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November 5th, 2012

The Smithsonian American Art Museum has granted Kathy Butterly its Contemporary Artist Award. Butterly will receive $25,000 as the winner of the award, granted annually to an artist younger than fifty who demonstrates exceptional creativity and has produced a significant body of artwork that is considered emblematic of this period in contemporary art. The jurors stated that “her small, nuanced, labor-intensive sculptures are richly communicative and …each enigmatic work balances between humor and horror, seduction and repulsion, abstraction and figuration”. Read the article via The Smithsonian