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National Magazine Honors Area Craftspersons

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Edmond Theriault and Brian J Theriault display snowshoes made for President Obama

FORT KENT, Maine – ‚ÄĒBrian J. Theriault and Edmond Theriault of Fort Kent, Maine won the highest award as a traditional artisan in this year‚Äôs Directory of Traditional American Crafts, and their work is showcased in the latest issue of Early American Life magazine. They rank top in their field, according to a panel of national experts convened by the magazine.
The Directory of Traditional American Crafts is a special listing that appears in the August 2011 issue of Early American Life, a national magazine focusing on architecture, decorative arts, period style, and social history from colonial times through the mid-19th Century.

The Directory has been used for the past two decades by curators at living history museums, owners of traditional homes, and motion picture producers for finding artisans to make period-appropriate furnishings and accessories for displays, collections, and use.

The August issue of Early American Life, on newsstands June 21, lists all artisans selected for the Directory as well as contact information for those wanting to own their work. The Directory layout features lush color photos of many of these artworks.

Early American Life is a bimonthly magazine with a circulation of 90,000. The magazine was founded in 1970 and is owned by Firelands Media Group LLC, Shaker Heights, Ohio. Copies of the August 2011 issue with the 2011 Directory of Traditional American Crafts are available by contacting the editor.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Jeanmarie Andrews

Telephone Number: (440)543-8566

Website: http://www.EarlyAmericanLife.com

Email: Jeanmarie@firelandsmedia.com