2012 Competition & Public Events Schedule
Criteria for Judging - UPDATED!
2012 Competition Rules and Instructions
Results and Photos from the 2008 Competition
Results and Photos from the 2009 Competition
Results and Photos from the 2010 Competition
Results and Photos from the 2011 Competition


Applications will be accepted by e-mail only.

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Applications are due by April 1.
Notification will be by April 15.

Please send the following materials via email by April 1st:

Completed application form.

No more than 7 digital images saved as jpgs at 72 dpi resolution no larger than 6 x 8 inches. Include your name and the corresponding slide number in the JPG title. Please include no more than 2 views of each sculpture.

A slide sheet detailing the title, date, media, and dimensions of each piece.

Your Curriculum Vitae.

A statement of intent of under 500 words.

$25 application fee.

To pay by check, make payable to ICA&CA (not GCA) and mail to:
GCA, 20 West 44, NY, NY 10036

To pay by credit card:

For more information or to sign up for updates about the competition, please e-mail:


All events will take place at the Grand Central Academy Sculpture Studio at 20 West 44th Street in Manhattan. Please note that finalists are responsible for all expenses related to travel and lodging. The GCA does not presently offer casting facilities on its premises.