Award's and Honors
Invited Artists: Smithsonian Permanent White House Collection 1999
Work in two different White House Adminisrations
Selected Artists: "200 Best Traditional Craftsmen in America", yearly since 1991, Early American Life magazine, including 2002
Many "Best of Show" awards, including Power's Crossroads 2000, Newnan, GA., twice at the prestigious Waterford Tour and 18th C. Craft Fair, Waterford, VA and Westerville, OH. Music & Arts Festival, Heritage Division
Instructors: John C. Campbell Folk School, Master Artists' Sessions
Invited Artists for
major Fine Arts & Fine Crafts Shows, including:
George Washington's Mt. Vernon 18th C. Marketplace
Decatur House Museum 19th C. Marketplace, National Trust for Historic Pres.
The Designer Craftsmen Show of Philadelphia
The Designer Craftsmen Show of Boston
Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, TX.
Waterford (Va.) Historic Tour & Craft Festival
Powers Crossroads Arts & Crafts Festival
Wilton, CT., Historical Show
Collected by various museums, including the Smithsonian; Cabrillo National Monument, San Diego, Ca.; YOrktown, Va. Settlement Museum; N.C. Museum of Handcrafts; Scotchtown and Abe Lincoln's Home, New Salem, IL.; many curators and historians
Invited Artist, The Best of Tennessee Crafts, 2002 Biennial Exhibition, Hunter Musuem, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Published in various magazines: Early American Life; Country America; Country Folk Art; Back Home; Southern Living; Mountain Life
Authors of two books by Schiffer Publishing Co.: Sculpting Traditional Bowls, 1993, and Hewing Contemporary Bowls, 1995.
Television appearances: CBS Sunday Morning with Charles Kuralt, the Dolly Parton Thanksgiving Special, The Nashville Network with Mike Snyder, PM Magazine
Grandparents of eight: Jillian Mann Bailey; Brittany Diane Corn; Erik Wayne Corn; G. Stone Corn; Lauren Caroline Gray; Heath Robert Gray; Rhys Mann; Wyatt Gray.