Stanley Bleifeld Memorial Grant

The Stanley Bleifeld Memorial Grant is a prize of $5,000 sponsored by the National Sculpture Society.

It is awarded annually to a sculptor who has demonstrated outstanding ability as a sculptor and who has created a body of work inspired by nature which includes works of sculpture in the round and in bas-relief.

The Bleifeld Grant is for a mature body of work; sculpture created in workshop or instructional settings should not be submitted.

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 jury will consist of three persons, including at least two sculptors.

The grant will be awarded in June 2025.

Deadline: November 4, 2024

Submission Materials:

* Images of 11 to 15 works of sculpture.  At least two of the works must be bas-reliefs.

(please submit at least two views of sculpture if the sculpture is in the round – a maximum of 30 images). Sculpture may be in any media.

* Images must be in JPEG (.jpg) format.

*Sculptors will be required to give the title of sculpture, medium, and dimensions

*A brief CV summarizing your career path.(under My Profile in Entry-Thingy)

* No cost to submit.

To Submit: Applications open in August 2024.

NSS welcomes applications from all sculptors regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, socioeconomic status, education or disability.