Category: Needlework Exhibition


Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil – Lessons For Judging

By Connie Lynn BorserineThis article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in summer 2002. Ladies and Gentlemen, you are all aware of the three little monkeys wherein one covers his ears, one covers his eyes and one covers his mouth…

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Your Piece or Mine

by Carlene HarwickThis article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in summer 2002 According to Webster: A ‘critique’ is a critical analysis or evaluation of a subject, situation, or literary work. To take that a step further, let’s look…

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Judge Not

By Carlene HarwickThis article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in autumn 2001. Click here to see the original publication. …… lest ye be judged. How many times have we heard that one! And, what do we understand about it? If we…

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Partnership Is Better

By Margaret Briscoe, NAN-certified judgeThis article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in fall 2000. Click here to see the original publication. I feel luxurious and full of potential! I am now on my way to becoming the star of the best…

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FROM A JUDGE’S JOURNAL

By Carlene Harwick This article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in spring 2000. PERCEPTION….it is at the core of the design of our lives and colors everything we see and do, what we think and who we are. Last…

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The Artist’s Statement

by Beverly BookerThis article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in fall 1999. An artist’s statement is usually simple and direct. The artist is sharing her inner thoughts, voice and goals with the judges and viewing public. Not so simple…

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From A Judge’s Journal

By Carlene HarwickThis article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in summer 1999. Click here to see the original publication Remember the diaries we wrote in when we were blithe young spirits (teenagers)? I don’t know about you, but they never were…

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The Home of Our NAN Collection

by Patricia Tector, former NAN Director of Judges’ CertificationThis article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in spring 1999. We keep hearing that the NAN Collection is at the Gallery of Art & Design at North Carolina State University. What is this place…

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The Exemplary – Packing and Shipping

By Beverly Booker This article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in winter 1999. Select clean, durable packing material and containers. These items must survive a round-trip as well as unpacking and repacking. Address the inside flap of the box…

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Developing Your Artistic Eyes

By R. Llewellyn Jordan This article first appeared in NANthology, the NAN newsletter, in winter 1996.  Becoming a gallery-goer can provide endless opportunities to sensitize your eyes to art. It is a provocative experience for each and every individual who attends…

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