Clay Fest participants have the opportunity to vote for three gallery awards as well as Best Booth. In 2012, the new category of People's Choice was added to allow patrons to get in on the fun.

Here are the 2017 winners:

Best of Show : Nina Fernstrom-Duong:Stargazing Pie

Second Place : Frank Gosar:Clever Girl

Third Place: Karen Washburn:Northern Light

Best Booth : Dave Parry

People's Choice : Peter Alsen : Paisley the Dragon