Awards, Honors, and Publications

In addition to the following awards and magazine article, Stephen Mark Paulsen has received favorable and enthusiastic reviews from newspapers coast-to-coast, including the New York Times, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Santa Barbara News-Press, and others too numerous to mention here.

2002
Founder’s Award, (top award), American Craft Exhibition, Evanston, IL
1998
First Place, Wood, Portland Art Festival
First place (top award) Westchester Craft Show
1995
First Place, Sausalito Art Festival
American Woodworker “Chatterwork” June.
1994
First Place, Mixed Media, Boca Museum Art Festival.
First Place, Wood, Cherry Creek Art Festival.
American Woodworker, “Sculpture Game”, December.
1993
Second Place, Mixed Media, Boca Museum Art Festival.
1990
Matter Magazine, May.
1989
“The Touches Prize for Craftmanship” at the Philadelphia Craft Show.
1988
“Best of Show” Sausalito Art Festival.
1987
Sunset Magazine, May.
“Merit Award, ” Vessels and Forms, National Exhibition of Woodturning in Hoston, Texas.
Fine Woodworking Magazine, back cover, March/April.
1986
Vogue Magazine, December.
“Sears Rebuck Award for Best Woodwork” at the Philadelphia Craft Show.
Poetry of the Physical book publication accompanying the Inaugural Exhibition of the New American Craft Museum in New York City, September.
“Award of Excellence” (top award) Mill Valley Art Festival, September.
“Best of Show” 3-dimensional, Sausalito Art Festival, September.
Life Magazine, July
1985
First Prize, Beverly Hills “Affaire in the Gardens” Art Show, October.
1984
Fine Woodworking Magazine, November/December, “Chatterwork” by Stephen Paulsen.
House Beautiful, Summer Design issue. “Functional Forms for the 80s” by Devorah Daw.
Holz und Elfenbein, (A German Woodworking publication) “Portrait: Stephen Paulsen.”
1983
America, Russian Language magazine of the USA/USSR Cultural Exchange Programs, April.
1982
American Crafts, How to Fulfill the Promise, by Kristin Reid.
American Craft Magazine, June/July Portfolio.
1981
American Craft Magazine, December/January.
The Los Angeles Times, Home Magazine.
Decor Magazine, September.
Woodworking: The New Wave, by Dona Meilach.
A Gallery of Turned Objects 1981, edited by Albert Le Coff, Brigam Young University Press.
1980
“Best of Wood” Scottsdale Festival of the Arts 11, Arizona.
1979
Biennial Design Book II, published by Fine Woodworking Magazine.
New West Magazine “Wood Works,” by Rochelle Reed.
The California Collection offered by the M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, The California Palace of the Legion of Honor and the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.
“Masterpiece Ward,” The Renaissance Pleasure Faire, Novato, California.
“Juror's Award” Scottsdale Festival of the Arts 10, Arizona.