35th Annual Louie Judges

The Louie Awards Judges are invited by our volunteer leaders on the GCA Louie Award committee and are a mix of retailers, makers, reps, and associate members. Thank you to the below judges for lending your expertise and participating in judging this year!


First Name Last Name Company
Erin Ball Third Place Books
Shelley Barandes Albertine Press
Kim Bartolotta Elevation by Kim
Sammi Bateman The Merrygold Shop
Kelly Bristol Just Got 2 Have It
Kelly Brown Locally Inspired
Kristina Burkey Calliope Paper
David Burton Avanti Press
Bonnie Butler Candace & Company
Jason Carberry Fine Moments
Marissa Chapman Lena B.
Krishna Chavda Nanu Studio
Aundra Coleman-Howard Aundi S Art and Design
Kathleen Crawford The Book Stall
Dan Deardorff Ecological Fibers
Lori Delisi Avanti Press
Sirmantha Ellison From Sir with Love
Gina Ferard Smitten on Paper
Andrew Gawdun Curious
Suzie Gildea Suzie Gildea Group
Fern Gimbelman Designer Greetings
Abby Glassenburg Craft Industry Alliance
Jan Golden Age Friendly Vibes
Ann Gregory Bas Bleu
Tiffany Grimes Posteriety Paper
Carrie Grove TPI Solutions Ink
Tanya Hawkins Monkey Business Reps
Paul Himmelein Ivory Tower Letters
Susan January Leanin’ Tree
Debbie Jones Heavenly Debbie
Karen Kennedy and the moon will rise
Chrissy Koczenasz Jones Street Press
Anna Kohl Hallmark
Beth Kramm Nature Together
Janine Kwoh Kwohtations
Leslie Latterell Oak and Linen
Cathy Llanso Legacy/Seedlings
Amy Lowenberg Emerald
Jen McGonigle Joy Street Life and Home
Erin Mcmanness Paper Raven Co.
Maria McNamara American Greetings
Lauren Miele Kush Kards
Ash Molesso Ash + Chess
Amy Moore Little Luxuries
Lucia Morris Lucy Loves Paper
Ali Mullins Paper Skyscraper
Diana Naramore Sip and Ship
Chess Needham Ash + Chess
Grace Nixon-Peterson Tiny and Snail
Kendall Parisi Czar Press
Mary Pinto Albertine Press
Kelli Prewett Kitsch and Color
Robbin Rawlings Robbin Rawlings Design
Tracie Riddle The Merchant/Archer Paper
Mitzi Sampson Mitzi Bitsy Spider
Teri Sams Cards & Gifts NW
Peyton Sarah BN/PS
Jeremy Saumure Flax Pen to Paper
Stephanie Scolman Rock’N Paper
Kim Shannon Neenah Paper
Jenny Shoaf Oatmeal Studios
Aarica Smith Infectious Design Co.
Leah Steger Winkies
Stephanie Tinnirello AIGA Boston
Julie Trescott Design Design
Sara Villari Occasionette
Jenni Wilson Beach House Greetings
Brad Woods Maginating
Stephanie Woolley Tattered Cover
Katelyn Woolley The Noble Paperie

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