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2013 Award Winners

HGA’s Small Expressions 2013 Award Winners

Small Expressions 2013 was juried by Laura Foster Nicholson, designer and owner of LFN Textiles.


Tori Kleinert
First Place 
Turners Station, Kentucky
Ceremonial Semblance: It's in the Cloth, 2012
Linen, cotton. 
14 x 10.5 x 1 inches
Photo by James M. Kleinert

Noriko Tomita
Second Place
Tokyo, Japan
Twistingle, 2013
Embroidery, original technique.
Metalline thread.
8.46 x 7.87 x 1.57 inches
Photo by the artist

Vladimira Fillion Wackenreuther
Third Place
Surrey, British Columbia, Canada
Baby Snake, 2012
Japanese handmade paper, silk thread.
6.25 x 5.5 x .5 inches
Photo by Joel Fillion 

Saberah Malik
Honorable mention
Warwick, Rhode Island
Backyard Yield, 2013
Self-developed technique from oboshi shibori, 
marbling, machine and hand sewing.
Polyester fabric, ink.
6 x 15 x 15 inches
Photo by the artist 

Geraldine Woodhouse
HGA Award
Katy, Texas
Big Bend Post Office, 2011
Sixteen-shaft summer and winter figural pattern woven in tapestry.
Linen warp/ground weft; naturally grown Foxfibre® cotton, hand-dyed indigo cotton, hemp.
15 x 15 x .25 inches
Photo by the artist