Stephen Patrick of East Tennessee State University was chair of the 6th LoPresti Awards and announced the winners at the 16th annual meeting in Charlotte (November 2-4, 1990). Other committee members were Mimi Hernandez of UT-Chattanooga and Elen Knott of Wake Forest University.
Exhibition Catalog: Trio of catalogs, Georgia Clay – Pottery of the Folk Tradition, Georgia Clay – Collected Influences, and Georgia Clay – Contemporary Studio Works. Macon GA: Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1989.
Monograph: An Artist in the University Medical Center, by May H. Lesser. New Orleans LA: Tulane University Medical Center in cooperation with Tulane University Press, 1989.
Outstanding Body of Work: Trio of unrelated catalogs, City on a Hill: Twenty Years of Artists at Cortona, Italian Renaissance Maiolica from Southern Collections, by Andrew Ladis, and Myth, Culture, Narrative: Current Prints by Six Georgia Artists, by Patricia Phagan. Athens GA: Georgia Museum of Art, University of Georgia, 1989.
Honorable Mention: Rude Osolnik: A Retrospective. Asheville NC: Southern Highland Handicraft Guild, 1989.