National Sculpture Society 84th Annual Awards Exhibition
August 4 – October 28
, 2017

The National Sculpture Society 84th Annual Awards Exhibition is exclusively at Brookgreen Gardens. This important exhibition of sculpture by master artists along with rising stars is shown in both galleries of the Rainey Sculpture Pavilion. In addition to learning about the NSS award-winners, visitors enjoy voting for Brookgreen Gardens’ People’s Choice Award. 

For 2017, the Jury of Selection chose 47 works from 233 entries.


The Jury included Tom Durham, FNSS and Director of Fine Arts Sculpture, Academy of Art University (San Francisco, CA); Debra Force, President, Debra Force Fine Art, Inc. (New York, NY); Margaret Keelan, sculptor and Associate Director of Sculpture, Academy of Art University (San Francisco, CA).  


Featured sculptors in the exhibition are:  Douglas Aja; Eirik Arnesen; Béla Bácsi; Debra Balchen; Alison Belt; Meredith Bergmann; Claudette Bleijenberg; Betty Branch & Polly Branch; Lindley Briggs; Kate Brockman; Lewis Brown; Shuhai Cao; Jay Hall Carpenter; Kevin Chambers; LeaAnn CogswellBeverly Davis Darrell Davis; Tom Durham; Barry Eisenach; Ruth Green; Lee HuttScott Johnson; Kenneth Kearney; Kristina Kossi; Glenn Marlowe; Roger Martin; Paul Moore; Dora Natella; Olga NielsenPeregrine O’Gormley; Louise Peterson; Carl Raven; LaQuincey Reed; Diana Reuter-Twining;  Paul Rhymer; Rosetta; Jeffrey RudolphRikki Morley Saunders Adam Schultz; Sandy Scott; Tom Silveroli; Christopher Smith; James Stewart; Oceana Rain Stuart; Jeremiah Welsh; and Yang Wen.

Douglas Aja, NSS: Dionysus

Bronze | 12" x 20" x 20"