NASHVILLE, TN – May 9, 2019 – Tennessee Craft announces the 48th Annual Spring Tennessee Craft Fair Awards.
Every spring, Tennessee Craft presents awards to select exhibitors in recognition of their work. These awards fulfill the mission of Tennessee Craft to create opportunities for independent craft artists to thrive through talent growth, professional development and unique exhibition events.
Dale Strand BEST OF SHOW (Glass) – Memphis
Alexis Colbert MERIT (Clay) – Franklin
Will Connor MERIT (Photography) – Nashville
Jim McGie MERIT (Wood) – Athens
Jan Havens MERIT (Printmaking) – Nashville
Tina Brunetti MERIT (Mixed Media) – Loudon
Susan Marling MERIT (Fiber/Textile) – Acworth, GA
Larry & Deborah Drake MERIT (Jewelry) – Nashville
Brie Flora BEST NEW EXHIBITOR (Jewelry) – Cookeville
Emerging Makers Tent Juror Peg Fredi chose to honor:
Cheryl Benus BEST EMERGING MAKER (Clay) – Nashville
Will Winton MERIT (Furniture) – Sewanee
Brooke Gillon BEST DISPLAY (Clay) – Nashville
Susan Lawless BEST FRESH IDEA (Clay) – Clarksville
Tennessee Craft – Plateau BEST COLLABORATION
The Tennessee Craft Fairs offer patrons unique fine art and craft worth collecting, directly from juried, award-winning craft artists worth supporting. The exhibitions provide the public numerous opportunities to meet the artists, admire their creativity and learn what inspires them.
For more information, visit www.tennesseecraft.org/events/craft-fairs.
About Tennessee Craft
Tennessee Craft is a member-driven nonprofit arts organization dedicated to creating opportunities for Tennessee’s independent craft artists to thrive. Since 1965, Tennessee Craft has been the only networked community of craft artists across the state, with local chapters and regional opportunities for talent growth, professional development, and one-of-a-kind exhibitions, paired with high-visibility public exhibitions.
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