2016 Public Art Monument Sculpture Commission Competition Semifinalists Announced

Sculpture at the River Market invited all artists participating in the 2016 Show & Sale to submit a proposal for its $60,000 to $80,000 Public Art Monument Sculpture Commission Competition. This is the sixth such competition in the nine years of the Show & Sale.

Of the 50 artists in the 2016 Show & Sale, 28 artists submitted a proposal.  The proposals of the seven semifinalists will be displayed during the event’s Preview Party on the evening of April 22, and Preview Party guests will vote for their 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice.  At 9PM that evening all votes will be tallied and the top three finalists will be announced at the end of the evening.

The top three proposals will be juried on April 23 and 24, and the 2016 winner will be announce at 3PM on Sunday, April 24. All artists must be present to win.

For more information about the Preview Party click here.

2016 SEMIFINALISTS

CRAIG CAMPBELL                   “The Graduate”

KATHLEEN CARICOF           “Enlightenment”

CLAY ENOCH                                          “United”

DENNY HASKEW            “Strength to Endure”

KEVIN KRESSE                                        “Thirst”

KEVIN ROBB                “For the Love of Books”

STEPHEN SHACHTMAN        “Ten Monoliths”

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