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Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School

Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School


Founded by Tom Bass AM (1916-2010) in 1974, the Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School holds a unique position in the teaching and practice of sculpture in Australia. We are Australia´s oldest and most respected institution dedicated to teaching sculpture in the classic atelier tradition of master and apprentice. The Tom Bass Studio School is housed in a unique and atmospheric work space in central Erskineville, in the hub of a creative area. Help us to inspire, challenge and nurture the next generation of sculpture students and emerging artists.

Why we are collecting funds?

We are a not-for-profit organisation that appreciates your support to help us

  • To raise funds for the biennial Tom Bass Prize for Figurative Sculpture
  • Continue to uphold the traditions of sculpture
  • Promote the value of public sculpture
  • Celebrate the achievements of Australian sculptors
  • Support young and disadvantaged students
  • Ensure the Studio School remains a viable and vital part of the community

Your donation will have a significant impact.

What can you do?

Donate funds that will be used directly towards the Tom Bass Prize or towards the Fund for the Promotion of Sculpture - the different levels are listed below:

Marble - $5000 +

Bronze - $3000 to $4999

Copper - $1500 to $2999

Granite - $1000 to $1499

Sandstone - $500 to $999

Steel - $250 to $499

Plaster - up to $249

How can I learn more?

Visit the Tom Bass Prize website:

Visit the Tom Bass Sculpture Studio School website:

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Contact Details

1A Clara St

Are donations tax deductible?


Will I receive a receipt for my donation?

Yes, as soon as your donation is processed.