Monday, June 13, 2011

2011 Sculpture Competition Results!

On Friday night, after two and a half hours of close study and vigorous debate,
Judges Mason Sullivan, Brian Craig-Wankiiri and Steve Bass awarded the following prizes:

First Place, $10,000: Susie Chism
Second Place, $3,000: Chad Fisher
Third Place, $2,000: Anna Lee-Hoelzle
Honorable Mentions: Will St. John and Kevin Christman

Susie Chism states,
"I know of very few environments where such talented sculptors from around the world can meet together with such energy and enthusiasm and compete with each other so supportively. I am enriched and inspired by these widening connections and friendships that the Grand Central Academy sculpture competition has fostered. I have learned much from this experience, and my peers, and am so appreciative of being allowed this opportunity for growth."

For views of all twelve sculptures,
watch the slideshow on the top right of this blog!

Pictured left to right: Hironori Kawabata, Susie Chism, Kevin Christman in the last moments of the competition.

Pictured left to right: 3rd, 2nd and 1st place sculptures.

Friday night's post-awards viewing

Left to right: Chad Fisher, Susie Chism, Anna Lee-Hoelzle and Kevin Christman (not pictured,Will St. John)

Thank you to the sculptors, judges, monitors, another amazing model, and our friends and colleagues for supporting this event, and thanks most of all for the beautiful sculptures that inspire us!

The GCA and the annual Classical Figure Sculpture Competition are made possible by the generous support of the Morris and Alma Schapiro Fund.

1 comment:

David Gluck said...

Great work. However, next year you might want to try for butter, sand, or ice sculptures of the figure. Far more challenging.