Head juror, Bill Griffith served as assistant director and program director at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, for 29 years. He founded the Arrowmont Artist-in-Residence Program in 1991 and currently acts as outreach and partnership liason for the school.
Bill reviewed nearly 300 entries. 70 pieces by 51 artists were selected for the exhibition.
Timeline for “Best of 2017”
May 7, 2017:
Opening and awards ceremony at the Ohio Craft Museum, Sunday, 1–4 pm. Awards presentation begins at 3:00. The show will stay in Columbus through June 18, 2017.
Southern Ohio Museum of Art
825 Gallia Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662
Hours: Tues-Fri 10am-5pm
Sat 1pm-4pm, Closed Sunday & Monday.