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Alex J. Ettl Grant

Grant to a USA Sculptor for Outstanding Ability
in Figurative or Realist Sculpting

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National Sculpture Society (NSS)

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Grant valued at $7,800 to a USA sculptor to recognize exceptional dedication and excellence in figurative or realist sculpting. 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#: 175077

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.

Applications can be shared by email through file sharing programs such as Dropbox, Google Docs, sendthisfile, Hightail, etc. Be sure to list the award you are applying for in the subject line or body of the email.

Contact Information:

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


75 Varick Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10013
open by appointment only

Phone: 212-764-5645
Fax: 212-764-5651

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