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2009 Award Winners

HGA’s Small Expressions 2009 Award Winners

Small Expressions 2009 was juried by Arturo Alonzo Sandoval, internationally known artist and alumni-endowed professor of fiber at the University of Kentucky, Lexington.


 Maximo Laura
First Place
Lima, Peru
Celebration Lif
Mixed technique; Alpaca wool, cotton, mixed fibers.
29.5 cm by 20.5 cm by .1 cm


Lisa Nelson Raabe 
Second Place 
Peoria, Illinois
Inner Sanctum
Machine and hand embroidery, beading; Tulle, felted wool.
9" by 7" by 1"


Third Place
Chicago, Illinois
Hand-dyed and painted, reverse applique, machine quilted; Cotton fabric, thread.
13" by 12.55"


Christine Noguere 
Honorable Mention 
Marble Hill, Georgia
Off-loom beadweaving, square stitch and right angle weave, fabricated metal;
Swarowski crystal cube and round beads, Japanese glass seed beads, cork ball,
rubber o ring, sterling sheet, round and square sterling wire.
3.625" by 2.75" by 1.925"