2009 NICHE Awards Finalists
Congratulations to the following polymer clay artists on the achievement of becoming a finalist in the 2009 NICHE awards, sponsored by the NICHE Magazine, a publication of the Rosen Group.
Jewelry (Fashion) Category:
|Shibori Fringe Necklace
Jeffrey Lloyd Dever*
*Indicates IPCA members
Featured work: Jeffrey Lloyd Dever
Polymer Clay Has Found Its NICHE
NICHE Magazine Announces 2008 NICHE Awards Finalists
NICHE magazine, the exclusive trade publication for retailers of American craft, has announced the finalists for the 2008 NICHE Awards. Jurors selected 151 finalists out of more than 1,100 entries in 36 categories. The NICHE Awards program recognizes the outstanding creative achievements of American and Canadian craft artists who produce work for craft galleries and retail stores. Judging is based on three main criteria: technical excellence, both in surface design and form; market viability; and a distinct quality of unique, original and creative thought. Winners will be revealed at a ceremony on February 17, 2008, at the Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft, the nation's largest wholesale craft show, as well as featured in the Winter 2008 issue of NICHE magazine.