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2009 OUTSTANDING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT
IN CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AWARD

The International Sculpture Center honored the winners at its annual awards presentation and private reception showcasing their sculpture works at the Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ from October 10, 2009 to January 10, 2010. The work was also featured in the first annual traveling exhibition and visited Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (formerly the Salt Lake Art Center) in Salt Lake City, Utah (March 13th May 22nd, 2010) and the Blue Star Contemporary Art Center in San Antonio, Texas (June 3rd August 15th, 2010). Winners received a biographical profile and photograph of their work featured in Sculpture magazine; inclusion of their award-winning sculpture works in a color Fall/Winter exhibition catalogue sponsored by the Grounds for Sculpture; and a free one year membership at the ISC.



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2009 STUDENT AWARD HONORABLE MENTION: MICHAEL BEITZ, Sponsor: Reinhard Reitzenstein, SUNY Buffalo * RYAN BREWER, Sponsor: Anthony Aziz, Parsons The New School of Design * REVA CASTILLENTI, Sponsor: Wendy Wischer, Ringling College of Art and Design * TRACY BOCHNIAK KIRCHMANN, Sponsor: Marya Roland, Western Carolina University * J. NEIL LAWLEY, Sponsor: Jay Sullivan, University of Tennessee * NINA LEO, Sponsor: Reinhard Reitzenstein, SUNY Buffalo * SAMANTHA MEDELLIN, Sponsor: Cory Wagner, University of Houston * CARLOS ROSALES-SILVA, Sponsor: Margo Sawyer, University of Texas-Austin * WEI ZHONG TAN, Sponsor: Brian Christensen, Brigham Young University * ADRIENNE VETTER, Sponsor: Michael Rodemer, University of Michigan

*2009 AESCHLIMAN RESIDENCY IN SWITZERLAND RECIPIENT: Luke Achterberg and Robert Loring


2009 OUTSTANDING STUDENT AWARD WINNERS
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Luke Achterberg
University of Kentucky
Faculty Sponsor:
Gary R. Bibbs

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Matthew Boonstra
Michigan State University
Faculty Sponsor:
James Lawton & Laura Cloud

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Kandace Collins
Southern Oregon University
Faculty Sponsor:
Marlene Alt

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Sharon Kirby
University of West Florida
Faculty Sponsor:
Valerie George

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Robert Loring
State University of New York - Oswego
Faculty Sponsor:
Fredrick Bartolovic

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Casey Lynch
Rhode Island School of Design
Faculty Sponsor:
Ellen Driscoll

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Sanford Mirling
State University of New York - Albany
Faculty Sponsor:
Edward Mayer

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Ryan Schwartzkopf
Claremont Graduate University
Faculty Sponsor:
David Pagel

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Justin Shull
Rutgers University
Faculty Sponsor:
Gary Kuehn

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Caelie Winchester
University of Oklahoma
Faculty Sponsor:
Jonathan W. Hils

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Rachael Wong
Alfred University
Faculty Sponsor:
Brett Hunter

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