Monday, December 29, 2008

Surface Design Association TEXTILE FUSION

Deadline: February 1, 2009 (ONLINE)

Surface Design Association

Off the Grid Conference
Kansas City, Missouri, USA
May 30th, 2009


As a part of the Surface Design Association’s international textile conference, Off the Grid, SDA will present Textile Fusion: an Interactive Fashion Performance, on May 30th, 2009.

This alternative fashion show will provide an opportunity to exhibit your fabulous textile-inspired garments up-close and in-performance.


The exhibition is open to all Surface Design Association members 18 years of age or older. Each entry must be original work completed after February 2007.

If you are not currently a member of the Surface Design Association you can become a member by visiting the website:

Entry Requirements

There is a $25 entry fee to submit up to 3 pieces for jury.


Submissions will be juried for entry by the fashion show committee. Selections will be made based on creativity,thematic relevance, quality and sophistication of design. In addition, the jury will consider suitability for the performance and availability of models.

The juror will present awards for:

First Place | $700
Second Place | $400
Third Place | $300
SDA Award of Excellence

Awards will be determined from examination of actual pieces. Award winners will be announced at the conference.

Download the prospectus: SDAFashionShowProspectus09_000.pdf

OnLine Submission
Fashion Performance online Submission Form.

The mission of the Surface Design Association is to increase awareness, understanding and appreciation of textiles in the art and design communities, as well as in the general public.

We inspire creativity, encourage innovation and further the rich tradition of the textile arts through publications, exhibitions, conferences and educational opportunities.

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