Lewis C. Weinberg Competition

The Lewis C. Weinberg Biennial Sculpture Competition was established by the family of Lewis C. Weinberg, who served as President of the Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park Board of Directors for many years until his death in November 2008. Prior to his participation on the Board, Weinberg was for many years Chief Executive Officer of Fel-Pro, a local company widely known for its progressive management. His interest in sculpture was such that he employed a full-time sculptor-in-residence.

Among his many contributions to the Sculpture Park, Weinberg donated eight important pieces of sculpture from his personal collection. These sculptures form the centerpiece of the Park’s permanent collection.

The Lewis C. Weinberg Sculpture Competition, a biennial event, honors Mr. Weinberg’s love for art and his deep interest in the Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park. The 5th competition was held in 2017.  The 2017 winner is Andrew Arvanetes.  The dedication ceremony will be held September 17, 2017. All costs associated with the installation are generously covered by the Weinberg family.

Lewis C. Weinberg Competition Current Winner

2017 – Andrew Arvanetes – “Fly Away Home”

Arvanetes-FlyAwayHome

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Lewis C. Weinberg Competition Previous Winners:

2015 – Luke Achterberg- “Calibration”:

2013 – Nathan S. Pierce – “Loss of Signal”:

2011 – Richard Taylor – “Caressed By The Moon”:

2009 – Ron Gard – “French Kiss”:

 

Competition Prospectus:  Click here to download the PDF of the rules for this competition.

Printable Application:  Click here to download the PDF application to print out and send in the mail.

Online Application: Fill out the below application to apply online.

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