Dexter Jones Award

Dexter Jones Award

Deadline: June 20, 2022


The Dexter Jones Award of $5,000 


Applications will be reviewed by three elected members of the National Sculpture Society. The jury will determine the recipient based on an outstanding work of sculpture in bas-relief.

The use of figurative or realist sculpture or sculpture that is inspired by nature, is of greatest interest.


Applicants must have been born between 1982 – 2003.

Applicants must be citizens of or residents in the United States with a social security number.

DEADLINE: Monday, June 20, 2022


  • Sculptors may submit images of 6 to 12 different works (up to 2 views each – maximum of 24 images total).
    Entries must include an image of at least one work in bas-relief.
  • Sculptures should include a brief resume

NSS programs are open to individuals of all races, ethnic origins, colors, genders and religions. Named in honor of Dexter Jones (1926-1986), a Fellow of NSS, the award was first presented in 2001. In addition to being an accomplished sculptor of portraits and works in the round, Jones created several outstanding bas-reliefs in his lifetime.

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