Artistic Achievement Award - Visual Arts
Recognizes excellence and accomplishment in any of the visual arts, including theatre & film.
Santiago Cal was born in Belize, Central America. He studied sculpture at Kutztown University (B.F.A.) and Virginia Commonwealth University (M.F.A.). He now lives and works in Lincoln, where he teaches sculpture at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln. His artworks have been exhibited at Casa de Las Americas in Havana, Cuba, Museo de Arté y Diseño Contemporañeo in San Jose, Costa Rica, Galeriá Sol del Rio in Guatemala City, Guatemala, Galeria Sala Mendoza in Caracas, Venezuela, Ex Teresa Arte Actual in Mexico City, Mexico, Art Museum of the Americas in Washington D.C., Rare Gallery in New York City, Kaohsiung Fine Arts Museum in Kaohsuing, Taiwan and La Capella in Barcelona, Spain, among other international venues.