Ishmael Rodriguez
               California - born Sculptor
         Awards and Honors

--- KTVU, Channel 2. Selected for the subject of a half-hour
ME, for their prime time "Saturday Night Special" program
 (aired first, Aug. '82)
--- Sak's 5th Avenue. Monterey, California 1980
Selected among California Sculptors to exclusively exhibit
at Sak's pilot program initiated by Sak's in New York
--- International Sculpture Conference. California 1982
Guest Workshop Instructor for the visually impaired
--- California Arts Council. 1979 -- 1981
Awarded Artist-in-Resident grant for 3 consecutive years
--- Kaiser Convention Center. Oakland, California 1987
Solo exhibit in honor of Mayor Lionel Wilson
--- (Zephyr). Richmond, California '87 -- '88
Project assistant for finishing polyester resin bases for
artist, Erte
--- Woodstock, New York 1993
Awarded art commission to create memorial tombstone
--- Millay Colony for the Arts. Austerlitz, NY 1997
Awarded Artist-in-Residency Grant
--- Change, Inc. New York City, New York 1998
Awarded Robert Rauschenberg Grant for Artists
--- Brick City Center for the Arts. Ocala, Florida 1999
Guest Workshop Instructor to teach visually impaired
students (TV and newspaper coverage)
--- Public School 72 Brooklyn, New York 1993
Served as Puerto Rican Role Model for hispanic community,
setting up workshops for autistic children, training staff
--- 51st Annual Art Show. Old Forge, New York 2003
Selected for Honorable Mention in the Masters Division
--- Annual Exhibit, Art League Sheffield, Mass. 2003
Selected for Honorable Mention
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