Sculpture Competitions for Emerging Artists
the projects of New Approach, Inc. is a medallic sculpture
competition for young artists.
Medallic Sculpture Competition for Emerging Artists
received its entries in the summer of 2005, and the
works, including by KEIICHI AND KYOKO URYU AWARD winner
Virág Szabó, were displayed at Medialia
Gallery in a February 2006 exhibition.
International Medallic Sculpture Competition for Emerging
Artists received its entries in the summer
of 2008, and the works, including by KEIICHI AND KYOKO
URYU AWARD winner Nicole Vlado, were displayed at
Medialia Gallery in a March 2009 exhibition.
check back later for the
next competition prospectus, along
with entry and label forms.
mission of the nonprofit organization, New Approach, Inc. is
to promote emerging artists and curators, as well as to encourage
public awareness and exposure to unconventional medallic art.
Approach, Inc. was established by Mashiko Nakashima, who is
also the founder and director of the Medialia ... Rack and Hamper
Gallery, located in the former Garment District of New York
genesis of the non-profit organization New Approach began in
1998 with a joint medallic arts exhibition of students from
Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, and the
The University of the Arts, Philadelphia. This collaborative
exhibition began at Medialia, then traveled to both schools
in Pennsylvania and Lisbon, Portugal, respectively. Subsequently,
this project, titled New
Ideas In Medallic Sculpture, has evolved into an
annual three-university exhibition hosted by The University
of the Arts and Faculdade de Belas Artes da Universidade de