Student Profile: Sandra Berzins

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have been at TBSSS?  I commenced Term 4 in 2016. Where do you travel from each week? From the inner west area of Sydney. What do you do when you’re not sculpting? I have … Read More

In Conversation with Usama Alnassar

The Latest Events Newsletters We first met Alnassar back in 2015, when he came by Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School to introduce himself and propose teaching marble workshops at the Studio. Since then, he has run sold-out intensive marble carving … Read More

Student Profile: Simon Gandevia

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have been at TBSSS?  I have been coming regularly to TBSSS since 2011 after I came to a one-day workshop.  My preference has been for Wednesday evening as it’s about half way through the week … Read More

Congratulations Christine!

The Latest Events Newsletters Christine Crimmins, one of our teachers at TBSSS, was awarded Highly Commended for her limestone sculptural work Sential, at the Crookwell Art Gallery held last month.  The work was on show at exhibition Art on the Range which included the show … Read More

59th Anniversary of Ethos

The Latest Events Newsletters Tom Bass' iconic Canberra sculpture, Ethos (located outside the ACT Legislative Assembly), marked its 59th anniversary just before the new year, in December 2020. The sculpture, crafted to represent the 'spirit of the community', was built from copper and … Read More

Summer in the Studio: Alabaster Carving

The Latest Events Newsletters Over the first weeks of the new year, TBSSS ran three summer workshops: a week-long life study with Wendy Black (and wonderful model Jaqi Pascoe); an open workshop with Monika Scarrabelotti; and a three-day alabaster carving workshop with … Read More

Student Profile: Martin Williams

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have been at TBSSS?  I think since 2007. I was around with Tom in his latter days at the Studio and indeed worked with the TBSSS Board subsequent to his passing. I was pleased … Read More

Reflections on the Term 4 Life Study by Jenny Pollak

The Latest Events Newsletters It has been particularly rewarding for me to return to teach the Life Study class at the TBSSS after the enforced break necessitated by COVID-19. My focus in this class is to help each student develop … Read More

Season’s Greetings and Happy Holidays

The Latest Events Newsletters On behalf of all the teachers, Board and staff of TBSSS we'd like to take this opportunity to wish everybody a Happy New Year and all the best for 2021! 2020 has been a year like … Read More

Student Profile: Bree Cribbin

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have been at TBSSS?  Since 2017. I began by doing a workshop with Odette Ireland and was captured by the spirit of the Studio and haven’t looked back. Where do you travel from each week? … Read More