Special Mention Juan González Farina
2007 :: Pinolere International Basketry Competition, Canary Islands, Spain
1st Prize Basketmaking Category, National Crafts Competition
2007 :: RDS National Crafts Competition, Dublin
The RDS National Crafts Competition in its present form has been held annually since 1968 to promote Irish craft and design. Growing in stature each year, it is the major Irish crafts industry competition, allowing both professional and amateur craft designers to exhibit and promote their work.
Crafts Council of Ireland Bursary
The Crafts Council recognises that Irish craft is driven by creativity, and it is this dynamic that has led to a vibrant indigenous industry that is a natural meeting point for culture and commerce. The Crafts Council Bursary is awarded to support and recognise the achievements of professional craftspeople in the creative development of their craft, which will lead to new opportunities in their practice.
Award at Pinolere International Basketry Competition
2005 :: Pinolere International Basketry Competition, Canary Islands, Spain
Award of 1st prize, designer and artistic basketry category, Pinolere International Basketry competition and exhibition, Canary Islands, Spain. September 2005.