AWARDS OF MERIT
AWARDS of MERIT
 

 

Fayetteville artist, Don Nibert, won many awards (including the prestigious Arkansas Foundation Grant) for his exquisitely designed sculptural platters, urns, and vases with unique welded found metal stands.

2012:   Award of Distinction ($100.00) Bonita Springs Art Fest, Bonita Springs, FL.

            Third Place Clay ($300.00) Coconut Grove, Miami, FL.

2011:   Award of Distinction ($200.00) Naples National, Naples, FL.

            Best in Show ($1500.00) Salute to the Arts, Fairview Heights, lL.

            Best Over All Presentation ($700.00) Autumn & Art, Wichita, KS

2010:   Best in Media($500.00) Art and Air, Webster Groves, MO.

            Best in 3-D ($250.00) Bentonville Artfest, Bentonville, AR.

            Award of Excellence ($500.00) Salute to the Masters, Fairview Heights, IL.

            Award of Merit ($535.00) Hidden Glen Arts Festival, Olathe, KS

            Second Place Fine Arts ($350.00), Historic Shaw Art Fair, St. Louis, MO

2009:   Award of Distinction $200.00 Fort Myer, FL

            Juror’s Choice $500.00, Artigras, Jupiter, FL                                                        

            Best of Media ($500.00) Art and Air, Webster Groves, MO

            Second Place Clay ($1000.00) Festival of the Masters, Disney World, FL

           Judge’s Award ($400.00) GGAF, Pensacola, FL

2008:  Best in Media ($500.00) Art and Air, Webster Grove, MO

2007:  Award of Excellence ($500.00) Art in the Park, Belleville, IL

           Second Place 3-D Fayetteville Fine Arts, Fayetteville, AR

2006:  First Place Clay (1500.00) Disney World, FL.

          Judge”s Award ($500.00) ArtiGras, Weat Palm, FL                                                        

          Best In Category (1500.00) Art in the Park, Belleville,IL

2005: Award of Merit ($500.00) ArtiGras, W,Palm Beach, FL

          First Place Clay ($1000.00) Salute to the Masters, Fairview Heights,IL

          Third Place Clay ($600.00) Festival of the Masters, FL.

2004: First Place Clay ($1000.00) Salute to the Masters, Fairview Heights,IL

          Third Place Clay ($750.00) Festival of the Masters, Disney World, FL

           Best in Show ($1000.00) Fayetteville Fine Arts Show, Fay., AR

           First Place Ceramic ($1000.00) ArtiGras, W.Palm Beach, FL.

2003: First Place Clay ($1000.00), Salute to the Masters, Fairview Heights. Il.

2002: Award of Excellence ($1200.00), Great Gulf Coast Art Fair,Pensacola,FL .

          Signature Piece’ Award ($2000.00), Salute to the Masters, Fairview Heights, IL

2001: Award of Merit$550, Central Penn. Festival &Sidewalk Sale, State College, PA                                 
2000: Third Place Clay ($600),  Festival of the Masters ~  Disney World, FL.

           First Place Clay ($800),   Des Moines Art festival ~ Des Moines, IA.

           First Place Clay ($400),  Artigras ~  W. Palm Beach, FL.

1999:  Award of Excellence($500),  Edmonds Art Fair ~  Edmonds WA.                                                                                                                                

1998:  Second Place Clay ($850),  Festival of the Masters ~  Disney World ,  FL.

           Award of Distinction($650), Central Penn. Fest. & Sidewalk Art Fair ~ State College,PA.

           Award of Excellence ($250), Danforth Museum Fine Craft Show, Framingham,MA

           First Place Clay ($400),  Artigras~ W. Palm Beach, FL.

1997:  Award of Merit ($300), Festival of the Masters ~ Disney World, FL.

           Award of Merit ($450), Central Penn. Fest. & Sidewalk Art fair~State College,PA

1996:  First Place Ceramic, Mainstreet ~ Fort Worth, TX.

           Award of Distinction ($600), Mayfest ~ Tulsa, OK.

           Second Place Clay ($300), Salute to the Masters ~ Fairview Heights, IL.

           First Place Clay Award of Excellence ($1050),  Great Gulf Coast Art fair ~ Pensacola, FL

1995:  Foundation Grant ($5000),  Awarded by Arkansas Art Council

           Award of Merit ($300),  Central Penn. Fest. & Sidewalk Art Show ~ State College, PA.

           First Place Clay Award of Excellence ($1000),  Salute to the Masters ~ Fairview Hts., IL.

           Award of Excellence ($1000),  Great Gulf Coast Art Fair ~ Pensacola, FL.

1994:  First Place Ceramics ($400),  Summerfair ~ Cincinnati, OH.

           Best of show($500),  Summerfair ~ Cincinnati, OH.