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05-09-2007, 07:37 AM
Just passing on some info. someone on here will find of use...

:bolt: must go and pick & pack orders.. I only get enough time to take a quick peek on NP nowadays :(
Y'all are keeping me busy FA REAL!!!
All the best!

Applications for the 2008 NICHE Awards are now available online at www.AmericanCraft.com. Artists can download an application at the newly revamped NICHE Awards web page. Other useful information includes updated rules and guidelines, as well as information about the 2008 NICHE Awards ceremony, special display and finalist notifications.

The NICHE Awards, sponsored by NICHE magazine, celebrate excellence and innovation in American and Canadian craft. Entry deadline for professionals is August 31, 2007; entry deadline for students is September 28, 2007.

Categories include Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Metal, Wood, Jewelry, Home Furnishings, Goblets, Judaica, Mixed Media, Narrative, Recycled, Teapots and more. New categories include Handmade Beads and Polymer Clay.

Judging is based on three main criteria:
• technical excellence, both in surface design and form
• market viability
• a distinct quality of unique, original and creative thought

Finalists are invited to display their work in the NICHE Awards exhibit at the February Philadelphia Buyers Market of American Craft, February 15-18, 2008, and will be included in the Winter 2008 issue of NICHE magazine. Winners will be announced at the February 2008 Buyers Market and featured in the Spring 2008 issue of NICHE magazine.


Tress Me
05-09-2007, 07:45 AM
OOOooooooooooooooooooooohhh, i wanna try! thanks for the link :)