Jóh Ricci

Earthwalk Studio

                              Resume & Awards


Earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from Kutztown University, PA

Self-taught in techniques used in my contmeporary basketry & vessels, as well as

those of hand bead weaving and painting.



Fiber Art Now, 'The Work of Joh Ricci: Fine Art or Fine Craft?' Fall 2012

FibeArts, 'The Kamm Teapot Collection,' Sept/Oct 2010

AmericanStyle, 'Taking Liberties,' Winter 2009-2010

AmericanStyle, 'More Bang for Your Buck,' October 2009

celebrate Gettysburg, 'Artisan: A Shared Passion,' January/Febraury 2009

NBO News, National Basketry Organization, Inc., Fall 2007

Hanover, The Evening Sun, July 29th, 2007

York Sunday News - Hanover/Adams County, February 19th, 2006

Lancaster Intelligencer Journal, November 4th, 2005

Short Pump Life Magazine, Fall 2004



"Artistry in Fiber: Sculpture," AnneLee & E. Ashley Rooney; Schiffer Books

Fiber Art Now, This Just In, Summer 2014

"Fiber Art Today," Carol K. Russell; Schiffer Books 2011

The Treasures from the Smithsonian Institution 2009 Engagement Calendar

"American Art Collector," Alcove Books, Fall 2007

the Crafts Report, March 2007

"500 Baskets," Lark Books 2006

"The Art of Beaded Beads," Lark Books, 2006

"The Fiberarts Design Book Seven," Lark Books 2004

"500 Beaded Objects," Lark Books 2004

"The New Macrame"by Katie Dumont, Lark Books 2000

The Crafts Report, "How to Market Beads," August 2000

"The Fiberarts Design Book Six," Lark Books 1999

The Crafts Report (cover), "How to Market Fibers," August 1999

Handwoven Magazine, March/April 1996

"The Fiberarts Desing Book Three," Lark Books 1987



* Juror's Choice Award, 'Small Wonders,' MD Federation of Art, 2017

* 27th Annual Niche Awards - Finalist: Basketry, 2016

* Best of Sculptural Contemporary Basketry, All Things Considered VIII, NBO, July 2015

* 12th Annual Adams County Arts Juried Art Exhibition, 2nd Place, 2015

* Art of The State:  Pennsylvania 2014, The State Museum of PA, Harrisburg PA; 1st Place

* 11th Annual Adams County Arts Council Juried Art Exhibition, Blick Materials Award, 2014

* 2nd Place in 3-Dimensional Art, Hanover Area Arts Guild, 2012

* 1st Place in 3-Dimensional Art, Hanover Area Arts Guild, 2012

* HGA Award, 'Small Expressions,' Handweavers Guild of America Convergence 2012

* 1st Place in 3-Dimensional Art, Hanover Area Arts Guild, 2011

* 2010 Niche Awards Finalist - Fiber:  Decorative; 'Helleborus'

* 6th Annual Adams County Arts Council Juried Art Exhibition, Honorable Mention, 2009

* 2009 Pennsylvania Council on The Arts Fellowship Award Recipient

* 2008 Silvio & Eugenia Petrini Grant

* 2008 Niche Award Winner - Fiber:  Decorative; 'Spirit Rising'

* 2007 'BEST of SHOW' - Smithsonian Craft Show

* 2007 Niche Award Finalist - Fiber:  Decorative; 'Sunflower'

* 2007 Niche Award Finalist - Teapots; 'Wildflower Intensi-tea'

* 2006 'Collectors' Award,' Westchester Craft Show

* 2006 Third Annual Adams CountyArts Council Juried Show, Fiber Art Award

* 2006 Niche Award Winner - Fiber:  Decorative; 'Cradled Mindscape'

* 2005 The Adrianna Farrelli Award for Excellence in Fiber Arts, The PMA Craft Show