Exhibition Awards

On its opening weekend, the Jury of Awards met at Brookgreen Gardens to decide the 15 prize recipients of National Sculpture Society’s 85th Annual Awards Exhibition.  The Jury of Awards is composed of at least two sculptors and a curator and this year included: Natalie Henderson, Art Curator, Southeastern Wildlife Exposition; Bryan Rapp, Sculptor Instructor, Coastal Carolina University; and Heidi Wastweet, NSS and President of American Medallic Sculpture Association.

NSS Gold Medal and Charlotte Geffken Prize of $4,000

Sylph by Roderick Morgan

NSS Silver Medal and Maurice B. Hexter Prize of $3,000

A Walk in the Woods by Walter Matia, FNSS

NSS Bronze Medal and John Cavanaugh Memorial Prize of $2,000

Sole E’ Brutto – Béla Bácsi, FNSS

The Anna Hyatt Huntington Award of $1,000 and a Brookgreen Medal

Venus by Rick Casali

Fred and Cheryl Newby Patrons Award of $1,000

Casual Friday by Neil Grant

Marcel Jovine President’s Prize of $1,000

Classical Dreaming by Tom Silveroli, FNSS

Marilyn Newmark Memorial Award of $1,000

Pontius Pilate by Tuck Langland, FNSS

The Susan and Robert Polack Prize of $1,000

Fluidity by Scott Penegar

Marion and Gilbert Roller Memorial Prize of $1,000

Starry Night by Martin Gates, NSS

Pietro and Alfrieda Montana Memorial Prize of $750

Marcy by Susan Wakeen

Agop Agopoff Memorial Prize of $500

Citizen by Lewis Bryden

Jane B. Armstrong Memorial Award of $400

I’ll Bury You With All the Others by Darla Jackson

Margaret Hexter Prize of $300  

 A Sacred Man by Neal Martz

Edith H. and Richman Proskauer Prize of $300

Rain of Faith by Ryan T. Schmidt

Beverly Hoyt Robertson Memorial Award of $200 and Gloria Medal

Sense of Life by Joseph Noorigian