Monday, February 25, 2008

Winners: Wearable Expressions 2008

jean power
I received this email today from Gabrielle, curator of the WE '08 show. The winners include an honorable mention to Jean Power for her geometric beaded bracelet "3-4-2". Congratulations Jean!

Best of Show - $1,000 – Margarete Palz, Germany. Symmetric, Asymmetric Left and Asymmetric Right – a group of three.
First Place Fiber - $500 – Sue Bradley, England. Op-Art Coat & Turban
Second Place Fiber - $300 – Elaine Unzicker, California, USA, Shimmering Free
Unique Use of Materials, Fiber - $100 – Catherine Black – Florida, USA, Romance
Honorable Mention Fiber – Wearable Expressions paperweight
Lynne Bruning, Colorado, USA, Day Glo Weave; Heather Martin, BC, Canada, In Darkness There is Light – Asymmetrical Jacket and Panel Skirt; Noel Palomo-Lovinski, Ohio, USA, Levels of Confession; Sandra Martinez, California USA, Outfit 1
First Place Jewelry - $500 – Alexandra Chaney, Washington, USA, Repel: Aprilophobia
Second Place Jewelry - $300 – Laurie A. D. Kanyer, Washington, USA, Mosaic Law
Third Place Jewelry - $100 – Kenneth C. MacBain, New Jersey, USA, Untitled Bracelet #1
Unique Use of Materials, Jewelry, Yoko Noguchi, Tennessee Autumn
Honorable Mention Jewelry – Wearable Expressions paperweight
Jean Power, England, Geometric 3-4-2; Victoria Cubeiro, California, USA; Lily Liu, Kansas, USA; Lily Liu 2 #307; Shana Kroiz, Maryland, USA, Arrow Bloom
Best of Show Accessories - $200 – Lisa Temple-Cox, England, Vanitas 4: Night Creatures
Unique Use of Materials, Accessories - $100 – Michael Giancristiano, California, USA, Handbag #2
Honorable Mention, Accessories – Wearable Expressions paperweight
Barbara Maxey, New York, USA, A Mad Hat for Alice: Painting the White Roses Red; Noriko Matsumoto, Japan, Woolen Merino & Ramie Polka-Dot Scarf; Ann DeVuono, Washington, USA, My Derrick; Christina Newberry, Australia, Material Memories

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Jean Power said...

Thanks- I'm delighted!

SuzyQ said...

Hi Jean,
This is a wonderful design, congrats. Will you be writing about the exhibit on your blog? Please update us when you do!

Betina Sandra Guelman said...

This is a wonderful design

BestAmericanArts said...

2nd Place Winner Elaine Unzicker of Unzicker Designs creates wonderful wearable chainmail jewelry and accessories. From earrings and bracelets to vests and tanktops, her chainmail creations are quite unique. Check out an online gallery of her work at