Exhibitor Award Winners 

JENNIE GILL WINDS BEST IN SHOWlogo GNE star small

Best in Show sponsored by Great Northern Events : Jennie Gill

Best in Show is kindly sponsored by Great Northern Events, the not for profit organisation that delivers the GNCCF.  The winner is given a complimentary stand at GNCCF 2016.

 

KATHERINE LEES BEST NEW MAKER SPONSORED BY GODFREY HOLLANDLogo Godfrey Holland

 

Best New Designer-Maker sponsored by Godfrey Holland : Katherine Lees

Best New Designer-Maker is kindly spoonsored by Godfrey Holland Accountants who provide accountancy, taxation and general business advice to small and medium sized enterprises. They are awarding £300 worth of accountancy services to the Best New Designer-Maker. www.godfreyholland.co.uk

 

NICOLA LILLIE WITH KATIE HONOUR FROM MBHOMadebyhandonlinecom Logo Pencil Line

 

Best New Business Award sponsored by madebyhandonline : Nicola Lillie

Best New Business Award is kindly sponsored by madebyhandonline, a website selling, supporting and championing British Contemporary Craft. "We share the GNCCF's ethos and passion for promoting high quality British makers, and we also really value its focus on supporting new talent." They are kindly donating a prize of an annual  membership with an online shop, full merchant services, marketing and business support. www.madebyhandonline.com

 

 MARINA BAUGUIL BEST CERAMICIST WITH BECKY AND DAVID OTTER FROM POTCLAYSPotclays Limited Green

 

Best Ceramicist sponsored by Potclays : Marina Bauguil

Best Ceramicist is kindly sponsored by Potclays, a fourth generation family owned and managed ceramic supplies company. They have been in the clay mining and processing business since 1932 and are proud of their long association with the studio pottery community. www.potclays.co.uk

 

JULIA LINSTEAD BEST GLASS SPONSORED BY CONTEMPORARY GLASS SOCIETY4CGS Logo Plus Web Address Pantone 328

 

Best Glass Designer sponsored by Contemporary Glass Society

Best Glass Designer-maker is kindly sponsored by The Contemporary Glass Society, the UK’s foremost organisation for supporting established artists, up-and-coming makers and for promoting contemporary glass in the wider art world.  They are open to anyone interested or involved in contemporary glass and aim to support and inform, promote excellence in glass and stimulate critical debate. They are kindly donating a prize to a selected maker of free annual membership.www.cgs.org.uk

 

 HANNAH TOUNSEND WITH ED CHADWICK FROM SNUGSnug Logo New GNCCF

 

Best New Graduate sponsored by Snug Gallery : Hannah Tounsend

Best New Graduate is kindly sponsored by Snug Gallery, an independent contemporary craft gallery based in Hebden Bridge, showcasing work by both emerging and established designer-makers. Snug is giving a solo showcase to the winner and mentoring support. www.snug-gallery.com

 

BEATRIX BAKER WITH DOT TAYLOR FROM BLUECOATLogo Bluecoatdisplaycentre

 

Showcase Award sponsored by Bluecoat Display Centre : Beatrix Baker

The Bluecoat Display Centre is kindly sponsoring a showcase award. Established over 50 years ago in Liverpool, BDC is recognised nationally and internationally as one of the UK’s leading galleries specialising in contemporary applied arts. They are kindly donating a prize to a selected maker for a solo exhibition for their "Craft in the Window." www.bluecoatdisplaycentre.com

 

 ALEX ALLDAY WITH GAIL MYERSCOUGH FROM CRAFT SHOPREX Craft Shop Red

 

Showcase Award sponsored by The Craft Shop, Royal Exchange : Alex Allday

A showcase award kindlly sponsored by The Craft Shop which was established over 30 years in the Royal Exchange Theatre. The Craft Shop sells work from leading designer-makers from across the UK and offers a regular programme of changing exhibitions. They are kindly donating a prize to a selected maker for a solo exhibition in 2016. www.royalexchange.co.uk/craftshop

 

JOSIE SEYMOUR JONES WITH GREG PARSONS FROM RUTHIN CRAFT CENTRE Ruthin RCC Logotype 2014

 

Showcase Award sponsored by Ruthin Craft Centre : Josie Seymour Jones

Ruthin Craft Centre  is kindly sponsoring a showcase award. RCC is The Centre for the Applied Arts in Wales, with three galleries showing the best in national and international contemporary applied art, on-site makers studios, café and retail gallery - it is one of the most respected contemporary craft galleries in the UK. www.ruthincraftcentre.org.uk