Design Excellence Awards

2016 AWARD WINNERS - $19,100 PRESENTED ANNUALLY

Best of Show

$5000 sponsored by: Winner’s Circle Art Auction

J.Booth Art
Jenny Booth, Burlington WY

Best Artist ~ Accents

$1000 sponsored by: Dick & Maggie Scarlett

Meredith Lockhart Collections
Meredith Lockhart, Nortonville KS


Best Artist ~ Art to Wear Fashion

$1000 sponsored by: Bank of the West

Whispirit
Sandra & Lee Liggett, Sandia Park NM


Best Artist ~ Art to Wear Jewelry

$1000 sponsored by: Spring Creek Ranch & Meeteetse Chocolatier

Cayuse Western Americana Margaret Sullivan
Margaret Sullivan, Jackson Hole WY


Best Artist ~ Leather

$1000 sponsored by: GH Leather

River Crossing Inc.
Michael Guli, Bellvue CO


Best Artist ~ Metal

$1000 sponsored by: Private Realty Group

Gilmore Architectural Blacksmith Studios
Glenn Gilmore, Hamilton MT


Best Artist ~ Woodworking

$1000 sponsored by: Allen & Van Gelder- Sotheby’s JH

Woodensound Fine Woodworking
Ron Benoit, Preston ID


Best Artist ~ Mixed Media

$1000 sponsored by: B & B Builders

The Welded Donkey
Gary Moser, Phoenix AZ


Honorable Mention ~ Mixed Media

$200 The Liquor Store & Wine Loft

Chajo
Jon Edie, Napa CA


Best Collection – Fashion Show

$1200 sponsored by: Hickert Land Company

Wild Instincts
Caryl & Cheryl Wilson, Idaho Falls ID


Honorable Mention – Fashion Show

$500 sponsored by: The Wort Hotel

Helga’s Designs
Helga Tesar, Jackson WY


People’s Choice – Fashion Show

$1000 sponsored by: Xssentials

Westerngrace
Jesse Call, Los Lunas NM

Honorable Mention ~ Accents

$200 sponsored by: Wyoming Whiskey

Modern Relics
Kathy Burk, Bozeman MT


Honorable Mention ~ Art to Wear Fashion

$200 sponsored by: Vine Connections & The Ramkowsky Family

Westerngrace
Jesse Call, Los Lunas NM


Honorable Mention ~ Art to Wear ~ Jewelry

$200 sponsored by: Osprey Beverages

John Glossa Jewelry
John Glossa, Dillon MT


Honorable Mention ~ Leather

$200 sponsored by: Tito’s Handmade Vodka

Slickbald Customs
Christopher Andre, Longmont CO


Honorable Mention ~ Metal

$200 sponsored by: Jackson Hole Stillworks

G & S Custom
Duane Graham, Aztec NM


Honorable Mention ~ Woodworking

$200 sponsored by: Vin Vault & New Amsterdam

Mosart/Art in Furniture
Bruce Schuettinger, New Market MD


Western Spirit Award

$1000 sponsored by: Mr. & Mrs. Michael Moran JH

Many Tears
Supaya Wolfe, Camp Verde AZ


Sonny Tuttle Spirit Award

$1000 sponsored by: Jim Ciaravella, M.D.

River Crossing, Inc
Michael Guli, Bellvue CO


Historical Craftmanship

$1000 sponsored by: Fighting Bear Antiques

J.L Blair Saddlery
John L. Blair, Douglas WY

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