Every year at Piedmont Craftsmen’s Fair, three exhibiting artists are 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 2019 Fair were:
Kristin Schoonover, Exhibiting Member in clay since
Amy Flynn, Exhibiting Member in Mixed Media since
Linda F Gourley, Exhibiting Member in Printmaking since
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 Kami Watson, Exhibiting Member in Fibers since 2019