Gold Medalist

Ronald Hayes Pearson Portrait

Ronald Hayes Pearson

Ronald Hayes Pearson was one of the true pioneers of the postwar American craft movement and received the American Craft Council’s Gold Medal in 1996.
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Robert Turner Portrait

Robert C. Turner

Robert C. Turner, internationally acclaimed artist and professor of ceramic art, was awarded the American Craft Council's Gold Medal in 1993.
Mediums Clay Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
Margret Craver Portrait

Margret Craver

Margret Craver received the American Craft Council's Gold Medal in 1985 and was a metalsmith involved in the Occupational Therapy department during World War II.
Mediums Metal Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
Ken Ferguson Portrait

Ken Ferguson

Ken Ferguson was widely considered one of the most influential educators in the ceramic arts and was awarded the American Craft Council's Gold Medal in 1998.
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Katherine Westphal

Katherine Westphal is considered one of the seminal figures of fine art quilting. The 2009 American Craft Council Gold Medalist works with a wide range of mediums such as jewelry, books, paintings, and ceramics.
Mediums Fiber Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
John Prip Portrait

John Prip

John Prip, known for his innovative designs in American metalsmithing, was awarded the American Craft Council Gold Medal in 1992.
Mediums Metal Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows

Marianne Strengell

Marianne Strengell was an influential Finnish-American Modernist textile designer and a 1993 American Craft Council Gold Medalist.
Mediums Fiber Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
Lenore Tawney

Lenore Tawney

Lenore Tawney was a redefining figure for the fiber arts. She received the American Craft Council Gold Medal in 1987.
Mediums Fiber Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
Lucy Lewis Portrait

Lucy M. Lewis

Lucy M. Lewis, 1985 American Craft Council Gold Medalist, was an established ceramist known for her innovative fine line pattern in black on white.
Mediums Clay Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
Karen Karnes

Karen Karnes

Karen Karnes exemplified studio pottery and was a master in the art of functional and abstract forms of clay. She received the American Craft Council Gold Medal in 1998.
Mediums Clay Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
John Paul Miller at work

John Paul Miller

John Paul Miller received the American Craft Council Gold Medal in 1994 and was a noted American jewelry designer and goldsmith.
Mediums Metal Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows

Fred Fenster

Fred Fenster, revered metalsmith focused on jewelry and hollowware, received the American Craft Council Gold medal award in 2005.
Mediums Metal Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
photo of Harvey Littleton (1964)

Harvey Littleton

Harvey Littleton was the founding father of the American studio glass movement and received the American Craft Council Gold Medal award in 1983.
Mediums Glass Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
Gerry Williams

Gerry Williams

Gerry Williams, 1986 American Craft Council Gold Medalist, was a ceramist and founded the Studio Potter magazine in 1972.
Mediums Clay Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
Douglass Morse Howell

Douglass Morse Howell

Douglass Morse Howell is largely credited with the resurrection of hand papermaking in America and received the American Craft Council Gold Medal in 1993.
Mediums Paper Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
Dorothy Liebes

Dorothy Liebes

Dorothy Liebes was a highly respected textile designer. She received the American Craft Council Gold Medal in 1970.
Mediums Fiber Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows

Cynthia Schira

Cynthia Schira, 2000 American Craft Council Gold Medalist, is a well-known textile artist and has been at the forefront of the craft renaissance.
Mediums Fiber Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows
Ceramist Don Reitz, 1969

Don Reitz

Don Reitz received the American Craft Council’s Gold Medal in 2002 and was one of the most important influences in contemporary North American ceramics.
Mediums Clay Recognition Gold Medalist College of Fellows