Awards are presented in ceramics, precious metals, glass, wood and recycled materials, contemporary design, innovative use of traditional craft materials and fiber.  We also honor artists with the New Artist Award, the Best Booth Design Award and the Elisabeth Scott Bocock Best in Show Award.

In 2019, the Visual Arts Center of Richmond recognized the following artists for the work they exhibited at our Craft + Design Show:

Elisabeth Scott Bocock Best in Show Award, Presented by McGuireWoods LLP
Nicario Jimenez

Priscilla Burbank and Mike Schewel Glass Award
Melissa Schmidt

Classic Party Rentals of Virginia Fiber Award
Ignatius Creegan + Rod Givens

Claris Financial Innovative Use of Traditional Craft Materials
Stephen and Tamberlaine Zeh

Friends of the Wood Studio at VisArts Wood and Recycled Materials Award
Daniel Rickey

Genworth Best Booth Design Award
E. Douglas Wunder

The Martin Agency Sustainability Award
Genevieve Williamson

Martin-Star Cabinetry and Design New Artist Award
Ani Kasten

Shockoe Bottom Clay Ceramics Award
Matt Repsher

Troutman Sanders Contemporary Design Award
Robert Patterson

VPM Precious Metals Award
Wendy Stevens