Versatile multi-award-winning sculptor Michael Purdy is a member of the exclusive Sculpture by the Sea Decade Club, comprising international sculptors who have exhibited at
the Bondi show 10 times or more. Michael has been making public sculpture and private commissions for more than two decades and is one of Australia’s most-loved sculptors.
His most recent award is the Western Sydney University Acquisitive Sculpture Award 2016. In 2014 Michael was awarded the UWS UrbanGrowth Acquisitive Prize and he has won several Bondi Sculpture by the Sea prizes including the inaugural Sculpture Inside Curator’s Prize in 2010 and People’s Choice Award in 2005.
Major commissions include large-scale sandstone works at Fraser Motorcycles showroom and The Argyle nightclub in Sydney plus many private outdoor and indoor commissions.