International Sculpture Center

Don't Put Me In A Box

"Don't Put Me In A Box", curated by Executive Director Johannah Hutchison of International Sculpture Center, presents work by New Jersey artists responding to the assignment to create work outside of the box. This group show of shoebox-scale sculpture, constructions, pastiche/collections, and multi-media arrangements, reflects on themes of structure/limitation, and identity/self-definition. The exhibition is to be presented at the Firmament Gallery of the Nimbus Arts Center, a site of the International Sculpture Center's Annual Conference.

This call is open to all New Jersey artists, no membership required.

Artwork may not exceed 24" (60.96 cm) in any one direction.

Submissions close September 8th, 2023. Participants will be notified by September 12th, 2023.

30th International Sculpture Conference Call for Volunteers!

The International Sculpture Center is seeking qualified volunteers for the 30th International Sculpture Conference in Jersey City, NJ from October 10-15, 2023. Volunteering for an ISC Conference allows participants to attend the full conference at a reduced rate in exchange for 10-12 hours of work.

Volunteers will gain valuable experience in running a multi-day arts event, and have exposure to stimulating artist presentations and activities while benefitting from networking opportunities with art professionals.

For more information about the 30th International Sculpture Conference and to sign up as a volunteer visit

Volunteer Dates: October 10-15, 2023

Call for Panels for International Sculpture Conference

The International Sculpture Center’s (ISC) Conference is returning!  The ISC’s 30th International Sculpture Conference will take place in Jersey City, NJ from October 11-15, 2023.


The Call for Panels is open now! The ISC invites you to submit a panel proposal for this event, which aims to bring together the worldwide sculpture community to engage in dialogue about the past, present and future of the contemporary sculpture field. ISC welcomes any topics in contemporary sculpture that show diverse perspectives from around the world on the current state of the art community.


For information on requirements and to submit your panel proposal, please visit our website:

2022 ISC Innovator Award

The International Sculpture Center Innovator Award was established to recognize the creative innovation of individuals, organizations, or collectives who develop new ideas and work to improve and/or expand the field of contemporary sculpture. The recipient of this award demonstrates a commitment to their community and effects social change through their work. 

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