SDA Conference Award - 2009

2009 SDA Off the Grid Conference Award Recipients

The work of these artists has been recognized for surface design innovation by a judge or juror at an SDA Conference.

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Jane Ogren - JEFO Bubbles #618

Jane Ogren
Pittsburgh, PA

JEFO Bubbles #618

Joy Stocksdale Best in Show
Member Show: Surface Matters


Clay McLaurin - LaceClay McLaurin
Athens, GA

Lace

Second Place (tie)
Member Show: Surface Matters


Linda Lewis - Money

Linda Lewis
Edinburg, TX

Money

Second Place (tie)
Member Show: Surface Matters


Natalya Aikens - PiterNatalya Aikens
Pleasantville, NY

Piter 

Third Place (tie)
Member Show: Surface Matters


Judy Bales - Summer GrassJudy Bales
Fairfield, IA

Summer Grass 

Third Place (tie)
Member Show: Surface Matters


Shin-Hee Chin - Comfort and Peace

Shin-Hee Chin
McPherson, KS

Comfort and Peace

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Susan Lasch Krevitt - Net Work: Thin Slice

Susan Lasch Krevitt
Thousand Oaks, CA

Net Work: Thin Slice 

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Janet Lipkin - Wonder

Janet Lipkin

Richmond, CA

Wonder

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Leisa Rich - Nano

Leisa Rich

Atlanta, GA

Nano

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Luanne Rimel - Stone Silence

Luanne Rimel

St. Louis, MO

Stone Silence

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Kathy Weaver - Damaged Morphology

Kathy Weaver
Highland Park, ID

Damaged Morphology

Honorable Mention
Member Show: Surface Matters


Jabbar Khatri - Bandhani mulberry silk stoleJabbar Khatri
Bhuj, India

Bandhani mulberry silk stole

SDA Award of Excellence
Member Show: Surface Matters


Susan Bowman - Leaf MatrixSusan Bowman
Colorado Springs, CO

Leaf Matrix

Handweavers Guild of America Award 
Member Show: Surface Matters


Carole Waller - Mountain Coat, Quilted Coat, Organza DressCarole Waller
Bath, UK

Mountain Coat, Quilted Coat, Organza Dress

First Place 
Fashion Show: Textile Fusion


Jorie Johnson - 3a. Sumi Silk Series: Jacket 1, 1a. Sumi Silk Series: vest 1Jorie Johnson
Kyoto, Japan

3a. Sumi Silk Series: Jacket 1, 1a. Sumi Silk Series: vest 1

Second Place
Fashion Show: Textile Fusion


Eulanda Sanders - Metalling with Fibers XXXII: Desert Sunset, Metalling with Fibers XXXIIIEulanda Sanders
Fort Collins, CO

Metalling with Fibers XXXII: Desert Sunset, Metalling with Fibers XXXIII

Third Place 
Fashion Show: Textile Fusion


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Xiaopei Wu
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Venus Anadyomene

First Place
Student Show: Points of Departure


Heather Marie Macali -Twinks Reject

Heather Macali
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Twinks Reject

Second Place
Student Show: Points of Departure


Rubi McGrory - Softball

Rubi McGrory
Savannah College of Art & Design, GA

Softball

Third Place
Student Show: Points of Departure


Joann Weiss - Calendar

Joanne Weis
University of Louisville, KY

Calendar

SDA Award of Excellence
Student Show: Points of Departure

 

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