THESE ARE SOME RECENT EXHIBITIONS AND AWARDS
WE'VE WON 53, (but who's counting, ha) ART SHOW AWARDS AND RIBBONS IN RECENT YEARS
We have not won an award here, but we've been honored by being invited to exhibit at the Smithsonian Craft Fair in Washington, D.C., four of the last five years, 2011-12, 2014-15 .
"Awards of Merit", Winter Park Art Fair, Winter Park, Florida, March, 2011, 2012, 2013.
"Best of Show, Fiber", Uptown Art Fair, Minneapolis, MN. 2011, 2013.
"Award of Merit", Under the Oaks Art Fair, Vero Beach, Florida, 2011.
"Award of Merit" Fiesta Arts Fair, Southwest School of Art and Craft, San Antonio, TX, 2010.
"Award of Merit" Central Pennsylvania Festival of Arts, State College, PA 2009 and 2010. Award of Distinction, 2014.
Ann Arbor Summer Art Fair, Ann Arbor, 1985-2010. Best of Guild, 1996, Best of Leather(State Street) 2005, Award of Excellence, Second Place Overall State Street, 2006. Honorable Mention, 2010.
"Best of Leather" Tempe Festival of Art, Tempe AZ, March, 1995, 2005, Dec., 2009.
"Best of Show, Fiber", Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, The Woodlands, TX 2009.
"Artist of Note", South Miami Art Festival, Miami, FL 2009.
Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburg, PA Juror's Award of Merit, 2002.
Austin Art Museum "Fiesta", Austin, TX First Place Award in 3D Miscellaneous Category, 1991, 95, 98; Leather Category, 1999. On site juror, 1992, 96, 97, 99.
Honorable Mention, 1996, Laumeier Contemporary Arts and Crafts Festival, St. Louis, MO 1992-2002.
Texas State Arts and Crafts Fair, Kerrville, TX 1980, 1982-2002, On site juror, 1997, 99, 02. Slide juror, 00, 02. First Place in Leather Category, 1995, 96, 98, 00, 02.
Marquette, MI, "Art on the Rocks", Best of Category, 2002.
Award of Merit, New Smyrna, FL "Images" 1991.
Cover of "Sunshine Artists" magazine, Nov. 1983.
Award of Merit, Memphis, TN Pink Palace Fine Crafts Fair, 1995, 98, 99.
First Place in Fiber, Red River Revel, Shreveport, LA 1992.
Feature article with photos, "Texas Monthly Magazine", December, 1993.
Honorable Mention, Tulsa International Mayfest, Tulsa, OK 1994.
Miami Beach Festival of Arts, Third place in Craft Category, 1993.
Third Place in Fiber Category, Toledo OH Crosby Gardens, 1997, 99.
Award of Merit, Smokey River Crafts Festival, Salina, KS 1999.
Best of Other, Art on the Rocks, Marquette, MI 2002.
First Place in Leather Category, Bayou City Art Festival, Houston, Texas, Fall, 2000, 2002.
Honorable Mention(Fourth Place, entire show), Midland Septemberfest, 2005.
Finalist(Best of Show, Leather), Uptown Art Fair, 2005, 2014, Minneapolis, MN
Merit Award, Woodland Art Fair, Lexington, KY 2006.
Award of Merit, Morning Glory Crafts Fair, Milwaukee, WI 2007.
Best in Fiber Award, Boardwalk Art Show and Festival 2008.
Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Best in category, Fibers, Wearable, Krasl Art Fair on the Bluff, St. Joseph, MI. 2012, 2013.