Christopher Torrez awarded for “Astral Mountain”

One of only 12 works to be selected worldwide, amongst thousands of submittals and a record number of institutions who submitted works, Mindy Solomon Gallery artist Christopher Torrez was awarded the International Sculpture Center’s 2012 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award.

Christopher Torrez, “Astral Mountain”

The International Sculpture Center (ISC) established the annual award program in 1994 to recognize and encourage young sculptors in their continued commitment to the field. The distinguished jurors included Donna Dennis, Winifred Lutz and Joseph Becherer.

The 12 award recipients will participate in the Grounds For Sculpture (GFS) Fall/Winter Exhibition, on view October 20, 2012 – April 7, 2013 in Hamilton, New Jersey. Keep an eye out for Torrez’s feature article in the October 2012 Sculpture magazine.

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