The Sculpture Conference included several programs:
Sandis Kondrats from Anatomy Next speaking about his experience with digital applications and their relationship to traditional sculpting processes.
An interactive panel with attorney David Wolf, Arthur Young-Spivey from NRI and sculptor Michael Keropian.
Alicia Ponzio, Michael Keropian, Joshua Koffman, Simon Kogan and Kate Brockman modeled from life.
Preregistered attendees attended special break-out programs, with no more than twenty participants.
Sabin Howard discussed a Anatomy for Artists. Howard was recently selected as the sculptor for the proposed World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Janice Mauro led Modeling the Figure in Wax. Mauro teaches figurative sculpture at Silvermine School of Art, New Canaan CT., and The Art School at Old Church, Demarest, NJ.
Alan Roche demonstrated photography for sculptors. Roche, as the photographer for the American Numismatic Society, has a great deal of knowledge capturing artwork.
A range of vendors attended NSS’ Sculpture Conference to demonstrate their products, services and programs. NSS was pleased to host Chavant, Chrome Art & Design NYC, The Compleat Sculptor, Deuxpan Art Company, EXONICUS / Anatomy Next, Modern Art Foundry, National Reprographics Inc (NRI), New York Academy of Art, New York Foundation for the Arts, Polich Tallix Fine Art Foundry, Polytek Development Corp, REMET PIC, Inc., Sculpture Depot, The Seward Johnson Atelier, Smooth-On, and Trow and Holden, Inc..
The day concluded with a panel discussion on “Beauty.” Moderated by sculptor Amy Kann, the panel consisted of Peter Trippi from Fine Art Connoisseur, Robert Hopkins, Professor of Philosophy at New York University and sculptor Alicia Ponzio.