The 2016 NICHE Awards presentation, a much-anticipated element of every winter American Made Show since the awards began in 1989, took place on Jan. 16 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington DC. And this year, it turned into a big event with a surprisingly comfortable family-centric vibe. In addition to finalists and friends, the audience was packed with parents, spouses, teachers, relatives and children.
One of the biggest thrills of the annual NICHE Awards ceremony is the chance to mingle with the most talented of North American fine craft artists. The caliber of the winners’ work, and many winners’ profound humbleness, are equally inspiring.
The 24th annual NICHE Awards competition promotes excellence in American craft.
As the lights dimmed for the 2011 NICHE Awards, the excitement in the air was palpable. The ceremony, which honors the best and brightest members of the craft community
Neither snow, nor sleet nor gloom of night could keep the country’s finest artists and retailers from gathering at the 2010 NICHE Awards