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NICHE AWARDS - Call For Entry



    Great news! Free entry this year!

    Final Weeks to Ente

    Entry Deadline: Extended to October 1st

    NICHE magazine is still accepting applications for the 2017 NICHE Awards, a prestigious juried competition recognizing excellence in fine craft design. Professional and student artists may apply online.


    Contest categories include ceramics, fiber, glass, metal, wood and jewelry arts. Recently added new categories seek original artist-made holiday ornaments and decorations; objects for the kitchen and for dining; and jewelry made from alternative materials.


    Judging of entries is based on three main criteria:

    • Technical excellence, both in surface design and form
    • Distinct quality of unique, original and creative thought
    • Market viability (professional entries only)

    Application, rules and guidelines are now available at