Presenting the Exhibiting Artist award winners of our 2021 58th Annual Piedmont Craftsmen Fair:
Since 2015, Exhibiting Members in Fiber Linda Sanders and Beverly Dawson have presented the Dawson and Sanders Award of Excellence in the Fiber Arts. This year’s winner is:
Wendy Allen, Member in Fiber since 2012 from Durham, NC
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.
Anne McLean, Member in Mixed-Media since 2020 from Hillsboro, NC
Erica Stankwytch Bailey, Member in Jewelry since 2005 from Arden, NC
Harry Hearne, Member in Clay since 2020 from Murphy, NC