February 5, 2019


FORM is looking forward with much anticipation to the 29th International Sculpture Conference (ISC), which will be held in our hometown of Portland, Oregon this year. The Call for Panels is now open! For submission details visit:  https://www.sculpture.org/portland19/call or contact the event department at: events@sculpture.org or (609) 689-1051 x302.


The International Sculpture Center is seeking a diverse and comprehensive program, covering topics relevant to sculpture today, at the 29th International Sculpture Conference on October 12-15, 2019.


All panel proposals must be submitted electronically via the form on the ISC website. No faxed, mailed, or emailed abstracts will be accepted.


The deadline for submissions is March 14, 2019. All late proposals will automatically be placed on a waiting list.


This year’s conference will focus on topics in contemporary sculpture and proposals submitted should fall into the below categories. We are looking for panels which explore the following topics and ideas:


  • Redefining Sculpture in the Digital Age
  • Asian Influences in Contemporary Sculpture
  • Muddy Waters: Bridging the Classic and Contemporary Gap
  • Collecting and Collections
  • Makers in the Margins
  • The Life of Public Art
  • The Art of Learning and Teaching Sculpture
  • Green Only: The Impact Art Has on the Environment
  • Technical Talks/Workshops
  • Wildcard