The Marilyn Newmark Memorial Grant is a $7,800 prize for a sculptor, specializing in animal sculpture, who has demonstrated a commitment to sculpting and outstanding ability in his or her body of work. The Grant consists of an unrestricted $5,000 cash award, a half-page ad in Fine Art Connoisseur magazine (value: $2,150) and a quarter page ad in Sculpture Review magazine (value: $650).
Applicants cannot be elected members of the National Sculpture Society. All applicants must be citizens of or residents in the United States with a social security number.
The grant is for a mature body of work; sculpture created in workshop or instructional settings should not be submitted.
The jury will consist of three prominent sculptors.
The grant is presented at NSS’ annual Sculpture Celebration Conference.
Images of up to twelve works of sculpture (2 views each – 24 images total). Images should be in JPEG (.jpg) format with a resolution of 72 dpi. The longest side of the image should be approximately 1500 pixels long.
A biography or resume
NSS programs are open to individuals of all races, ethnic origins, colors, genders and religions.