Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients

The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to individuals in the storytelling community who have dedicated their lives to the art form of storytelling and who have demonstrated meritorious service to the National Storytelling Network, as well as to the community of storytellers at large. The individuals who are awarded are those who have expanded public awareness of the art of storytelling by virtue of their preservation of traditional art forms or the significant originality of their body of work.

 

Elizabeth Ellis

Elizabeth Ellis

2013

Syd Lieberman

Syd Lieberman

2013

Diane Wolkstein

Diane Wolkstein

2013

   

Laura Simms

Laura Simms

2012

Spaulding Gray

Spalding Gray

2012

Jay O'Callahan

Jay O'Callahan

2011

Donald Davis

Donald Davis

2010

Alice McGill

Alice McGill

2010

Ruth Stotter

Ruth Stotter

2010

Roslyn Bresnick-Perry

Roslyn
Bresnick-Perry

2007

Lynn Rubright

Lynn Rubright

2007

Connie Regan Blake

Connie Regan-Blake

2006

Anne Pellowski

Anne Pellowski

2005

Barre Toelken

Barre Toelken

2005

Don Doyle

Don Doyle

2004

Linda Goss

Linda Goss

2003

Penninah Schram

Peninnah Schram

2003

Ellin Greene

Ellin Greene

2002

Norma Livo

Norma Livo

2002

Giola Timpanelli

Giola Timpanelli

2002

Maggi Peirce

Maggi Peirce

2001

Gamble Rogers

Gamble Rogers

2001

Flora Joy

Flora Joy

2000

Frankie & Doug Quimby

Frankie & Doug Quimby

2000

Brother Blue

Brother Blue

1999

Jimmy Neil Smith

Jimmy Neil Smith

1999

Augusta Baker

Augusta Baker

1998

Vi Hilbert

Vi Hilbert

1998

Jackie Torrence

Jackie Torrence

1998

Doc McConnell

Doc McConnell

1997

Gayle Ross

Mary Carter Smith

1996

Kathyrn Windham

Kathryn Windham

1996

Ray Hicks

Ray Hicks

1995