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ISC BOARD AND STAFF
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BOARD OF TRUSTEES

The ISC Board of Trustees is a volunteer body of (up to) 36 individuals who are responsible for establishing priorities, setting policy, and ensuring the financial health of the organization. The ISC Board maintains a balance of working sculptors and patrons/supporters of sculpture.


Jack Becker
Arts Administrator
Omaha, Nebraska

Jack F. Becker, Ph.D. is the Executive Director & CEO of Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, Nebraska. Becker earned his Bachelor of Art in art history at Carleton College in Minnesota; his Master of Art in art history and Ph.D. in American art at the University of Delaware; and his Master of Business Administration at the University of Michigan.
Robert Duncan
Chair
Duncan Aviation
Lincoln , NE
Robert Duncan is chairman emeritus of ISC. Together with his wife, Karen, the Duncans share their extensive contemporary arts and crafts collection through loans, tours and numerous articles in national press publications.
Carole Feuerman
Artist
New York & Florida
Carole A. Feuerman is recognized as one of the world’s most renowned hyperrealist sculptors. She sculpts and paints monumental, life-size, and miniature works in bronze, resin and marble. She is best known for her large outdoor painted bronze figurative pieces with water themes.

Carla Hanzal
Vice President of Public Art - Arts & Science Council
North Carolina

Carla Hanzal has 25 years of experience working with contemporary artists, arts organizations and stakeholders to commission works of art and produce exhibitions. Hanzal now leads the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Public Art Program, which administers the public art ordinance, providing up to one percent of construction costs for art initiatives.

John Henry
Chairman Emeritus
Artist
Chattanooga , TN

John Henry is known worldwide for his large-scale public works of art. His works are included in major museum, corporate, public, and private collections worldwide. He holds leadership positions on numerous boards of acts organizations.

Peter Hobart
Chairman Emeritus
Hobart Brothers International (retired)
Troy , OH / Rome, Italy

Peter Hobart was Chair of the ISC Board of Trustees for six years. He is also an international entrepreneur, Hobart Brother’s former vice president for international business, and a board member of the Hobart Institute of Welding Technology.

Seward Johnson
Chairman Emeritus
Sculptor, Grounds For Sculpture founder
Recognized as one of America’s foremost realists working in sculpture, Seward Johnson has exhibited extensively in the US and overseas, inclusive of a solo exhibition at the Corcoran in Washington, DC, the Venice Biennale, and in the cities of Rome, Berlin, Madrid, Hannover, Milan, Lisbon, Dallas, Chicago among others,
Ree Kaneko
Chairman Emeritus
Art Administrator
Omaha , NE
Ree Kaneko has been supporting the arts for over 38 years.  Her main objectives have been to support artists by providing studios, stipends and exhibition opportunities. 

Josh Kanter
Chairman Emeritus
Chicago , IL

Joshua S. Kanter is general counsel and co-investment manager of Windy City, Inc.,a private investment management firm. He is a collector and has served on the boards of numerous public, private and non-profit concerns. He has been the chairman of the ISC Board since 2005.

Nanci Lanni
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park
Nanci Lanni is the Chair of the Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park marking her second time sitting on the Board. In addition to her involvement on the Board she also served as the Special Projects Director and acting Co-Director of Pyramid Hill. In her career she has sat on the Board of the ISC, and Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, and the Fitton Center for Fine Arts and sits on the Board of the Cincinnati Opera Company. Nanci has built her rich career in the arts after receiving her BFA at Syracuse University

Marc LeBaron
Chairman Emeritus
Lincoln Industries
Lincoln , NE
Marc LeBaron is Chairman and CEO of Lincoln Industries in Lincoln Nebraska, one of the nation’s largest and most diverse metal finishing companies. He is an art collector and has also held leadership positions in many organizations.
Andrew Rogers
Artist
Australia
Andrew is a distinguished and internationally recognized artist. He exhibits internationally and his critically acclaimed sculptures and photographs are in numerous private and prominent public collections in Australia and around the world.

F. Douglass Schatz
Secretary
Artist
Potsdam, New York
F. Douglass Schatz is an artist known for his wide range of artwork including cast bronze, welded steel, and fireworks.  He is currently a sculptor and professor at the State University of New York, Potsdam .

Frank Sippel
Entrepreneur / Director
Zurich, Switzerland
Frank Sippel has worked as a real estate entrepreneur with companies in Switzerland and Germany. Starting out with Facility Management, he pioneered in real estate investment-management with his company Real Future AG.

Fisher Stolz
Professor, Bradley University
Peoria, Illinois
Fisher Stolz is a sculptor creating work in stainless steel, cast metals and carved stone. Frequently these materials are used in combination to make sculptures that range from interior pieces through large-scale public works.

Vicki Scuri
Artist and Designer
Lake Forest Park, Washington
Vicki Scuri is passionate about her work promoting community identity and more livable public places through Art. She is an Interdisciplinary Artist and Designer, with a stellar track record spanning over 32 years. Her work thrives at the intersections of art with urban design, environment and infrastructure, bridging the gaps between disciplines to create a more meaningful and engaging public realm.
Elden Teft
Founder
Elden Tefft founded the sculpture program at the University of Kansas where he taught for 40 years. During his tenure he built two bronze foundries at the University and consulted and built many additional foundries throughout the world. In 1960, Elden started the International Sculpture Conferences and Center which became the world's largest association of sculptors.
George Tobolowsky
Treasurer
Mountain Springs, TX

George Tobolowsky is a professional sculptor working out of Mountain Springs, Texas. His works are abstract metal sculptures made from steel and stainless steel “found objects” like bulky industrial metal castoffs scoured from scrap yards and fabrication plants.
Raymond Tymas-Jones, Ph.D
College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah
Utah
Raymond Tymas-Jones, Ph.D is the Associate Vice President for the Arts and Dean Emeritus of the College of Fine Arts at the University of Utah. Tymas-Jones earned a Bachelor of Music with honors from Howard University in Washington, D.C. Both his Master of Music and doctorate degrees were awarded by Washington University, St. Louis. Mo
Robert Vogele
Chairman Emeritus
VSA Partners
Hinsdale, IL
Robert Vogele founded VSA Partners, an internationally recognized design firm. He was for five years a member of the ISC Board of Trustees, serving as Treasurer and Chair. Robert is also a prominent collector of sculpture and folk art.
Connie Wimer
Business Publications Corporation
Connie Wimer was born in Merrill, Iowa, and attended Morningside College. She is the owner, founder and Chairman of Business Publications Corporation which has thirty-some titles. The company also does custom publishing, book publishing and a number of events. Connie serves on a number of boards in the city, state and nationally. She is the founder of Winefest and was the first woman to serve as Chair of the Greater Des Moines Chamber, the Alliance of Area Business Publications and to receive the Business Hall of Fame Award.
Nadine Witkin
Television Producer
Nadine Witkin is the daughter of the legendary modernist sculptor and former ISC Board Member Isaac Witkin (1936-2006). She is an award winning television producer who has worked at CBS News, NBC News, CNN, Fox News, Al Jazeera America and A & E Networks, as well as independent PBS documentaries. Nadine is also an avid art collector and art adviser, with a special passion for sculpture.
ISC STAFF
Executive Director
Johannah Hutchison
Executive Assistant
Stephanie Devito
Office Manager
Maria Apodaca
Web Manager
Karin Jervert
Conference & Events Manager
Jennifer Galarza
Conference & Events Coordinator
Alissa Maldonado
Subscription and Membership Manager
Manju Philip
Education & Program Manager
Jeannette Darr
SCULPTURE MAGAZINE
Editor in Chief
Daniel Kunitz

  Editor
Twylene Moyer

Editorial Assistant
Maura Thomas

 
Advertising Sales Manager
Kate Shanley
Advertising Service Associate
Arianna Stenson
  Design Visual Communication
Eileen Schramm

 

OFFICE LOCATIONS

Hamilton Offices
The Hamilton offices house most of the ISC staff and is where the administrative functions of the organization happens. Our membership, events, web, and advertising departments are here.
Mana Contemporary
The Mana Contemporary offices house the Editor in Chief and the Editorial Assistant of Sculpture magazine.

COMMITTEES

Chair: Robert Duncan
Treasurer: George Tobolowsky
Secretary: Doug Schatz

ISC COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENT
 
Officers Chair Emeritus
Robert Duncan (Chair)
George Tobolowsky (Treasurer)
Doug Schatz (Secretary)
John Henry
Peter Hobart
J. Seward Johnson
Ree Kaneko
Marc LeBaron
Robert Vogele
 
Executive Committee

Robert Duncan
Carla Hanzal
Josh Kanter

Marc LeBaron
Doug Schatz
George Tobolowsky

Standing Committees

Audit & Finance Committee:
George Tobolowsky (Chair)
Robert Duncan


Development Committee:
George Tobolowsky (Chair)
Carole Feuerman
Josh Kanter
Gertrud Kohler-Aeschlimann
Frank Sippel


ISC Perspectives Committee:
Doug Schatz (Chair)
Paul Hubbard
Susan McLeod
Fisher Stolz
Raymond Tymas-Jones
Vicki Scuri

Nominating Committee:
Carla Hanzal (Co-Chair)
Jack Becker (Co-Chair)
Josh Kanter

Communications Committee:
Robert Duncan (Co-Chair)
Connie Wimer (Co-Chair)
Carla Hanzal
Ree Kaneko
Doug Schatz
Vicki Scuri
Nadine Witkin

International Affairs Committee:
Andrew Rogers (Chair)
Drew Goerlitz
Gertrud Kohler-Aeschlimann
Milan Lukac
Frank Sippel
Michael Suh
Nadine Witkin


Membership Committee:
Fisher Stolz (Chair)
Rebecca Reynolds
Marco Rosichelli

 
Sub Committees
 

Collections Committee:
Carole Feuerman (Co-Chair)
Nadine Witkin (Co-Chair)
Jack Becker
Josh Kanter
George Neubert
Kim Vaadia


Educator Award Committee:
Doug Schatz (Chair)
Linda Fleming
Aristotle Georgiades
Mary Bates Neubauer
Malcolm Cochran
Ellen Driscoll


Philadelphia 2018 Committee:
Lewis Colburn
Lynn Declemente
Robert Duncan
Aimee Gilmore
Miguel Horn
Katie Hovencamp
Paul Hubbard
Leslie Kaufman
Gary Kulak
Caitlin Martin
Patti Phillips
Josh Reiman
Robert Roesch
Doug Schatz

Awards Committee:
George Tobolowsky (Co-Chair)
Joe Becherer
Jack Becker
Carole Feuerman
Nadine Witkin

Advisory Committee:
Marc LeBaron (Co-Chair)
Josh Kanter (Co-Chair)
Bob Edwards
Andrew Rogers

*Chairman, Vice Chairman, and Executive Director are ex officio members of all committees.