List of Past Nominators

2022 Nominators/ Metal and metal Jewelry

Emily Zilber Director, Wharton Esherick Museum, Malvern, PA

Gail M. Brown, Independent curator

Patrick Benesch-Liu Editor, Ornament Magazine

Emily Zaiden Director, Craft in America

2021 Nominators/ Wood Furniture and Turned Wood

Bebe Pritam Johnson Owner of Pritam and Eaves, Studio Furniture Gallery

Professor Edward S. Cooke, Jr. Professor of American Decorative Arts in the Department of the History of Art at Yale University

Mark Leach Executive Director of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

Albert Lecoff Founder and past director of the Center for Art in Wood

2020 Visionary Artists Curators and Experts/ Honoring Ceramic Artist(s)

Jo Lauria Independent curator, former curator LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

Bruce Pepich Executive Director and Curator of Collections, Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI

Lee Eagle Craft Art Appraiser

Michael Monroe Independent curator, past Director of Curatorial Affairs of Bellevue Arts Museum, past curator of Renwick Gallery, past Executive Director of the American Craft Council

2019 Visionary Artists Curators and Experts; Honoring Jewelry

Emily Zaiden, Director, Craft in America

Jane Milosch Former Curator of Renwick Gallery; Director, Smithsonian Provenance Research Initiative

Carolyn Benesch Editor of Ornament Magazine

Barbara Paris Gifford Curator at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, NY

Elissa Auther Chief Curator, Museum of Art and Design, New York City, NY

2021 Delphi Award Nominators

Duane Reed Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, MO

Lewis Wexler Wexler Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Mark Leach Director and Chief Curator, Mint Museum of Craft + Design, Charlotte, NC

Lee Eagle Art Appraiser

2021 Delphi Curators

Mary Savig Assistant Curator Renwick Gallery, Washington, DC

Anna Walker Assistant Curator, Houston Museum, TX

Glenn Adamson Past Curator of Museum of Art and Design, New York City, NY