Kyle Hoepner - Editor-In-Chief of New England Home magazine
Lynne McCormack - Director of the Department of Art, Culture and Tourism for the City of Providence
John Dunnigan - Professor of Furniture Design at the Rhode Island School of Design
The Best in Show Awards recognize the achievements of the exhibitors in the following categories:
Furniture - Traditional - Piece Furniture - Contemporary - Piece
Furniture - Traditional - Body of Work Furniture - Contemporary - Body of Work Accessory - Piece or Body of Work Fine Art / Craft - Body of Work Best New Product Debut Marc Harrison Award for Marketing Excellence
Student exhibitors are also recognized with two Best in Show Awards for both traditional and contemporary work.
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As sponsor of the Best In Show Awards, Rockler Woodworking and Hardware will help the panel of judges recognize this year's award winners. Rockler Woodworking and Hardware is the nation's premier supplier of specialty hardware, tools, lumber and exceptional quality woodworking products.
Products are sold through catalogs, the company's direct-to-consumer website and nearly 100 retail locations nationwide. (Visit www.rockler.com or call 1-877-ROCKLER for more company information.)
The show features handcrafted furniture, furnishings, fine art and crafts for sale, order or commission from approximately 75 exhibitors from across North America. While the furniture and craftsmen have the capabilities to create custom pieces specifically tailored to the unique homes of any attendee, many of the exhibitors offer numerous cash & carry items great for gift giving and the approaching holiday season!
The 16th Annual Providence Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Show returns to Hall A of the Rhode Island Convention Center October 21- 23, 2011.