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sculptor

Raymond John Kaskey, American sculptor. Registered architect, Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia. Fellow National Sculpture Society (Mistress Louis Bennett award 1981, Henry Hering Memorial medal 1986, 93); member American Institute of Architects (Excellence award 1985).

Background

Kaskey, Raymond John was born on February 22, 1943 in Pittsburgh. Son of Raymond John and Katherine (Stupak) Kaskey.

Education

Bachelor of Architecture, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1967. Master Environmental Design, Yale University, 1969.

Career

Assistant professor design School Architecture, University Maryland, College Park, 1969-1976. Architect Robert Bell Associate, Washington, 1976-1981. Owner, sculptor Raymond Kaskey Studios, Brentwood, Maryland, since 1981.

Visiting critic School Architecture, Yale University, New Haven, 1977, Kansas State University, Manhattan, 1978. Member advisory board James Wilbur Johnston Sculpture Competition, Washington, since 1981.

Achievements

  • A fellow of the American Institute of Architects, he has received the prestigious Henry Hering Medal from the National Sculpture Society for his sculpture Portlandia, as well as many other awards and commissions nationwide. For example, he won a lawsuit against Paramount Pictures over the inclusion of his statue Portlandia in background shots to the Madonna film Body of Evidence.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Principal works include civic sculpture Portland, Oregon, 1985, National Law Enforcement Memorial, 1993, National World World War II Memorial, 2004.

Membership

Fellow National Sculpture Society (Mistress Louis Bennett award 1981, Henry Hering Memorial medal 1986, 93). Member American Institute of Architects (Excellence award 1985).

Connections

Married Sherrell Lewis.

father:
Raymond John Kaskey

mother:
Katherine (Stupak) Kaskey

spouse:
Sherrell Lewis.