From Home Furnishing Business
Judges Named for Annual ARTS Awards
Dallas Market Center, co-founder and producer of the ARTS Awards and ART, the creative home furnishings network, has named its panel of judges for the 28th ARTS Awards.
The distinguished judging panel selects winners for 24 categories including Manufacturer, Retailer, Product Designer, Interior Designer, Sales Representative and Green Award.
Specialty awards including Rising Star, Legendary Leadership and Academy of Achievement are selected separately.
Named to the judging panel were: Steven Avitable, Senior Vice President of Business Development at Steelyard Access; Kelli Ellis, an author, designer, and former HGTV host who will star in a new show on The Design Network this fall; Bill G. Fortson, president of BJ’s Home Accents in Newburgh, Ind., and a five-time ARTS Award winner; Caroline Hipple, President of Norwalk Furniture; Susan Inglis, Executive Director of the Sustainable Furnishings Council; and Jaye Anna Mize, home interiors director for the trend-forecasting agency Fashion Snoops.
The ARTS Awards will be presented during a gala event on Jan. 20, at the Hilton Anatole Hotel.