Best of Show: Natalie Blake's "Purple Urchin"
Congratulations to ceramic artist Natalie Blake, the “2008 Art in the Round Contest” Best of Show winner and recipient of a $3,000 cash award.
Natalie won with her entry “Purple Urchin”, a hand-thrown, carved porcelain vessel with hand-thrown/built porcelain lid. Beautiful!
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Long Boat by Shannon Weber. Bulb whip sea kelp heads, waxed linen, sea grass, raffia. (copyright Shannon Weber)
Participating Artist: Shannon Weber, Oregon
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Illuminated vessels by Rick Strini (copyright Rick Strini)
Participating artist: Rick Strini, Hawaii
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Beaded coconut shells by Julie Zarrow Erickson (copyright Julie Zarrow Erickson)
Participating Artist: Julie Zarrow Erickson, California
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Black Ash splint basket by JoAnn Kelly Catsos (copyright JoAnn Kelly Catsos)
Participating Artist: JoAnn Kelly Catsos, Massachusetts
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