120 CRAFT ARTISTS TO PARTICIPATE IN 2016 SMITHSONIAN CRAFT SHOW
120 artists were chosen to participate in the 34th annual Smithsonian Craft Show. The three-person jury that included Joyce Lovelace, contributing editor of American Craft magazine; Carol Sauvion, creator, executive producer and director of the documentary series Craft in America; and Anna Walker, Windgate Foundation Curatorial Fellow for Contemporary Craft at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston selected the artists from a pool of nearly 1,100 applicants.
The exhibitors represent 33 states. The following is a regional breakdown:
15 artists: California
12 artists: Massachusetts
8 artists: Illinois and North Carolina
7 artists: Pennsylvania
5 artists: New Hampshire
4 artists: Florida, Maine, Rhode Island, Virginia, Washington State, and Wisconsin
3 artists: Maryland and Ohio
2 artists: Colorado, Minnesota, and Vermont
1 artist: Alabama, Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, and West Virginia
Click here for a list of the selected artists.