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Sculpture by Raymond Kaskey
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About the Artist

Raymond Kaskey was born in 1943 in Pittsburgh, Pa. He received degrees in architecture from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and Yale University in New Haven, Conn., Mr. Kaskey is nationally known for his classic sculpture, and has received numerous awards, including: the Henry Hering Medal from the National Sculpture Society in 1986 for Portlandia, and in 1993 for the National Law Enforcement Memorial, as well as the Louise Bennett Award from the same Society in 1981. He has also received an Award for Excellence in Architecture from the American Institute for Architects, and became one of its fellows in 1993. He has received many public commissions across the US: from Shreveport, LA; Santa Ana, CA; Birmingham, AL; Chicago, IL; Charlotte, NC; and Portland, OR, as well as within this metro region from Alexandria, VA; Silver Spring; Bethesda, and Annapolis, MD; and Washington, DC.  Raymond Kaskey was the principal sculptor of the National World War II Memorial, which opened in May, 2004. Photographs of the memorial project by Stephen R. Brown, who documented Kaskey's work while it was under construction, may be viewed in a related Gallery. For further information on the artist, please contact:

Kaskey Studio, Inc.
3804 38th Street,
Brentwood, MD 20722
e-mail: rkaskey@verizon.net

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This page was created on October 5, 1999 and updated February 28, 2005


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