Category: Awards

Terra Nova: Accolades for the Book

Terra Nova Cover

It has already been a bit over a year since the ground breaking show, “Terra Nova: Polymer Art at the Crossroads” opened at the Racine Art Museum.  The show received lots of positive attention and brought many visitors to the museum over the course of its run.   One year later, the accompanying volume, “Terra Nova: Polymer at the Crossroads”, designed by Jeffrey Lloyd Dever and his team at Dever Designs has won a

Kathleen Dustin: Turning Blue into Gold

Kathleen Dustin, Blue Layered Fragment, 2011

Kathleen Dustin had a memorable third week of April.    While she has exhibited at the Smithsonian Craft fair a number of times before, this year she won The Gold Award.   Dustin’s work has been highly noteworthy for many years, so what in particular caught the three judges’ attention this year?

10 Polymer Works Among Niche Finalists


Louise Fischer Cozzi, Necklace Belt II, 2008 Niche Magazine has announced the finalists for their 2010 Niche Awards. In addition to 4 in the polymer category, 6 other polymer works are among this year's finalist.

Election Day News Break


Sandra McCaw, Persian Cuff, 2007, polymer, gold leaf Today Sandra McCaw announced that she is also a candidate for the 2009 Niche Award. Here’s what Sandra just wrote about her work:

Niche Award Redux


Jeffrey Lloyd Dever, Summer’s Opulence, 2008 5.25″w x D 3.75″d x H 1.5″h, polymer, various wire Jeff Dever’s lush bracelet, Summer’s Opulence, will also vie for a 2009 Niche award. Here’s what Jeff recently wrote about this pieces: