Local Artist Wins National Sculpture Award

Sculptor, Ben Hammond, was awarded the Dexter Jones Award for bas relief, one of four award winners in the Young Sculptors’ Competition for 2008. The Young Sculptors’ Competition dates back to 1959 and is sponsored by the National Sculpture Society. Ben won the award based on his sculpture Fall and Winter Vessel, a vase depicting allegorical representations of the seasons Fall and Winter. The award ceremony was held June 20th at Connecticut’s Lyme Academy. Ben works from a studio in American Fork, and his work can be viewed at

Fall, vase by Ben Hammond

winter,vase by Ben Hammond

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