The Tasmanian Craft Fair presents a range of awards each year recognising excellence in the fields of craft or arts.

The Premier’s Award for Excellence

The winner will have demonstrated excellence of national/international standard, as measured by the quality of the work, considered in the context of the exhibitor's overall presentation.
Prize: $10,000
Sponsor: Department of Premier and Cabinet
 

2018 Winner: Jean Swinyard Ceramics

Highly Commended

Stall 107:  Jennifer G Frost
Stall 506:  Pili Pala Pieces
Stall 507:  Benjamin Timber Studio
Stall 535:  geckostrands

 


Stand Presentation Award

Prize: $1,000

Sponsor: Deloraine and Districts Community Bank

Criteria: This award is for a well-designed display presented in an enticing format. Work of a high quality in any price range or medium will be presented in an informative and engaging way. 

Imagining the site and designing the stand to maximise both product and audience engagement is an aspect of this award that the judging panel acknowledge as a challenge for each exhibitor.


2018 Winner: Jennifer G Frost
Highly Commended
Stall 506:  Pili Pala Pieces
Stall 529: Lois Bury Art
 


First Time Exhibitor Award

Prize: Certificate and $1,000 

Sponsor: Rotary Club of Deloraine

Criteria: To acknowledge and encourage exhibitors who have never before exhibited at the TCF and who demonstrate innovation and quality in their work, and present it in a professional manner.


2018 Winner: Australian Landscape Jewellery - Suzette Watkins
Highly Commended:
Stall 405:  Melissa Baldock Silversmith
Stall 759:  Tanja von Behrens


Providores Award

Prize: $1,000

Sponsored by:  Brown Brothers Wines

Criteria: The exhibitor will be selling a product that is processed, and where possible, grown in Tasmania. The produce will be of high quality, with presentation, display and packaging all enticing to the senses. Whilst not essential, the product will preferably have a degree of uniqueness about it.


2018 Winner: 7K Distillery - Harry Foster and Tyler Clark
Highly Commended:
Stall 201:  Old Kempton Distillery
Stall 203:  Killara Distillery
Stall 319:  Herbal Teas Australia