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29TH ANNUAL NICHE AWARDS COMPETITION

Robin Bergman

Boiled Cashmere Gingko Coat & Scarf by Robin Bergman

Sponsored by NICHE magazine, the NICHE Awards competition began in 1989 to celebrate excellence and innovation in American and Canadian fine craft. Artists are recognized in both professional and student divisions.

Contest categories include:

  • Ceramics
  • Fiber
  • Glass
  • Jewelry
  • Metal
  • Wood
  • Basketry
  • Judaica

For a detailed list of contest categories, click here.

FINALISTS RECEIVE:
A listing on NICHEAwards.com as well as a press packet.

WINNERS RECEIVE:
Everything Finalists’ receive as well as their images used in promotional materials and press packets throughout the year.

Professional Division: The competition is open to professional craft artists over the age of 21 who reside in the U.S. or Canada and are actively involved in the design and production of craftwork supplied to galleries and craft stores. Contest Deadline: April 1st, 2018.

Student Division: The student division of the NICHE Awards was created to encourage emerging talent and aspiring artists who are enrolled in arts certificate or diploma programs, art centers, craft schools, colleges and universities. Contest Deadline: April 1st, 2018.

All submitted work must have been produced or introduced after April 1st, 2017 to be eligible.

 

 

 

STUDENTS Apply Here:

Student Application

PROFESSIONALS Apply Here:

Professional Application