The opening was well attended. There was food, drink, live music being played from the balcony overlooking the exhibit floor by a local jazz combo. The attendance gets larger every year and this year was wonderful. Here are some candid shots of the reception and the presentation of the awards. For the second time in four years our best of show winner was in attendance. She and her husband drove in from Maryland. Marti Sally and Pat. Pat and Marti are members of River City Fiber Artist and Sally is a member of the Carnegie Board of Directors and a good friend.
Maude Alexander and her daughter Virginia, both Louisville fiber artist.
Kathleen from Cincinnati and Valarie (a River City Fiber Artist member. Kathleen had a piece of hers juried into the exhibit.