ART Founders to Receive ARTS Awards' Academy of Achievement Honor

ARTS Awards

DALLAS-Dallas Market Center today announced that the original founders of Accessories Resource Team (ART), the creative home furnishings network, will receive the Academy of Achievement award at the 25th annual ARTS Awards, which take place in January during Dallas Total Home & Gift Market.

ART's founders include Gil Bailie, primary founder and inaugural president of ART; Eric Bauer, founder, former treasurer, president and chairman of the association's first education committee; Ralph Chancey, former chairman of the ARTS Awards and Dallas Market Center liaison; Henry Goldman, founder and former treasurer for more than 10 years; and Harvey Hollingsworth, founder and past president.

"To commemorate 25 years of the awards program and 28 years of the ART organization, we're proud to honor the visionaries who gave a voice to the home furnishings industry," said Bill Winsor, president and CEO, Dallas Market Center. "The founders made an instrumental contribution to the industry and we applaud and thank them."

The ARTS Awards, which recognize top manufacturers, retailers, product designers and sales representatives from across the world in 26 categories, include the Academy of Achievement honor to honor companies and/or individuals that have made significant contributions to the industry.

The 25th annual ARTS winners will be revealed during a gala event on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014.

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