M a r y S a n d S t u d i o

News & Exhibitions


2015 - Gallery representation at Art Beijing 1-3 May.

2015 - Commissioned by Equestrian Sport Productions FTI WEF to create Potcreek Meadow Farm Junior Sportsmanship Trophy

2014 - Commissioned by customer overseas to cast new sculpture Running Free. The initial edition was given to his significant other for her birthday. It's now a bronze limited edition of 18.

2014 - Commissioned to create the Sport About Performance Hunter 3'6" Perpetual Trophy for Michigan Hunter Jumper Association.

2014 - Commissioned by Kendall Meijer to create the Tundra Regular Conformation Hunter Trophy for Michigan Hunter Jumper Association

2014 - Commissioned Laura Adderley to create a sculpture of her Hunter.

2013 - Commissioned by Lydia Williams to create a portrait in oil of Dora.

2013 - Commissioned by Sabrina Hellman to create a bronze sculpture of her horse Woodstock with trainer Hope Glynn on board, jumping over a fence. One edition will serve as the Performance Hunters Trophy at the USEF headquarters in Lexington Ky.

2013 - Commissioned by Victoria Klein of Portola Valley CA, to create a sculpture of her 3-day Eventer Griffin.

2012 - Commissioned by Doug Hewson, Canada, to create a portrait sculpture of his wife Marisia's horse Welte.

Hickstead statue on the cover of Horse Sport Magazine

  Beezie Madden with Judgement ISF Perpetual Trophy  

Hickstead statue on the cover of Horse Sport Magazine

2012 - Commissioned by Spruce Meadows to create life-size statue of legendary Showjumping Stallion Hickstead. Unveiling of statue took place at Spruce Meadows during the 2012 Master's Tournament in the International Arena prior to the CN International.

Below is a link to the emotional tribute to Hickstead with the statue being unveiled by owner and rider Eric Lamaze and co-owner John Fleischhacker.

Spruce Meadows Hickstead Tribute

National Sculpture Society 79th Annual Exhibition Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys Island, South Carolina 5 August - 28 October, 2012

2012 - Commissioned to create a Lifesize sculpture of a Foal.

Riding Magazine March 2012 - Creating the Hickstead Trophy; Mary Sand's labor of love to pay tribute to an equine hero. (more...)

2012 Equine Canada Annual Convention - Inaugural Hickstead Trophy for Horse of the Year presented to owners of Hickstead. Hickstead awarded "2011 Horse of the Year"

Equine Canada Press Release

2012 Just World International, 9th Annual Fundraising Gala
JustWorld International Fundraising Gala Raises Over $280,000

JustWorld Press Release

2011 Commissioned by EQUINE CANADA to create the HICKSTEAD TROPHY

Chapman Gallery Winter Show 2011, Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, Inc.  115th Annual Open Juried Exhibition, October 4-28 The National Arts Club, NYC
Maggie receives the Charlotte Dunwiddie Memorial award for traditional sculpture

National Sculpture Society, NYC "Love", 2011 Online Exhibition featuring the works of 61 NSS members.
Bucks County Sculpture Show, September 15 - October 6, 2011

"The Horse in Fine Art ", American Academy of Equine Art Invitational Exhibition at Spindletop Hall.
Lexington KY - April 15 through May 28, 2011

EQUINE EXCELLENCE MAGAZINE, Issue 10 "Bronze Horses for Eternity" Article that describes how I began sculpting and the process of creating bronze sculptures from start to finish.

Beezie Madden rode to victory in the $80,000 Syracuse Sporthorse Cup and earned the Judgement ISF Perpetual Trophy for the best horse.

"A Salute to the World Equestrian Games 2010", An invitational exhibition with the American Academy of Equine Art, Inc., in partnership with the Keeneland Foundation.
Lexington History Museum, Lexington KY - April 16 through November 1, 2010

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF EQUINE ART, 2010 Fall Open Juried Exhibition 17 September - 22 October, 2010
Maggie awarded the Leonard J. Meiselman Award for Sculpture
"Back Where It All Began" Fundraiser at Hampton Classic, Bridgehampton Community House, Sept. 2, 2010

2009/2010 EX ARTE EQUINUS III International Equine Art Competition
, presented by Art Horse Magazine
Maggie awarded 2nd place and Showtime awarded 6th place for sculpture

Syracuse Invitational Sporthorse Tournament, 126th National Horse Show
, October 28-November 1 2009
Selected by Iron Spring Farm to create the Judgement ISF Perpetual Trophy
Judgement ISF to be honored in final public appearance during the Animal Planet Sporthorse Cup, Sunday, November 1, 2009

32st Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show - 17 September - 7 October 2009
Showtime sculpture awarded 2nd place

2009, Bucks County Community College Invited to speak to sculpture class

American Academy of Equine Art  12-2008, Associate member of the American Academy of Equine Art
2008, 1 of 2 finalists for 125% life-size equestrian statue for the town of Woodside California

2008/2009 Ex Arte Equinus II International Equine Art Competition, presented by Art Horse Magazine
Breathtaking awarded 2nd place and Young Hunter awarded 3rd place for sculpture.

American Academy of Equine Art , 2008 Fall Open Juried Exhibition, International Museum of the Horse, William Kenton Gallery, Kentucky Horse Park - 20 September - 31 November 2008

2008, 2 November - Open Studio to Arcadia University students

Phillips' Mill 79th Annual Art Exhibition - 20 September - 25 October 2008, New Hope PA.
Received Inn at Phillips Mill Award for Sculpture in memory of Shaun M. Miller

31st Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show - Keenan Motors, Doylestown PA.
2008, 12 November - Delaware Valley College, Invited to speak at college.
2008, 1 of 4 finalists, in collaboration with NSS sculptor Lawrence Noble, for the Thomas Dove Keizur Statue, Keizer Oregon
2008, Commissioned to create The La Scala Restaurant Perpetual Trophy "A" Low Amateur Owner Hunter 18 & Over
2008, Upperville Horse and Colt Show, Upperville, Virginia
2008, Artists' Studio Tour, Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce, Doylestown, Pennsylvania
2008, Sabine Rose Gallery, Grand re-opening, Doylestown, Pennsylvania

2007 - Commissioned to create Jim Mitchell Memorial Trophy, San Diego, California
Bucks County Designer House & Gardens -
Fieldstone Farm, 1515 Sugar Bottom Road, Furlong, PA

Sculptures and Paintings provided to Gracious Living Interiors, designer of "An Equestrian Lover's Master Retreat" 30 April - 30 May 2010

2007 - 78th Annual Phillips' Mill Art Exhibition, New Hope, Pennsylvania

30th Annual Bucks County Sculpture Show, 21 Sept. - 11 Oct. 2007
"Young Hunter" awarded 3rd place
2007, Menlo Charity Horse Show, Menlo Circus Club, Atherton California
2007, 1 of 3 finalists for life-size equestrian statue for United States Dressage Federation headquarters, Kentucky Horse Park
Invited by United States Dressage Federation to place an edition of the horse and rider performing the Half-Pass into their Hall of Fame, within the USDF Headquarters located at the Kentucky Horse Park.

2007 MFHA Traveling Art Exhibition, Organized by Cross Gate Gallery in Lexington Kentucky, the traveling art exhibition will open in New York City in January of 2007 with the annual Hunt Ball and travel through 12 major cities across America, including Canada, during 2007.

Janine Klein Memorial Trophy, Dressage at Devon
Sponsored by Janine's friends, family and colleagues at Glaxo Smith Kline
Awarded to Ashley Holzer, winner of FEI Intermediaire I Freestyle

American Academy of Equine Art , 2006 Fall Open Juried Exhibition, International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park - 22 September - 31 October 2006

2007 Attended Richard MacDonald's Juried Master's Sculptor Workshop.

Dressage Festival of Champions and Pan American Games Selection Trials, USET Headquarters
Gladstone, New Jersey , 14-17 June 2007
2005, 2006, 2007 Equestrian Life Gallery Devon Horse Show & Country Fair
2006, Buck's County Audobon Society's Wildlife Day, Solebury Pennsylvania, May 2006
2004, "Stallions, Ponies and Unicorns" Exhibition, National Sculpture Society, New York City
2002, ROLEX 3-Day event, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington Kentucky
2002, "Sports Sculpture" Exhibition, National Sculpture Society, New York City
2001, American Academy of Equine Art Fall Showcase, Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington Kentucky
2001, Portola Valley Classic, Portola Valley California
2001, Woodside Barn Dance, Runnymede Sculpture Farm, Woodside California
1998, Los Altos Hounds Barn tour Charter Oak Equestrian Center, Woodside California
1997, Stanford Red Barn Festival, Palo Alto California
1997, Gallerie International, Palo Alto California
1997, Fine Arts in Metal, Sacramento California


Copyright © 1997 - 2015 Sand Seelmann Sculptures, Mary Sand Studio - All rights reserved