John Long honored at Craftsmen’s Fair in N.H.

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CONCORD, N.H. -- The League of NH Craftsmen presented several awards honoring the work and accomplishments of its juried and supporting members during the 80th Annual Craftsmen’s Fair in August at the Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury.

Newfane, Vt., artist John Long was voted a Public Choice Award in the Living With Craft Exhibition for his wood barnboard landscape called "Northeast Kingdom." The award was sponsored by Specialized Power Systems.

The award was presented by League of NH Craftsmen Executive Director Susie Lowe-Stockwell.

Public Choice Award-winners are chosen by vote of people who attend the festival.

Next year’s Fair will be held from Aug. 2-10 at the Mount Sunapee Resort in Newbury.

The League of NH Craftsmen is a non-profit, craft education organization. Its mission is to encourage, nurture and promote the creation, use and preservation of fine contemporary and traditional craft through the inspiration and education of artists and the broader community. The League of NH Craftsmen is supported in part by grants from the New Hampshire State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information about the fair or the League of NH Craftsmen, call 603-224-3375, e-mail nhleague@nhcrafts.org or visit www.nhcrafts.org.


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