Organization: deCordova Museum and Sculpture Park

July 2021

Lars-Erik Fisk

Lars-Erik Fisk was awarded the 2002 Rappaport Prize for his playful and creative series of spherical sculptures.

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July 2021

Matt Saunders

It was transformative, immediately…and practically! I built my own color darkroom—something I’d only dreamed of before.

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July 2021

Suara Welitoff

What an honor to have received the Rappaport Prize from the DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum! And to be included in the list of artists I so admire.

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July 2021

David Cole

Art can be both intellectually rigorous and conceptually accessible without compromising either value—I think it comes closest to its purpose when it is.

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July 2021

Sam Durant

The award allowed me to produce a new project, entitled Iconoclasm, which was produced in Singapore and Los Angeles and debuted at Library Street Collective in Detroit.

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July 2021

Jennifer Hall

“Receiving the first Rappaport Art Prize was a tremendous boost to my professional standing as a New England artist. Jerome and Phyllis understand this value for both individual artists and our arts community. I have enjoyed watching the award members grow to become a true force for the DeCordova, New England and beyond.”

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July 2021

Daniela Rivera

The Prize allowed me to move political aspects of my work from a solo studio practice to one that can engage with communities and pursue inclusivity through shared authorship.

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