Combining decorative painting and mixed media into one category means that a variety of techniques and approaches put together side by side. Everything from pencil drawing portrait to a toilet paper roll raccoon was nominated this year. The impressive list of finalists includes embroiderers, painters and sculptors. Their works are listed below:

Lisa Covarrubias – Music to My Eyes
Deane Bowers – Meeting Street House
Suzy Myers – Enchanted Fish
Cindy Hunsinger – Hand-painted Guest Wedding Book
Elijah Ford – Friends on Freeways
Kate Viola – Canvas Totes
Stephanie M Mcgovern – Guy Fiery: Welcome to Flavortown
Jocelyn Krodman – The City
Brenda Dee Cook – Hand-painted Christmas Ornaments
Francine Perri – Vintage Circus Train

The winners will be announced during a livestream on Feb. 12, 2017 at 4 p.m. ET. Interested in attending the event in NYC? RSVP here.