2013 VISIONARY WOMAN AWARDS
Now in its eleventh year, the annual Visionary Woman Awards celebrate exceptional women who have made significant contributions to the arts and are national leaders in their fields. Learn more about the awards and past recipients.
Moore College of Art & Design will present the 2013 Visionary Woman Award to Kathy Butterly ’86 and Ann King Lagos on September 18, 2013. The festivities will also include individual Visionary Woman Award exhibitions of the work of both honorees. Kathy Butterly is known for her colorful mixed earthenware and porcelain, small-scale, semi-abstract, whimsical sculpture and sculptural vessels. Ann King Lagos is known for her unique and dramatic jewelry designs.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
2:00 - 3:30 pm - Elizabeth Greenfield Zeidman Lecture (Free and open to the public)
6:00 - 9:30 pm - Visionary Woman Awards gala and awards ceremony (Ticketed event)
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Kathy Butterly is the winner of the 2012 Smithsonian American Art Museum's 10th Contemporary Artist Award. The biennial honor recognizes artists younger than 50 who have produced a significant body of work. Other awards include the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (2011), the Painters & Sculptors Grant from the Joan Mitchell Foundation (2009), the Ellen P. Speyer Award from the National Academy of Art in New York City (2006), and a New York Foundation for the Arts Grant (2009). Butterly earned a BFA at Moore College of Art & Design in 1986 and an MFA at the University of California, Davis in 1990.
Ann King Lagos
Ann King Lagos played a major role in helping LAGOS become one of the most successfully marketed luxury brands in America. She has been recognized locally and nationally, including the Women's Jewelry Association Fine Jewelry Design Award of Excellence, the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Retailer of the Year Award, and Philadelphia Phasion Phest Honorary Award. She has been profiled by Modern Jeweler Magazine, recognized by JCK Magazine as a “Philadelphia Trendsetter” and featured by the Philadelphia Museum of Art. She is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Art with a degree in jewelry and metalworking.
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