Carnegie Craft 2017

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Juried Biennial Exhibition

April 7 – 30, 2017
Opening and Awards Reception  Friday April 7, 7 – 9:30pm

Carnegie Craft 2017 invitationCarnegie Craft 2017 presents a premiere showcase of excellence in craft of both emerging and established professional crafts people. There will be a wide range of material categories which include ceramic, wood, textile, metal, glass and mixed media. The Carnegie Craft is a juried biennial exhibition. During the evening of the opening reception, winners of the following awards will be announced: Best in Show, Awards of Excellence and five media- specific awards.

The jurors this year are Judith Tinkl and Roger Kerslake. Judith Tinkl has been a fibre artist for over forty years teaching, exhibiting and volunteering. Tinkl is a very active member in many craft organizations. Roger Kerslake is a potter and teacher known for creating finely-crafted functional ware, unique hand-built organic vessels and textural murals.

Congratulations to the winners in all categories for Carnegie Craft!
Best in Show – Scott Barnim for Persian jug
Best Design – Marla Panko for Goal Oriented Map
Best Craftsmanship – Dani Ortman for Blue Heron
Best Ceramics – Cynthia O’Brien for Bertha Moon
Best Glass – Layne Verbeek for Russet Envelope
Best Textile – Pat Burns for Summer Solstice Kimono
Best Metal – Gillian Batcher for Burnt Stew Trail
Best Wood – Paul Thompson for Acacia Box
People’s Choice –Noelle Hamlyn for Bricks

Layne Verbeek, "Russet Envelope", glass