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2014 FASA Conference Announced

The Dates Have Been Set!!!
The Folk Art Society's 27th Conference
will be in Columbus, Ohio, October 9-12, 2014.
Duff Lindsay is the Chairman.
Please check HERE for more information as we get it.

Jessie Cooper 1932-2013

Kentucky folk artist Jessie Cooper of Flemingsburg, died January 24, 2013, after a long illness.

The widow of folk artist Ronald Cooper, Jessie is known for her whimsical and lighthearted depictions of biblical stories and religious themes, often painted on boxes, shelves and other found objects.

FASA Wins Virginia Press Women Awards

Virginia Press Women awarded many prizes to The Folk Art Society this year!

First Place: News reporting, publication/magazine/supplement for general or specialized circulation; Single page or pages regularly edited by entrant, publication/magazine/supplement for general or specialized circulation; Website edited by entrant for not-for-profit, government or educational organization.

Second Place: Brochure, four-color print.

Third Place: Publications regularly edited by entrant, publication/magazine/supplement for general or specialized circulation.

First-place entries will advance to the National Federation of Press Women Communications Contest.