Each Festival,we have invited one juror to make the award for each prize categories. This years selections are:
JUROR: Dee Carson, Executive Director of Northwest Art Alliance
Artisan Tile NW advocates artistic excellence, innovation and awareness of handmade tile. The prize goes to the artist whose tile, in the opinion of the juror, displays excellent ceramic skills and an innovative approach to the theme “Feathered Friends”.
The award amount is $100
Winning Tile by Susan Cohen Thompson
Iridescent Bird Nourished by Full Moon
Tile Heritage Foundation Prize
JUROR : Ron Endlich, Antique tile collector.
Tile Heritage Foundation’s mission is to document and preserve tile history in the U.S., both past and present. The prize goes to the artist whose tile, in the opinion of the juror, best represents the ceramic traditions of North America in keeping with the “Feathered Friends” theme.
The prize consists of a check for $100 plus a $100 Centurion membership in Tile Heritage with a link to the artist’s website (total $200 value). If the winning artist is already a THF member we will advance her/his member expiration date by one year.
Winning Tile by Karen B. Morrice
Status Ceramics Prize
JUROR: Ginny Conrow, Artist/Owner of Conrow Porcelain Studio
Status Ceramics is a Seattle company dedicated to the art of handcrafted tiles. The prize goes to the artist whose tile, in the opinion of the juror, displays the most imaginative design and use of color in keeping with the “Feathered Friends” theme.
The award amount is $100 plus five days working in the Status studio to transfer an original image into a working mold, and execute and glaze up to 30 pieces.
Winning Tile by Kimmi Kerns
FEATHER FRIENDS MIRROR RAFFLE
Artisan Tile Northwest’s Collaborative Project
This summer the artists of ATNW gathered together to create unique tiles relating to the theme of this year’s annual Show: FEATHER FRIENDS. The result is this one of a kind tiled mirror.
Proceeds benefit Artisan Tile NW, a non-profit Handmade Tile Makers group, dedicated to the creation, promotion and preservation of the art and craft of handmade tiles.
$5 for one ticket
$10 for three tickets
Need not be present to win.
Drawing will be held on Sunday, Novemember 2nd, at 2PM.
Wilburton Pottery Studio Sale
October 24th and 25th
10am to 5pm
For directions and more info
new directions in china painting [paul lewing]
Tile Prospectus Form and Press Release Available
View additional information at the 2014 Tile Festival TAB and Drop Down Tab Online payment is available ATNW 2014 Tile Fest Prospectus PDF form Note: Show application deadline needs to be postmarked by Sept. 5th. Fee increases by $25 after that date. Juried show entry needs to be emailed by October 8th. Press release 2014(1) PDF form