Sue Williams Recipient of 2019 Governor’s Arts Award

NBO member and white oak basket maker Sue Williams  is the recipient of a 2019 Governor’s Arts Award.

The Folklife Heritage Award is presented to folk artists or organizations that have made outstanding contributions to Tennessee’s traditional arts. The award honors significant achievements within art forms that are rooted in the traditional or ethnic cultures of Tennessee.

Sue’s devotion to teaching this art, and advocacy on the statewide and regional level, has secured the tradition’s survival beyond the passing of the original basket making families.”Sue Williams has been awarded the 2019 Governor’s Arts Award by the Tennessee Arts Commission.

We send our heartiest congratulations to Sue – well done!

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