Hunterdon County Rug Artisans’ Work Recognized
“LION CLOSE UP”: This rug by Judy Carter of the Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild of Flemington has been accepted for inclusion in the 2020 “Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs 30,” a premier juried collection of the year’s best hand-hooked rugs.
Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild (HCRAG) of Flemington has announced that five of its members have been accepted for inclusion in the 2020 “Celebration of Hand-Hooked Rugs 30,” a premier juried collection of the year’s best hand-hooked rugs sponsored by Rug Hooking Magazine.
Included in Celebration 30 are the following works from its members: in the Rugs Based on Original Designs category, a hand-hooked rug created by Dana Psoinas of Woodbury, N.Y., entitled Tuckered Out Cowgirl (this is Psoinas’ third appearance in Celebration); in the Rugs Based on Adaptations category, Lion Close Up, by Judy Carter of Willow Street, Pa. (this is Carter’s 16th appearance in Celebration); and Mother and Child in Flowers by Therese Shick of New Hope, Pa. (this is Shick’s third appearance in Celebration). In the Honorable Mention category are Trick or Treaters on Parade by Jane Anderson of Clinton (this is Anderson’s fourth appearance in Celebration) and Islamorada Meditation by Debbie Walsh of Cranford (this is Walsh’s third appearance in Celebration).
During this time when we have not been able to meet together, HCRAG is honored to have five members accepted in Celebration and to share in the recognition of their beautiful creations.
The mission of the Hunterdon County Rug Artisans Guild is to perpetuate the tradition and art of rug hooking in all its various forms. Visit the Guild’s website (www.hcrag.com) for information on its programs and activities.