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strictly functional awards

updated tue 5 oct 10


Jean Lehman on tue 30 apr 96

Fourth Annual SFPN AWARDS
Phyllis Blair Clark has made her decisions! She selected them all except
the ones that were awarded by individuals. There are $1500 in cash awards,
$1000 in purchase awards and over $1200 worth of prizes and gift
certificates from pottery suppliers.

I had the pleasure of working at the exhibit today and LOVED all the
positive comments. I was SO proud. AND I sold $1310 worth of the pieces!!!

The show is up and running on the internet today. Check it out at

Best of Show: $300.00 (purchase award) Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen
William Shinn for his X-Vase.
First Place: $250.00 (cash award) Standard Ceramic Supply Co.
Malcolm Davis for his Oval Teapot.
Second Place: $200.00 (cash award) Market House Craft Center
Brian Van Nostrand for his Stoneware Jar.
Third Place: $150.00 (cash award) MHCC
Jack Troy for his Paddled Pot.
Fourth Place: $100.00 (cash award) MHCC
Jan Hoyman for her 24 inch Sunflower Platter.
4 Juror's Choice Awards $75.00 MHCC (cash awards)
Ben Culbertson for his Teapot.
Bill Griffith for his Oval Baking Dish.
Jeff Oestrich for his Fish Dish.
Lenore Vanderkooi for her Teapot.
10 Honorable Mention $50.00 (Laguna Clay Co., Standard Ceramic Co.,Penn-Mo
Fire Brick Co., and MHCC)
Linda Arbuckle for her Oval Platter.
Jim Connell forhis Green Carved Vase.
Malcolm Davis for his Oval Teapot.
Diane Kenney for her Platter.
Lynn Lais for the Bowl.
Ginny Marsh for her Casserole.
Ellen Shankin for her Pitcher.
Peter Sohngen for his 8 Sided Platter.
Brad Tucker for his Tall Vase.
Russell Wrankle for his Teapot.

The Collector's Award: $200.00 (purchase award)
Awarded by Tom Judy to Fred Johnston for his Fish and Bird Head Jars.

Excellence in Firing Technique: $200.00 (purchase award)
Awarded by Bob Stana to Vernon Owens for his Jar With Rope Pattern.

Zimmerman, Pfannebecker & Nuffort Award: $100.00 (purchase award)
Awarded to Ellen Shankin for her Pitcher

Excellence in Form & Function: $100.00 (purchase award)
Awarded by Jean B. Lehman, Project Director to Posey Bacopoulos for her
Beaked Pitcher.

Founders Award: $100.00 (purchase award)
Awarded by Scott R. Jones for Excellence in Functional Design to Sarah
Jaeger for her Teapot.

12 Prizes Awarded:
Dwain Naragon for Geometric Interplay. $100 gift certificate from Amaco
Frank Pitcher for his baking dish. $100 gift certificate from Amaco
Frank Pitcher for his baking dish. One Giffin Grip
Posey Bacopoulos for her Beaked Pitcher. One Giffin Grip
Barbara Donovan for her Serengeti Candlesticks. ITC Kiln Repair Kit, a $125
Deborah Shapiro for her pair of bud vases. ITC Kiln Repair Kit, a $125 value
Laura Nuchols for her Rubinia Blossom Teapot. ITC Kiln Repair Kit, a $125 value
Sandi Pierontozzi for her Chimney Cap Cruet Set. ITC Kiln Repair Kit, a
$125 value
Greg Schatz for his Breakfast Set. $100 gift certificate from Laguna Clay Co.
Gary Hulin for his Large Pitcher. $100 gift certificate from Laguna Clay Co.
Bonnie Seeman for her Cup, Saucer and Base. 1 yr. membership to The Orton
Firing Institute
Rand Heazlitt for his Woodfired Bowl. 1 yr. membership to The Orton Firing
Best *Packaging for Shipping* Award
from the Unpacking Committee, no monetary value but lots of good vibes :-)
Awarded to Greg Schatz for packing his Breakfast Set.

Jean Lehman on sun 8 apr 01

2001 Awards: 9th Annual Strictly Functional Pottery National
Juror: Linda Christianson

Best of Show: Robert W. Archambeau's Side Handle Teacrock
$500 Standard Ceramic Supply

First Place: Rachel Deist's Crystalline Ewer
$300 Del Val Potter's Supply Company

Second Place: Sanam Emami's Vase
$250 Lancaster Designer Craftsmen

Third Place: Steve Lee's Three Celadon Bowls
$200 Bailey Pottery Equipment Corp.

Award for Innovation: Rachel Leitman's Four Bowls
$300 PA Guild of Craftsmen

Best Teapot: Russell Wrankle's Teapot
$100 Penn-Mo Firebrick Co.

Best Thrown & Altered: Jim Connell's Red Sandblasted Carved Bottle
$100 Laguna Clay Co.

Juror's Choice: Barbara Hanselman's Jessica Pitcher
$250 Ceramics Monthly, for their permanent collection.

Juror's Choice: Elizabeth Robinson's Flask
$200 Clay Times, for their permanent collection.

Juror's Choice: Cheri Long's Five Whiskey Bottles
$200 Nottingham Center for the Arts

Juror's Choice: Karl Borgeson's Bowl
$100 Randall Wheel & Pottery Co.

Juror's Choice: Dan Anderson's Amoco Soy Jar
$100 Skutt Ceramic Products

Potter's Award * Britt Dietrich's Box
$150 Central PA Potters Group

Attorneys Award * Anne D. Elliot's Small Square Pasta Bowls
$100 The Law Offices of Zimmerman, Pfannebecker & Nuffort

Founder's Award * Peg Malloy's Pitcher
$100 Scott Jones, Founder of SFPN

Director's Award * Julie Crosby's Four Square Plates
$100 Jean Lehman, Director of SFPN

Merchandise Awards: 2001 SFPN

$100 Gift Certificate: Gay Smith's Sugar Jar

$50 Gift Certificate for bats: Diane Rosenmiller's Serving Dish
Creative Industries

Giffin Grips (2): Janice Rowell's Multifaceted Bowl
Giffin Tec, Inc. Irene Saito's Plate

ITC Kiln Repair Kit (4): Chuck Aydlett's "How's Jokin' How"
ITC Simon Levin's Three Dot Pitcher
Linda McFarling's Casserole
Albion Stafford's Storage Jar

$100 Gift Certificate: Kowkie Durst's Serving Dish
Laguna Clay Co.

Memberships (2): Matt Kelleher's Five Oval Sauce Bowls
Orton Center for Firing Missy McCormick's Small Pillow Pot

Jean Lehman,

in Lancaster, PA who is still excited over the opening of the Strictly
Functional Pottery National on Friday, April 6.
Check out this new exhibition which is on line at

Jean Lehman on sun 3 oct 10

Hello, all.

After an exciting opening with more people than last year, and lots of sale=
s, and a terrific two day workshop by juror, Bill van Gilder, I can now ann=
ounce the winners of this 18th annual SFPN!

The entire show is on line at


BEST OF SHOW=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09
sponsored by Lancaster Designer Craftsmen
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CLidded Jar=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Susan Dewsnap, Lincoln, NE

FIRST PLACE=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09
sponsored by Standard Ceramic Supply Co.
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CGo Platter=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Lars Westby

SECOND PLACE=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09
sponsored by Laguna Clay Co.
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CVase Form #2=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by John Benn, Shelton, WA=3D20

sponsored by Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CFooted Bowl=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Jake Johnson, Bellefonte, PA

sponsored by Bailey Pottery Equipment Corp.
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CThree Chopstix Bowls=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Alisa Holen, Columbus=
, MS

BEST HANDBILT=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09
sponsored by AMACO: American Art Clay Co.
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CSerious Bird Bowl=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Simon Levin, Gresham, WI

BEST TEAPOT=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09
sponsored by Kevin Lehman=3DE2=3D80=3D99s Pottery
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CGreen Carved Teapot=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Jim Connell, Rock Hill=
, SC=3D09=3D09

JUROR=3DE2=3D80=3D99S CHOICE=3D09=3D09=3D09 =
=3D09 =3D
sponsored by Anonymous Studio Potter
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CCup=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Chris Grey, Allen TX

sponsored by Pocono Chapter PA Guild of Craftsmen
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CRed Carved Cremation Urn=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Jim Connell=3D09=

FOUNDER=3DE2=3D80=3D99S AWARD*=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D20
sponsored by Scott Jones, Founder of the SFPN
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CPitcher=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Shawn O=3DE2=3D80=3D99Connor, Mino=
t ME

sponsored by Jean B Lehman, Co-Director, SFPN
=3DE2=3D80=3D9DFaded Glory Cup and Saucer=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Tom Lane, Hudso=
n WI

COLLECTOR=3DE2=3D80=3D99S PURCHASE AWARDS Pieces will become part of the f=
ng permanent collections:=3D09=3D09

Bailey Pottery Equipment Corp.* =
John Benn =3DE2=3D80=3D9CVase Form #1=3DE2=3D80=3D9D
=3D09 =3D09=3D09=3D09
Ceramics Monthly* =3D09 =3D20
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CLidded Pitcher=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Kenyon Hansen, Marshall NC
=3D09=3D09=3D09 =3D20
Clay Times*=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D20
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CEwer Set=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Martha Grover, Helena, MT

John Ground*=3D09=3D09 =3D09 =3D20
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CTeapot=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Drew Nicklas, Seattle WA

L&L Kiln Manufacturing*=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D20
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CBrushwork Teapot=3DE2=3D80=3D9D by Sam Scott, Shoreline WA
Skutt Kilns*=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09=3D09 =3D20
=3DE2=3D80=3D9CButter Box=3DE2=3D80=3D9D=3D09 by Martha Grover, Helena, MT=
=3D09 =3D

The Strictly Functional Pottery National will open October 1, 2010.=3D20
Juror is Bill Van Gilder, who will give a demo workshop that weekend. =3D20
Entry deadline is June 1, with extension to June 10.=3D20
For past 5 exhibits, and more information and downloadable application,=3D2=
check web site at: