The American maker culture was built on a foundation of traditional arts and crafts. These 10 makers, nominated by a panel of experts in the maker movement and voted to the top by 10Best readers, celebrate art and creativity through thoughtfully designed (and often handmade) items ranging from letterpress paper goods to up-cycled sculpture.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Arts & Crafts Maker are as follows:
- Barton Craft & Design - Fiber Wall Art
- Aleksandra Zee - Wooden Wall Hangings
- Winsome Easel - Watercolor and Calligraphy
- Roaming Roots - Wooden Artwork
- Modern South - Paintings and Prints
- Amaranthus Paper & Flora - Crepe Paper Flowers
- Tahoe Wood Maps - 3D Wooden Maps
- The Diggingest Girl - Printmaking and Illustration
- Once Again Sam - Felted Curiosities
- MyMacramania - Macrame Home Decor
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Suzy Ekman (Makers Market) and Erin Godbey (Makers Collective) were chosen based on their knowledge and experience of maker movement in the USA.
Congratulations to all these winning American makers!License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo