuesday evening classes in October 2020. Where do you travel from each week? Woolloomooloo. What do you do when you’re not sculpting? Professionally, I am a … Read More