Interview for Delmarva Almanac
Deborah was interviewed at work in her fiber studio by Dana Kester McCabe for Delmarva Almanac. Watch at this link.
Deborah Johnson Granted Master Artisan Status for her Glass Work
Deborah Johnson was granted Master Artisan status for her glass work in the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen.
Members achieve master status through an in-person review by experts.
" The conceptual richness evidenced in the work shows the nature, complexity and execution that marks each individual’s work as distinctive and unique. It sets it apart from the work of others, not only qualitatively, but in achieving an individual identity, readily recognizable as belonging to that maker."
Peters Valley Fine Craft
Deborah Johnson's work has been accepted into both the fiber and glass categories at the Peter's Valley Fine Craft Show.
This annual event showcases American Craft made by 150+ exhibiting artists from across the country. The 45th Annual Fine Craft Fair will be
held at the Sussex County Fair Grounds
September 26 & 27, 2015
(Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm)
This venue is fully accessible.
37 Plains Road, Augusta, NJ 07822
Grant from The Delaware Division of the Arts Nov 2014
Deborah Johnson's art work is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency dedicated to nurturing and supporting the arts in Delaware, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. Deborah was awarded an opportunity grant from the DDOA for her glass work to be presented at the American Fine Craft Show at the Brooklyn Museum Nov 2014.
American Fine Craft Show at Brooklyn Museum November 22 & 23, 2014
Deborah Johnson's glass and fiber work has been selected for the American Fine Craft Show at Brooklyn Museum, November 22 & 23, 2014.
This two-day event will present an extraordinary selection of handmade works in ceramics, jewelry, glass, furniture, wood, metal, mixed media, sculpture, wearable and decorative fiber by 90 of the nation's finest craft artists.
The Sarasota Craft Show December 5, 6 & 7 2014
Deborah Johnson's glass and fiber work was selected for The Sarasota Craft Show The show returns to Robarts Arena, December 5-7, 2014. The event, now in its fifth year, features exceptional works in ceramics, decorative fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed-media, paper, wearable art, wood, painting, photography and sculpture by more than 100 of the nation's top artists.
Kimmel Center, Pennsylvania Ballet's Nutcracker Market Dec 10-14, 2014
Deborah Johnson's glass and fiber work will be at Nutcracker Market in Philadelphia at the Kimmel Center This festive holiday market- a fundraiser for Pennsylvania Ballet and The School of Pennsylvania Ballet- will feature over 75 select exhibitors offering a variety of gifts and hand-crafted works such as ornaments, jewelry, photography, and dance-inspired pieces.