What our teachers are up to: Michael Christie

The Latest Events Newsletters While our Studio has been closed, Michael has been busy preparing some brief sculpture lessons for our community. Please enjoy Michael's short article on abstract sculpture! What Is Abstract Sculpture? Before the 20th Century, all sculpture was figural, meaning … Read More

Re-opening our doors

The Latest Events Newsletters TBSSS is thrilled to announce the gradual re-opening of our School. As we send out this month's eNewsletter, we are welcoming back our first students since the COVID-19 pandemic to our Studio Access program. In mid-July, … Read More

Moving Forward for TBSSS

The Latest Events Newsletters The good news is that COVID-19 infection rates in Australia have been steadily improving, with the state government announcing the gradual lifting of restrictions in New South Wales last month. From June 1, galleries, cinemas and … Read More

Student Profile: Matt Bisaro

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have been at TBSSS?  This is my second year at Tom Bass. I discovered the Sculpture School at the end of 2018 and decided to do some fun creative things as a new year resolution … Read More

What our teachers are up to: Monika Scarrabelotti

The Latest Events Newsletters Over the past eight weeks I have had the privilege of staying at my childhood home in Werri Beach. I set up a small studio space in the garage and kept myself busy mould-making and casting. … Read More

Temporary School Closure: COVID-19

The Latest Events Newsletters It is with great regret that the TBSSS Board announced the temporary closure of our school on Tuesday 24 March 2020. It has been very challenging to know what is the right thing to do, and … Read More

Tom Bass Prize Winner Announcements

The Latest Events Newsletters And that brings us to the close of the third biennial Tom Bass Prize! The Finalists' Exhibition at Juniper Hall closed its doors on Saturday 21 March. Despite trying conditions (some challenging weather), the Prize was … Read More

Student Profile: Liselle Mei

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have you been at TBSSS? I have been coming to TBSSS since January 2018. Where do you travel from each week? I travel from Darlinghurst. What do you do when you’re not sculpting? I … Read More

TBSSS Sculptor Achievements

The Latest Events Newsletters TBSSS would like to recognise a number of recent staff achievements. Firstly, congratulations to TBSSS teacher and Chair, Carol Crawford, for the selection of her work Ava as a finalist in the 2019 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize. Secondly, TBSSS … Read More

Student Profile: Chantal Lawrence

The Latest Events Newsletters How long have you been at TBSSS? I have been attending TBSSS since 2017. Where do you travel from each week? I am fortunate to be living just a short walk from the studio. What do … Read More