At the Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair, three exhibiting artists were presented with an Award of Excellence. A three person committee, which changes every year, is invited to choose three artists who are Exhibiting Members of Piedmont Craftsmen whose work (regardless of medium) exemplifies Piedmont Craftsmen’s standards of technical excellence, creativity, and innovation.
The Honorees at the 2017 Fair were:
Evan Berding, Exhibiting Member in Wood since 2017
Vicki Essig, Exhibiting Member in Fiber since 2000
Amy Flynn, Exhibiting Member in Mixed Media since 2017
Since 2015, Exhibiting Members in Fiber Linda Sanders and Beverly Dawson have presented the Dawson and Sanders Award of Excellence in the Fiber Arts.
Their selected 2019 Award Winner was Wendy Allen, Exhibiting Member in Fibers since 2012