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    BOARD OF TRUSTEES

    The ISC Board of Trustees is a volunteer body of (up to) 36 individuals who are responsible for establishing priorities, setting policy, and ensuring the financial health of the organization. The ISC Board maintains a balance of working sculptors and patrons/supporters of sculpture.


    Jack Becker
    Arts Administrator
    Omaha, Nebraska

    Jack F. Becker, Ph.D. is the Executive Director & CEO of Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. Becker earned his Bachelor of Art in art history at Carleton College in Minnesota; his Master of Art in art history and Ph.D. in American art at the University of Delaware; and his Master of Business Administration at the University of Michigan.
    Robert Duncan
    Chair
    Duncan Aviation
    Lincoln , NE
    Robert Duncan is chairman emeritus of ISC. Together with his wife, Karen, the Duncans share their extensive contemporary arts and crafts collection through loans, tours and numerous articles in national press publications.
    Carole Feuerman
    Artist
    New York & Florida
    Carole A. Feuerman is recognized as one of the world’s most renowned hyperrealist sculptors. She sculpts and paints monumental, life-size, and miniature works in bronze, resin and marble. She is best known for her large outdoor painted bronze figurative pieces with water themes.

    Carla Hanzal
    Vice President of Public Art - Arts & Science Council
    North Carolina

    Carla Hanzal has 25 years of experience working with contemporary artists, arts organizations and stakeholders to commission works of art and produce exhibitions. Hanzal now leads the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Art Program, which administers the public art ordinance, providing up to one percent of construction costs for art initiatives.

    John Henry
    Chairman Emeritus
    Artist
    Chattanooga , TN

    John Henry is known worldwide for his large-scale public works of art. His works are included in major museum, corporate, public, and private collections worldwide. He holds leadership positions on numerous boards of acts organizations.

    Peter Hobart
    Chairman Emeritus
    Hobart Brothers International (retired)
    Troy , OH / Rome, Italy

    Peter Hobart was Chair of the ISC Board of Trustees for six years. He is also an international entrepreneur, Hobart Brother’s former vice president for international business, and a board member of the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology.

    Seward Johnson
    Chairman Emeritus
    Sculptor, Grounds For Sculpture founder
    Recognized as one of America’s foremost realists working in sculpture, Seward Johnson has exhibited extensively in the US and overseas, inclusive of a solo exhibition at the Corcoran in Washington, DC, the Venice Biennale, and in the cities of Rome, Berlin, Madrid, Hannover, Milan, Lisbon, Dallas, Chicago among others,
    Ree Kaneko
    Chairman Emeritus
    Art Administrator
    Omaha , NE
    Ree Kaneko has been supporting the arts for over 38 years.  Her main objectives have been to support artists by providing studios, stipends and exhibition opportunities. 

    Josh Kanter
    Chicago , IL
    Joshua S. Kanter is general counsel and co-investment manager of Windy City, Inc.,a private investment management firm. He is a collector and has served on the boards of numerous public, private and non-profit concerns. He has been the chairman of the ISC Board since 2005.

    Nanci Lanni
    Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park
    Nanci Lanni is the Chair of the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park marking her second time sitting on the Board. In addition to her involvement on the Board she also served as the Special Projects Director and acting Co-Director of Pyramid Hill. In her career she has sat on the Board of the ISC, and Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, and the Fitton Center for Fine Arts and sits on the Board of the Cincinnati Opera Company. Nanci has built her rich career in the arts after receiving her BFA at Syracuse University

    Marc LeBaron
    Chairman Emeritus
    Lincoln Industries
    Lincoln , NE
    Marc LeBaron is Chairman and CEO of Lincoln Industries in Lincoln Nebraska, one of the nation’s largest and most diverse metal finishing companies. He is an art collector and has also held leadership positions in many organizations.
    Andrew Rogers
    Artist
    Australia
    Andrew is a distinguished and internationally recognized artist. He exhibits internationally and his critically acclaimed sculptures and photographs are in numerous private and prominent public collections in Australia and around the world.

    F. Douglass Schatz
    Secretary
    Artist
    Potsdam, New York
    F. Douglass Schatz is an artist known for his wide range of artwork including cast bronze, welded steel, and fireworks.  He is currently a sculptor and professor at the State University of New York, Potsdam .

    Frank Sippel
    Entrepreneur / Director
    Zurich, Switzerland
    Frank Sippel has worked as a real estate entrepreneur with companies in Switzerland and Germany. Starting out with Facility Management, he pioneered in real estate investment-management with his company Real Future AG.

    Fisher Stolz
    Professor, Bradley University
    Peoria, Illinois
    Fisher Stolz is a sculptor creating work in stainless steel, cast metals and carved stone. Frequently these materials are used in combination to make sculptures that range from interior pieces through large-scale public works.

    Vicki Scuri
    Artist and Designer
    Lake Forest Park, Washington
    Vicki Scuri is passionate about her work promoting community identity and more livable public places through Art. She is an Interdisciplinary Artist and Designer, with a stellar track record spanning over 32 years. Her work thrives at the intersections of art with urban design, environment and infrastructure, bridging the gaps between disciplines to create a more meaningful and engaging public realm.
    Elden Teft
    Founder
    Elden Tefft founded the sculpture program at the University of Kansas where he taught for 40 years. During his tenure he built two bronze foundries at the University and consulted and built many additional foundries throughout the world. In 1960, Elden started the International Sculpture Conferences and Center which became the world's largest association of sculptors.
    George Tobolowsky
    Treasurer
    Mountain Springs, TX

    George Tobolowsky is a professional sculptor working out of Mountain Springs, Texas. His works are abstract metal sculptures made from steel and stainless steel “found objects” like bulky industrial metal castoffs scoured from scrap yards and fabrication plants.
    Raymond Tymas-Jones, Ph.D
    College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah
    Utah
    Raymond Tymas-Jones, Ph.D is the Associate Vice President for the Arts and Dean Emeritus of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. Tymas-Jones earned a Bachelor of Music with honors from Howard University in Washington, D.C. Both his Master of Music and doctorate degrees were awarded by Washington University, St. Louis. Mo
    Connie Wimer
    Business Publications Corporation
    Connie Wimer was born in Merrill, Iowa, and attended Morningside College. She is the owner, founder and Chairman of Business Publications Corporation which has thirty-some titles. The company also does custom publishing, book publishing and a number of events. Connie serves on a number of boards in the city, state and nationally. She is the founder of Winefest and was the first woman to serve as Chair of the Greater Des Moines Chamber, the Alliance of Area Business Publications and to receive the Business Hall of Fame Award.
    Nadine Witkin
    Television Producer
    Nadine Witkin is the daughter of the legendary modernist sculptor and former ISC Board Member Isaac Witkin (1936-2006). She is an award winning television producer who has worked at CBS News, NBC News, CNN, Fox News, Al Jazeera America and A & E Networks, as well as independent PBS documentaries. Nadine is also an avid art collector and art adviser, with a special passion for sculpture.
    ISC STAFF
    Executive Director/Publisher
    Johannah Hutchison
    Associate Director
    Jeannette Darr
    Office Manager
    Maria Apodaca
    Web Manager
    Karin Jervert
    Conference & Events Manager
    Jennifer Galarza
    Conference & Events Coordinator
    Alissa Maldonado
    Subscription and Membership Manager
    Manju Philip
    SCULPTURE MAGAZINE
    Editor in Chief
    Daniel Kunitz

      Editor
    Twylene Moyer

    Editorial Assistant
    Maura Thomas

    Publishing Coordinator
    Arianna Stenson
     
    Business and Development Manager
    Kate Shanley
      Creative Director
    Penny Blatt

     

    OFFICE LOCATIONS

    Hamilton Offices
    The Hamilton offices house most of the ISC staff and is where the administrative functions of the organization happens. Our membership, events, web, and advertising departments are here.
    Mana Contemporary
    The Mana Contemporary offices house the Editor in Chief and the Editorial Assistant of Sculpture magazine.

    COMMITTEES

    Chair: Robert Duncan
    Treasurer: George Tobolowsky
    Secretary: Doug Schatz

    ISC COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT
     
    Officers Chair Emeritus
    Robert Duncan (Chair)
    George Tobolowsky (Treasurer)
    Doug Schatz (Secretary)
    John Henry
    Peter Hobart
    J. Seward Johnson
    Ree Kaneko
    Marc LeBaron
     
    Executive Committee

    Robert Duncan
    Carla Hanzal
    Josh Kanter

    Marc LeBaron
    Doug Schatz
    George Tobolowsky

    Standing Committees

    Audit & Finance Committee:
    George Tobolowsky (Chair)
    Robert Duncan


    Development Committee:
    George Tobolowsky (Chair)
    Carole Feuerman
    Josh Kanter
    Gertrud Kohler-Aeschlimann
    Frank Sippel


    ISC Perspectives Committee:
    Doug Schatz (Chair)
    Paul Hubbard
    Fisher Stolz
    Raymond Tymas-Jones
    Vicki Scuri

    Nominating Committee:
    Carla Hanzal (Co-Chair)
    Jack Becker (Co-Chair)
    Josh Kanter

    Communications Committee:
    Robert Duncan (Co-Chair)
    Connie Wimer (Co-Chair)
    Carla Hanzal
    Doug Schatz
    Nadine Witkin
    Ree Kaneko
    Richard Dupont
    Vicki Scuri


    International Affairs Committee:
    Andrew Rogers (Chair)
    Drew Goerlitz
    Gertrud Kohler-Aeschlimann
    Milan Lukac
    Frank Sippel
    Michael Suh
    Nadine Witkin


    Membership Committee:
    Fisher Stolz (Chair)
    Rebecca Reynolds
    Marco Rosichelli

     
    Sub Committees
     

    Collections Committee:
    Carole Feuerman (Co-Chair)
    Nadine Witkin (Co-Chair)
    Jack Becker
    Josh Kanter
    George Neubert
    Kim Vaadia


    Educator Award Committee:
    Doug Schatz (Chair)
    Linda Fleming
    Mary Bates Neubauer
    Malcolm Cochran
    Coleen Sterritt
    Ellen Driscoll

    Awards Committee:
    George Tobolowsky (Co-Chair)
    Jack Becker
    Carole Feuerman
    Nadine Witkin




    Advisory Committee:
    Marc LeBaron (Co-Chair)
    Josh Kanter (Co-Chair)
    Bob Edwards
    Andrew Rogers



    Portland Conference Committee
    Alireza Lahijanian
    Alissa Maldonado
    Carl Nelson
    Carole Murphy
    Crimson Rose
    Devin Field
    Erik Geschke
    F. Douglass Schatz
    Gary Kulak
    George Heath
    Jennifer Galarza
    Johannah Hutchison
    Joshua Reiman
    Julian Voss-Andreae
    Kelly Cave
    Martin Eichinger
    Midori Hirose
    Nan Curtis
    Robert Duncan
    Selinda Martinez

    *Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Executive Director are ex officio members of all committees.