Awards and Grants



1997 Salem Art Fair, Best of Show Award, Salem, OR

2000 Portland Arts Festival, Fiber, First Place, Portland, OR

 2006 Anacortes Art Festival, Board Choice, Anacortes, WA

 2010 St. Louis Art Fair, Second Place Fiber, St. Louis, MO

2012 Autumn and Art, Third Place, Wichita, KS

2013 “RAGS” Gallery, Tacoma, WA

2014 Lincoln Arts Festival, Best of Show Award, Lincoln, NE

Oregon Arts Commission and Ford Family Foundation grants, two time recipient

2014 Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair, First Place Fiber, Springfield, IL

2014 Art in the Park, Award of Excellence Award, Columbia, MO

2014 Autumn and Art, Wichita, KS

2014 Laumeier Sculpture Park Fair, Award of Excellence, St. Louis, MO

2015 Benchmark Award, Art in the High Desert, Bend, OR

2016 Best of Show Omaha Summer Arts Festival, Omaha, NE

2016 Award of Excellence Riverwalk Fine Art Fair, Naperville, IL

2016 Award of Excellence Peoria Fine Art Fair, Peoria, IL

2016 Award Historic Shaw Art Fair, St. Louis, MO

2016 Fiber Art Now, Excellence in Fibers

2017 Best in Fiber, Art in the Park, Columbia, MO

2017 Best of Show, Omaha Summer Arts Festival, Omaha, NE

Best of Show Award
Best of Show Award
My sister, March Garton, was there to see me receive the award!


Unique Designs from the Pacific Northwest