The Knox College Alumni Achievement Award, established in 1938, recognizes outstanding career achievements by graduates who attended Knox or Lombard College for at least one full academic year. The Knox College Young Alumni Award, established in 2004, is given to one alumna or alumnus 35 years of age or under who has exhibited exceptional work in a field or endeavor, community, state, or nation.
Ceramics artist Harvey Sadow's work has appeared in more than 100 juried and invitational exhibitions, and he has held numerous solo exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world. His work is part of the permanent collections of dozens of museums, including Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, The American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pasadena, The International Museum of Ceramic Art in China, and the Canberra Art Institute in Australia. His work can also be seen in collections at The World Bank, The Bureau of National Affairs, and The White House Collection of American Crafts.
"Harvey Sadow graduated from Knox College in 1968, and went on to earn both a master of arts and master of fine arts degree from the School of Art and Art History at The University of Iowa. He is a leading innovator in the ceramic arts and has exhibited his work to consistently rave reviews both in the U.S. and abroad.
Upon the completion of his graduate studies, Harvey taught at Millikin University and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. After seven years of full-time teaching, he made the decision to leave academia, intent on learning more about studio practice and the mechanics of the art world.""
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