Alumni News, Awards and Honors

Mirling ‘04 Wins Prestigious Sculpture Award


Alumnus Sanford Mirling ‘04 has earned the International Sculpture Center's 2009 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for his promising work as an MFA student at the State University of New York - Albany.

Mirling was one of 11 students to receive the award, which drew a record 441 nominations from more than 170 universities, colleges, and sculpture programs internationally.

Sculptures from the winners can be seen in the Grounds For Sculpture's Fall/Winter Exhibition, which is currently on display until January 10 in Hamilton, New Jersey, adjacent to the ISC headquarters.  Their work is also included in the October issue of the ISC's award-winning publication, Sculpture magazine, as well as on the ISC website.