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ISC 2019 Conference Opening Reception at PNCA

The International Sculpture Center (ISC) offers programming, opportunities and resources for visibility, dialogue, learning, professional development, and advocacy of sculpture worldwide. Here’s what’s currently happening at the ISC.

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Visit the ISC at Intersect Chicago, November 6-12, 2020

As a Cultural Partner with Intersect Chicago, ISC will feature a selection of artwork for sale shown on the Intersect Chicago website. On November 12th, join us for a panel discussion with curators/art professionals in conversation with 3 artists in the field of public art and art initiatives. Intersect Chicago is replacing SOFA virtually for the 2020 art fair edition due to COVID-19. Live online from November 6-12, 2020. The fair will feature a special focus for each day, including: Glass, Contemporary Art, Ceramic and Craft, Design, Outsider Art, Fiber Art, and Public Art / Sculpture.


Julian Voss-Andreae, Slender Woman, 2013, cast bronze with patina, 71”x14”x12”. Available through ISC at Intersect Chicago.

ISC announces 2020 Student Award Recipients

The ISC is proud to present the recipients of the 2020 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards. The jury, consisting of María Carolina Baulo, art historian, curator and arts writer-critic (Buenos Aires, Argentina); Angel Cabrales, artist and educator (El Paso, TX) and Peyton Scott Russell artist and arts instructor (Minneapolis, MN) deliberated over 570 images of sculptural works to select 12 award recipients and 10 honorable mentions.

The award recipients will participate in an Online Exclusive Artsy Exhibition, on view October 1-December 31, 2020


Kirstin Willders, As Above So Below, 2019; Glass, neon, ceramic, GTO wire, electrode boots, latex paint and transformers; 52” x 52” x 52”


Chat with other sculptors about your work at a virtual ARTSlam, now hosted on Fridays! ISC Members are encouraged to sign up as presenters, and all are welcome to join as audience members. Connect with the sculpture community at these virtual gatherings where artists share their work with other artists.

Check out the calendar for upcoming events.


ISC ARTslams

2021 Outstanding Educator Award Nominations are Open

The role of educators during this extremely challenging time is more important than ever! The ISC invites you to recognize an educator that has made a difference in your artistic education and/or career by sharing their knowledge, experience and encouragement. Show your appreciation by nominating them for the 2021 Outstanding Educator Award.

Nominations will be accepted until October 23rd.


Patrick Strzelec (2020 Educator Award Recipient) 60 sculptures / 60 Days; April 1- May 30th 2020

The ISC has turned 60!

We will be sharing stories from the past 60 years and celebrating the many milestones we have reached over the last half century. There will be many different ways that we will be rejoicing, so check back often for updates & join our mailing lists to stay up-to-date.

Please help your favorite sculpture community continue to provide all the great programming and content we have been delivering for over 60 years.

Visit our donation page to make a contribution.


ISC’s 60th anniversary

Even in uncertain times there is one thing you can rely on: International Sculpture Center (ISC)

A gift to the ISC this giving season is more than just a donation, it is an investment in the longest standing institution supporting artists, organizations, and all people interested in sculpture. Every gift helps continue the services, resources, and opportunities that we have been providing for over half a century.

Please support ISC during these challenging times. Every gift is 100% deductible. #loveisc


Asaf and Yo'ah" at the Time Warner Center by Boaz Vaadia

ISC Opportunities

One of the greatest benefits of an ISC membership is access to current listings for Apprenticeships & Internships, Call for Artists, Competitions, Conferences & Symposia, Employment Opportunities, Memberships, Public Art projects, Residencies, Scholarships, Grants & Fellowships, Studio Rentals & Exchanges, and Workshops.

Search our growing list of ISC opportunities today!


View of Kylie Lockwood, Porcelain, 2019; Unfired clay, painted steel, and nail polish. Courtesy of the artist and Red Bull Arts

New ISC Member Portal!

We’ve launched a brand new membership platform to give ISC members expansive tools and resources!

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TSG President, Sabine Senft’s portfolio