Autumn Carpet  AUTUMN CARPET III  TILE HERITAGE FOUNDATION AWARD, 2001-2002

Autumn Color III
The Tile Heritage award was presented to Eric Rattan at a Tile Heritage Foundation/Smithsonian Renwick Gallery exhibit at the Art Museum of the Americas in Washington, DC . Mr. Rattan was the recipient of the award for his 1000 piece ceramic tile mosaic faux carpet Autumn Color III. Ms. Bonnie Lilienfield (ceramics and glass specialist at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution) writes the following regarding Mr. Rattan's work:

"The Tile Heritage Prize is awarded to the tile or clay piece that 'best reflects the ceramic traditions of America.' This wonderful tile carpet, composed to 1000 handmade stoneware tiles with five color grouting, carries on the tradition of the Malibu Tile carpets and incorporates the flora of the American landscape. It's monumental, it's traditional with a twist, and it's beautiful!".

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