NSS Programs & Awards

Get involved in the artistic community by applying for one of the opportunities available to you, as an artist, below.

The Dexter Jones Award, an unrestricted prize of $5,000, is presented annually to a sculptor for an outstanding work of sculpture in bas-relief.

Eligibility:

Applicants must be a sculptors born between 1978-1999.   All applicants must be citizens of or residents in the United States with a social security number. The grant is awarded without regard to sex, ethnicity or religion.

The use of figurative or realist sculpture is of greatest interest.  The winning work will be in bas-relief.

The grant will be presented at the Sculpture Celebration Conference in June 2018 at Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina.

A minimum of one year shall pass before a Dexter Jones Award recipient is eligible to apply again.

Deadline:

Monday, November 6, 2017

Submission Materials:

Images of up to 12 works of sculpture (up to 2 views each – 24 images total). At least one sculpture must be of a work in bas-relief. Images should be in JPEG (.jpg) format and the longest side of the image should be approximately 1500 pixels long.  Resolution of 72 dpi or higher.

A list stating the title, medium and dimensions of the sculpture submitted. This can be in the form of a Word (.doc) or PDF (.pdf) document.

A biography or resume in a Word (.doc) or PDF (.pdf) document.

To Submit:

Applications can be shared with competition@nationalsculpture.org through file sharing programs such as DropboxGoogle DocssendthisfileHightail, etc…  Be sure to list the award you are applying for in the subject line or body of the email.

DEADLINE
November 6, 2017
MAXIMUM AWARDED
$5,000
ARTFORM / PRACTICE
Sculpture, Traditional Arts
APPLICANT TYPE

Figurative or Realist Sculptor born between 1978-1999.

Applicant must have a valid social security number

The Henry Hering Art and Architecture Award is presented as the occasion warrants for outstanding collaboration between architect, owner and sculptor in the distinguished use of sculpture in an architectural project.

The use of figurative or realist sculpture is of greatest interest.

The jury is looking for excellence in an architectural project in which the architect collaborated with the sculptor and owner of a site.  The jury is composed of three sculptors and two architects.

A winning entry will receive three medals and three hand-lettered citations – one each for architect, owner and sculptor.

The award will be presented at the June 2018 Sculpture Celebration Conference at Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina.

Deadline:

Monday, November 6, 2017

Submission Materials:

A project statement which indicates the purpose of the architecture (church, corporate headquarters, etc.), which describes the history of the project and which demonstrates the interaction between the architect, sculptor and owner of the site.

Up to twelves images of the site clearly showing the relationship between the building and the sculpture, the site of the sculpture and close-up images of the sculpture itself.  At least one of these images should be of an architectural drawing of the site. Images should be in JPEG (.jpg) format. The longest side of the image should be approximately 1500 pixels long and the resolution can be 72 dpi or higher.

To Submit:

Applications can be shared with competition@nationalsculpture.org through file sharing programs such as DropboxGoogle DocssendthisfileHightail, etc…  Be sure to list the award you are applying for in the subject line or body of the email.

Previous Recipients:

DEADLINE
November 6, 2017
MAXIMUM AWARDED
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ARTFORM / PRACTICE
Sculpture, Architecture
APPLICANT TYPE
Architects, landscape architects, property owners and sculptors are eligible.