Winning Awards in Milwaukee, WI ~ October 2011


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For: Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Shows, Milwaukee, WI

The 6th Annual Milwaukee Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Show
Announces The 2011 Best in Show Award Recipients
MILWAUKEE, WI (October 12, 2011) – KL Communications and Rockler Woodworking are pleased to announce that Nancy Kennedy of Nancy Kennedy Designs (Eureka, California) is a 6th Annual Milwaukee Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Show 2011 Best in Show Award recipient in two categories.

A panel of industry professionals reviewed the over 50 talented exhibitors, their work, and booth layouts to select the finalists in nine categories. Kennedy received the Best in Show award for an outstanding body of work – fine art / craft as well as the prestigious Marc Harrison Award for Marketing Excellence.

The judges commented that Kennedy offered “a great selection of contemporary rugs that are unapologetically cheerful.” They were impressed by the “universality of design coming out of a loom” and commended her overall display for being “inviting, well-organized, and well-lit.”
The judges included Sebastian Schmaling, AIA, LEED AP –founding partner of Milwaukee-based Johnsen Schmaling Architects, Mel Buchanan—Mae E. Demmer Assistant Curator of 20th-century Design at the Milwaukee Art Museum, and Fo Wilson—Assistant Professor at Columbia College in Chicago.

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