International Sculpture Center

   

 

2011 OUTSTANDING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
IN CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AWARD


BACKGROUND

The ISC established the Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award program in 1994 to recognize deserving sculpture students and to encourage their continued commitment to the field of sculpture.

The Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award is organized by ISC, sponsored in part by Gertrud and Heinz Aeschlimann, Jarvis and Constance Doctorow Family Foundation, Grounds For Sculpture, Johnson Art and Education Foundation, and the Jon and Mary Shirley Foundation, Chicago Arts District and Podmajersky Inc.

The jurors for the 2011 awards were:

Brooke Kamin Rapaport: Independent curator and writer

DeWitt Godfrey:
Sculptor and Director of the Institute for Creative and Performing Arts at Colgate University

Jon Lash:
Sculptor, master of "lost wax" casting and the Director of the Digital Atelier


2011 OUTSTANDING STUDENT AWARD RECIPIENTS
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Ryan Aragon
Cornish College of the Arts
Faculty Sponsor: Bonnie Biggs

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Dustin Boise
University of Cincinnati
Faculty Sponsors: Matt Lynch and Linda Einfalt

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Derek Bourcier
Portland State University
Faculty Sponsor: Erik Geschke

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Jason Carey-Sheppard
Rutgers University
Faculty Sponsor: Patrick Strzelec

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Leah Gadd
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Faculty Sponsor: Janna Longacre

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Gayle Janzow
University of Texas-San Antonio
Faculty Sponsor: Ken Dawson Little

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Trevor Lalaguna
California State University-Chico
Faculty Sponsor: Sheri Simons

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Camila Nagata
Brigham Young University
Faculty Sponsor: Brian Christensen

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Oscar Peters
Carnegie Mellon University
Faculty Sponsor: Joe Mannino

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David Platter*
University of Kansas
Faculty Sponsors: John Hachmeister, Matt Burke, Jon Swindell

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Trudy Rogers-Denham
University of Missouri
Faculty Sponsors: James Calvin and Jo Stealey

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Tom Schram
Clemson University
Faculty Sponsor: David Detrich



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Jeremy Smith
New Jersey City University
Faculty Sponsor: Brian Gustafson

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Brittany Watkins
Montana State University
Faculty Sponsor: Nelleke Beltjens



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Zane Wilcox
University of Regina
Faculty Sponsor: Sean Whalley



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2011 STUDENT AWARD HONORABLE MENTION: Kate Casanova, Faculty Sponsor: Andrea Stanislav, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities; Ben Gewant, Faculty Sponsor: Erik Guzman, School of Visual Arts; Catherine Hood, Faculty Sponsor: Bonnie Biggs, Cornish College of the Arts; Malcolm MacDougall, Faculty Sponsor: Kate Gilmore, SUNY - Purchase College; Caitlyn Macdonald, Faculty Sponsor: D.W. Martin, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; Presley Martin, Faculty Sponsor: Stan Welsh, California State University, San Jose; Shelby Meier, Faculty Sponsor: Cameron Schoepp, Texas Christian University; Shane Murphy, Faculty Sponsor: Nathan Skiles, Ringling College of Art and design; Kalimah Muhammad, Faculty Sponsor: Marilu Swett, Montserrat College of Art; Adeniyi Olagunju, Faculty Sponsor: Cameron Schoepp, Texas Christian University; Tyler Rico, Faculty Sponsor: Nancy Barton, New York University; Jaeman Shin, Faculty Sponsors: Steven Bradford and Emily Puthoff, SUNY- New Paltz; Cody Spiegel, Faculty Sponsor: Christopher Meyer , University of South Dakota.

*2011 AESCHLIMAN RESIDENCY IN SWITZERLAND RECIPIENT: David Platter