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Marilyn Newmark Memorial Grant

Grant to a USA Sculptor for Exceptional
Ability and Dedication to Animal Sculpture

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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National Sculpture Society (NSS)

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Grant of $7,800 to a USA individual sculptor to recognize exceptional dedication and excellence in sculpting. This grant is intended specifically for an individual specializing in animal sculpture. Applicants must submit images of a mature body of work to be judged by a panel of three distinguished sculptors.

The grant will be presented at the June 2018 Sculpture Celebration Conference at Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174612

Estimated Size of Grant:

The Grant consists of an unrestricted $5,000 cash award, a half-page ad in Fine Art Connoisseur magazine (value: $2,150) and a quarter page ad in Sculpture Review magazine (value: $650).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- 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.
- This program is open to individuals of all races, ethnic origins, colors, genders, and religions.
- The grant is for a mature body of work; sculpture created in workshop or instructional settings should not be submitted.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline is Monday, October 2, 2017.

Submission materials include images of up to twelve works of sculpture and a biography or resume.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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