Awards of Distinction and National Folk Art SitesAwards of Distinction and National Folk Art Sites

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Winners of the Folk Art Society Awards of Distinction:

  • 1989 - Howard Finster
  • 1990 - Herbert Waide Hemphill Jr.
  • 1991 - Robert Bishop (posthumously)
  • 1992 - Seymour Rosen
  • 1993 - Minnie Adkins, Dorothy and Sterling Strauser
  • 1994 - Felipe and Leroy Archuleta, Warren and Sylvia Lowe
  • 1995 - Ned Cartledge, Chuck and Jan Rosenak
  • 1996 - Clyde Jones, Gerard Wertkin
  • 1997 - Mr. Imagination (Gregory Warmack), Flo and Jules Laffal
  • 1998 - Rev. Johnnie Hunter, Lynda Roscoe Hartigan, Marilyn Oshman
  • 1999 - Linvel Barker, Lillian Barker (posthumously), Alan Jabbour
  • 2000 - Ted Gordon, Bud Goldstone
  • 2001 - Georgia Blizzard, Shirley Yancey, Peggy Baggett
  • 2002 - Lorenzo Scott, Betty-Carol Sellen, John Smither (posthumously), Stephanie Smither
  • 2003 - Ralph N. Lanning, Maude Southwell Wahlman
  • 2004 - Artists of Creative Growth, Irene Ward Brydon, John Foster, Lee Kogan
  • 2005 - Stanley Szwarc, Russell Bowman
  • 2006 - Nicholas Herrera, Peter Cecere
  • 2007 - Tim Lewis, Bill Glennon, Mary Bryan Hood, Marvin Finn (posthumously)
  • 2008 - Malcah Zeldis, Rebecca Hoffberger
  • 2009 - Purvis Young, Ruby Williams, Jack Beverland, Tom and Donna Brumfield, Lynne Browne, Randall Lott, Nancy McCall
  • 2010 - Marcia Muth, Sabinita Lopez Ortiz, Susan Mitchell Crawley
  • 2011 - Eldridge Bagley, Kathy Johnson Bowles and Ray Kass
  • 2012 - William Arnett, Thornton Dial Sr. and Georgine Clarke (posthumously)
  • 2013 - William Ferris, Bernard Herman, Roger Manley, Jenny Moore and Vollis Simpson (posthumously)

FASA Plaques Awarded to Folk Art Sites Worthy of Preservation and Protection: