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sfpn awards!!

updated thu 13 may 99


Jean Lehman on wed 12 may 99

I am pleased to announce the following awards at the Strictly Functional
Pottery National which opened to the public on Sunday. The show is on the
web, at the site listed below! This information may not be there yet, but
all the pieces will be pictured.


Best of Show $500 Jan Schellenbarger
Artisan's Porch & MHCC (Triangular Box)

1st Place $300 W. Whitman Shenk
Del Val Potter's Supply Col (Roberta at the Zion Ebonezer Church)

2nd Place $250 Gail Kendall
Randall Pottery (Fruit Plate)

3rd Place $200 Jeremy M. Kane
Bailey Pottery Equipment (Creamer Set)

Award for Innovation $300 William Shinn
PA Guild of Craftsmen (Four Piece Vessel)

Juror's Choice
Ceramics Monthly McKenzie Smith
(Pitcher, which will be added to the CM

Ceramics Collection.)

Clay Times Christopher Chubb
(Two Bronze Jars)

Penn-Mo Fire Brick Co. Micki Skudlarczyk

(Pouring Vessel)

Skutt Ceramic Products Peter Pinnell


Standard Ceramic Supply Co. Randall Keys

Jean Lehman $100 Steve Roberts
Director's Award for Form & Function* (Four Plates)

Founder's Award* $50 W. Ruggles & D. Rankin
Scott Jones (Triangular Vase)

Zimmerman, Pfannebecker & Nuffort Award* $100 Chris Baskin
(Pasta Jar)

Caroline Henderson* $200 Ashley Kim
(Triangular Box)

Amaco Josh DeWeese
$100 Gift Certificate for Merchandise (Liquor Set)

Creative Industries Stephen Mickey
$50 toward bats (Sauce Pot)

Giffin Tec INC James Brashear
Giffin Grip (Wood Fired Jar)

Giffin Tec INC Robin Johnson
Giffin Grip (Large Bowl with Window Marks)

ITC Sharon Pollock-DeLuzio
Kiln Repair Kit ($125 value) (Fruit Boat)

ITC Bill Merrill
Kiln Repair Kit ($125 value) (Saggar Fired Vase)

ITC Elise Pincu
Kiln Repair Kit ($125 value) (Stack o' Bowls)

ITC John Preus
Kiln Repair Kit ($125 value) (Vase)

Laguna Clay Co.
$200 Gift Certificate for Merchandise Darby Ortolano
(Canister Set)

Orton Center for Firing Joshua Gold
Membership (Plate)

Orton Center for Firing Eric Pardue
Membership (Bottle)

Jean Lehman, in Lancaster, PA
j_lehman@acad.FandM.EDU (that's an _underscore_ not a hyphen)

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