Friday, December 25, 2009

Contemporary Textiles Award 2010

Deadline: April 30, 2010 (RECEIVE) & (ONLINE)

Contemporary Textiles Award 2010

Buda Historic Home and Garden
Buda Garden Room
Castlemaine Victoria
June 5 - June 13, 2010

Members of the textile communities are invited to submit entries for a Contemporary Textiles Prize for which a theme is chosen for the Prize and for which there are seven categories, each with an individual monetary award.

“Gold” with the exception of the Open Section “Inspired by Buda”

The six categories are:
• “Inspired by Buda” Open Section: where entries must reflect some aspect of the Buda home or garden (for which the Award includes a piece of Silver)
• Embroidery of original design: where the major importance of the work is embroidery
• Mixed media: where patchwork or quilting is a significant part of the work
• Working with yarn: where knitting, crochet, felting or weaving are an important component of the finished work
• Wearable art: including any items of dress, millinery or costume jewellery
• Pigment, painted, dyed fabric: where fabric printing or painting is of major importance in the work

Additional Monetary Awards will be made for the:
• Best Entry Student work, primary or junior-secondary (over fifteen is considered "Open")
• Best Entry Over-all Award.
• Visitor’s choice award

Section Award: $350

Best Entry Award: $750 and two pieces of silver jewellery acquired at the Buda Historic Home and Garden Contemporary Silver and Metalwork Exhibition 2009

Visitors’ Choice Award: $300

COST OF ENTRY (maximum of three per entrant): $15 per entry $10 students

CURATOR FOR 2010: Vishna Collins
JUDGES: Pat Jones, Louis La Valliant, Patrick Snelling


Entry Details

Registration Form

On line registration:

Textiles: Buda Historic Home and Garden
42 Hunter Street, Castlemaine Vic 3450
T: 03 5472 1032 E: