2023 RMM Modeling Competition

On June 3, 2023, ten competitors will model from life during the Richard McDermott Miller Competition.  They are:

Taylor Anne Apostol (MA)

Zofia Chamera (MD)

Samuel Davis (VA)

Zoe Dufour (CA)

Eddie Holecko (CA)

Justin Kendall  (NY)

Quintin McCann (UT)

Kelly Micca (PA)

Maia Williamson (NY)

Maria Willison (TN)

The objective is to successfully model a bust from life (from the neck up), working from a live model. Modeling will be done in front of attendees of the Sculpture Celebration. The event will take place at the New York Academy of Art. The competitors receive a complimentary one-year Associate membership sponsored by the Robert J. Spring Endowment and MAF Foundation.

At the end of four hours, a Jury of Awards will distribute the following awards:

Richard McDermott Miller Prize of $3,000

Roger T. Williams Prize of $1,500

Walter & Michael Lantz Prize of $750

Participation Scholarships for each competitor are provided by the Charlotte Geffken endowment fund and by Green-Wood Cemetery, a National Historic Landmark in Brooklyn, NY. This year, four competitors received travel vouchers from JetBlue, courtesy of Jet Blue Airlines and Modern Art Foundry.