Awards & Honors

1975 Fellow of American Craftsmenʼs Council (now American Craft Council) (inaugural group)
1983 Honor Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Visual Arts, Womenʼs Caucus for Art, Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, PA
1987 American Craft Councilʼs Gold Medal Award
1992 Honorary Doctorate Degree, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Lenore Tawney and MICA President, Fred Lazarus, Maryland Institute College of Art, 1992
1999 Master of the Medium Award, Renwick Alliance, Washington, DC
2000 Visionaries Award, American Craft Museum (now Museum of Arts and Design), New York, NY