Awards given at the May 24-26 Piccolo Spoleto Crafts Show.

The first weekend of the Piccolo Spoleto Crafts Show had fine weather on Friday, May 24 for the judging and awards presentation.  The judge for the show was Casimer Kowalski, a local visual artist.  Mayor John Tecklenburg and his wife Sandy presented the awards.   Photos courtesy of Sea Star Arts Photography.

Best in Show:  Jean Yao a basketmaker from Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Mayor John Tecklenburg, Best in Show winner Jean Yao and Sandy Tecklenburg

First Place: Addelle Sanders, a fiber artist from Charleston, SC.

Addelle Sanders displays the first place ribbon with Mayor John Tecklenburg and his wife Sandy.

Second Place: Doug Richard, a wood turner from Satsuma, FL.

Mayor John Tecklenburg presents Doug Richard with the second place ribbon.

Third Place: Christie May, a jeweler from Palm Beach, FL.

Mayor John Tecklenburg, Second Place winner Christie May, and Sandy Tecklenburg.

Honorable Mention:  Nancy Michael Susaneck, a mixed media artist from Missouri City, TX

Mayor John Tecklenburg gives Honorable Mention award to Nancy Michael Susaneck. Inset: examples of her work.

Honorable Mention: Caleb Barnaby, a jeweler from Ormond Beach, FL

Mayor John Tecklenburg congratulates jeweler Caleb Barnaby on his Honorable Mention Award

Emerging Artist Grant: Alexander Bower, a jeweler from Charlottesville, VA

Exhibitors’ Choice Award:  Wilson Lee, a wood carver from Nashville, TN

Purchase awards:

  • Charles and Cindy Cecil, jewelers from High Point, NC
  • Susan Marling, a fiber artist from Acworth, GA
  • Tammy Rudd, a jeweler from Holly Hill, SC
  • David Shipper, a photographer from Beaufort, SC


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