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Jan Sturza Heginbotham, American sculptor. Recipient Mayor Washington award, 1981, Orion Nova award, Allied Artists American, 1982, Members and Associates award, 1986, Maryland Metals award, Washington County Museum Fine Arts, 2003, 2004, Graduate Sculptors award, American University, 1992; fellow, 1990-1992; Merit scholar, Scottsdale (Arizona) Artist's School, 1987.


Heginbotham, Jan Sturza was born on December 8, 1954 in Flushing, New York, United States. Daughter of Herman and Evelyn (Cantor) Sturza.


Bachelor in Art Education, U. Maryland., 1975;private study, Boris Blai, Philadelphia, 1976-1978;Master of Fine Arts, American U., 1992.


Teacher sculpture workshops, Landen School, Bethesda, Maryland., 1985-1997;teacher sculpture workshops, Arlington County, Virginia, 1993;teacher sculpture workshops, Holy Family College, Philadelphia, 1985;teacher sculpture workshops, Columbia Union College, Takoma Park, Maryland., 1987;workshop coordinator, Arlington (Virginia) Art Center, 1986-1990, 93;sculpture teaching assistant, American U., 1990-1992;visiting artist, American U., 1998.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Cannon Rotunda, United States Congress, Washington, 1985, Holy Family College, Philadelphia, 1985, Staunton (Virginia) Fine Art Association, 1989, McCrillis Gardens Gallery, Bethesda, Maryland, 1990, American University, Washington, 1992, Art Institute Gallery, Salisbury, Maryland, 1999, Exquisite Designs Gallery, Reston, Virginia, 2001, Glenview Mansion Gallery, Rockville Civic Center, 2004, exhibited in group shows at Perry House Gallery, Alexandria, Virginia, 1997, Lexington Art Center, Kentucky, 1997, University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1999, Raab Gallery, Philadelphia, 1999, National Small Sculpture, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, 2000, Nathan B. Rosen Museum, Boca Raton, Florida, 2002, 2004, 2006, Craig Flinner Contemporary, Baltimore, 2001-2004, Washington County Museum Fine Art, Hagerstown, Maryland, 2003, 2004, Palm Springs Desert Museum, California, 2005, Attleboro Museum, Massachusetts, 2005, Owensboro (Kentucky) Museum, 2005, Burton Marinkovich Gallery, Washington.


Member funded commission proposals Montgomery Public Schools, 1985, Maryland National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Silver Spring, 1987, 1991. Active public commission Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, 1988. Member of Great Falls Artists, Washington Project for Arts, Washington Sculptors Group.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, photography, bicycling, yoga.


Married Donald Wesley Heginbotham, August 3, 1975.

Herman Sturza

Evelyn (Cantor) Sturza

Donald Wesley Heginbotham