Academy Holds 30th Annual Awards of Sport Ceremony

By November 7, 2014News & Events

The Academy’s 30th Annual Awards of Sport Ceremony was held at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 6, 2014, in honor of the 2014 Sport Artists of the Year, Ms. Miriam Cabello (Painter) (right) and Ms. Gail Folwell (Sculptor) (middle). In addition, the Academy honored Dr. Bonnie Tiell (left) as the 2014 Alumna of the Year.

Following the award presentations, Folwell unveiled her sculpture, Pas de Deux, which features an exchange between two hockey players.  Cabello, unveiled her piece entitled, Ron Richards I , which she completed in 2011 as a portion of her current “White Rope” series, featuring Aboriginal boxing legends.  Both exquisite pieces are now housed in the American Sport Art Museum and Archives in Daphne, Ala.