Lis-el Crowley Vision Award

In honor of AMCAW’s co-founder, we present the Lis-el Crowley Vision Award, designed to honor her legacy within the metal clay community. 

Nominations open through February 20, 2023

The award will recognize an individual who has made a significant impact in our metal clay world.

The award’s criteria is:

  • A spirit of generosity within the metal clay community
  • Support for the advancement of metal clay artistry
  • Support for the metal clay community
  • Promotion of metal clay outside the metal clay community

2022 Lis-el Crowley
Vision Award
Winner

Terry Kovalcik

Learn more about Terry and the 2021 winner, Tim McCreight.

LCVA AMCAW award

3D Award – Displayed at all AMCAW events. Winners names are added each year. 

LCVA individual award 2021 winner Tim McCreight

Winners award – Each year the winner receives a wall mounted award.

Recognition of the Award Recipient

The winner of the Lis-el Crowley Vision Award will receive the recognition that comes with being singled out by their peers as a generous, impactful, and supportive member of the metal clay community.

  • The announcement will be made in May 2023
  • The winner will be offered one gratis registration to the 2024 SINTER Event
  • News of this honor will be shared widely in AMCAW’s social media channels and newsletter

 

Nomination Details and Process

Nominations close on February 20, 2023 at 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time. The winner will be announced in May.

Any member of the community, including both AMCAW members and non-members may submit a nomination here.

This is a very inclusive award. Any member of the community from anywhere in the world, including both AMCAW members and non-members, are eligible to be nominated (with a few exceptions). Current board members are not eligible for this award.

The nomination form includes a series of questions designed to help the selection panel understand how this individual exemplifies the spirit of Lis-el Crowley, including:

  • The spirit of generosity within the metal clay community
  • Support for the advancement of metal clay artistry
  • Support for the metal clay community
  • Promotion of metal clay outside the metal clay community

If you’d like to nominate someone, please take your time and be thoughtful when completing the form.

An independent selection panel will review the nominations and select the winner.

The more complete the nomination forms, the easier it will be for the selection panel to do their job and choose a worthy recipient.

Official Rules

  • This nomination form will close on February 20, 2023 at 11:59 pm Pacific Standard Time. No nominations will be accepted after this date.
  • Anyone wishing to submit a nomination must complete the online nomination form. Submissions made in other formats will not be considered.
  • An individual may submit nominations for multiple people but each nomination must be on a separate online nomination form
  • Any member of the metal clay community may be nominated EXCEPT the 16 current AMCAW Board Members.
  • Eligibility rules may change for future versions of this award.
  • An individual may nominate themselves.
  • Nominees may be living or deceased.
  • The decision of the selection panel is final.
  • The winner prize of a gratis registration at the SINTER conference has no cash value. If the recipient decides not to attend or the conference is cancelled, there is no cash equivalent.
  • The SINTER registration for the winner is non-transferrable.
  • AMCAW will not be responsible for flights, hotel accommodation costs or other incidental costs associated with attendance of the winner at the SINTER Conference.
  • If the conference is cancelled, or the winner is unable to attend the SINTER Conference for any reason, AMCAW will not be responsible for any expenses incurred by the winner of the gratis registration.
  • This award has no cash value.