Lois Teicher to Receive Benard L. Maas Prize for Fine Arts, May 29, 2014 at The Berman
May 12, 2014 | Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
The Benard L. Maas Foundation, in cooperation with the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, has named Lois Teicher the recipient of the 2014 Benard L. Maas Prize for Achievement in Fine Arts.
The Maas Prize is awarded annually to celebrate and honor individuals and organizations whose work enhances Jewish life in Michigan in the categories of performing arts, fine arts, and humanities. The 2014 award is being given in the fine arts category and will be presented at Federation’s 10th Annual Leadership Awards Night on Thursday, May 29, 2014, 5:15 p.m. at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts, 6600 West Maple in the West Bloomfield .
An artist who continuously challenges herself to grow intellectually, Teicher has shared what she has learned through an extraordinary body of work. There is no other Jewish woman of her experience or stature working as a sculptor in the region. Creating sculptures for specific sites, she demonstrates a mastery of techniques and knowledge of structure, materials and fabrication resulting in installations that are truly exceptional. Among her many honors, Lois has received the Michigan Governors Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Michigan Art and Patrons Award from the Arts Foundation of Michigan and the Mayors Artist Award in Dearborn, Michigan.
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