Hamilton King

The Hamilton King Award, created in 1965 by Mrs. Hamilton King in memory of her husband through a bequest, is presented annually for the best illustration in the Annual Exhibition executed by a member of the Society. One of the industry’s most prestigious awards, the selection is made by former recipients of this award and may be won only once.




2016 Honoree

Joe Ciardiello
Portraiture is an adventure in insight. It is far more than a rendering of the “seen.” It is a discussion of the observed, understood, felt, imagined, appreciated, judged, criticized, loathed, pitied. For a generation, Joe Ciardiello has, with the great gift of his own personal perspectiv ...
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