Jennifer Ling Datchuk has received the 2017 Emerging Voices Award given through the American Craft Council.
The American Craft Council established the awards in 2015 to recognize and celebrate the talents of remarkable young makers who contribute to craft with their hands, minds, and creative spirits.
She was chosen by jurors Karen Hampton, textile artist; Jiseon Lee Isbara, Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor, Oregon College of Art and Craft; Michael Radyk, AAA Director of Education; and T’ai Smith, Associate Professor, University of British Columbia and 2015 Emerging Scholar recipient.
Recipients receive $10,000 as recognition for their outstanding work in the field.
An interview with Jennifer can be found at: American Craft Council: Emerging Voices 2017.