The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery announced the winners of the 2012 Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics and the RBC Award for Glass earlier this month on Oct 10th. The winner for the Winifred Shantz Award for Ceramics is Eliza Au of Richmond, British Columbia. Carole Epp of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was the runner-up. The winner of the RBC Award for Glass is Benjamin Kikkert of Toronto, Ontario. Dominique Beaupré St-Pierre of Montreal, Quebec was the runner-up.
Congratulations to the winners and runners up as these awards are an honour to be nominated for. I'm very proud of my friends Eliza and Benji!!! Hard work does pay off, as these are two very dedicated people!