Print and Textile Artist of the Year Award
Print and Textile Artist of the Year Award
The Print and Textile Artist of the Year Award
OPEN TO ALL ARTISTS: MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS
The print and textile artist is for artists and illustrators who make artworks for accessories, scarf design, t shirts, tote bags, fashion garments, rugs, wallpapers, interior design spaces, home wear and home furnishings.
This award will be judged on the following:
Originality, style, mood, composition and design. The work can be commissioned, published, unpublished or a personal project.
You can use any of the following mixed media techniques and materials: pencil drawing, colour pencil, pen & ink, markers, rubbing, painting (watercolour/acrylic/oil etc), canvas, paper, printmaking, screen printing, litho, etching, photo collage, spray, relief, computer/tablet/laptop, photocopier, scanner, and more.
Sara Sozzani Maino - Creative Director Fondazione Sozzani * Int Brand Ambassador CNMI * Advisor at Bidayat * Goodwill Ambassador Fashion for Development * Creative Advisor Conde Nast Italia *
Carolyn Massey RCA - Womenswear Design Director, Tommy Hilfiger
Rebecca Mason - Vice President Global Creative Commercial, Condé Nast
Amber Hunt - Curator, Artiq
Rob Unet - Show Studio, Fashion Illustrator
Lucinda Rogers - Artist/Illustrator
Viktoria Maliar - Artist
Tony Green - Fashion Illustrator
Noel Chapman - Author/ Academic/ Fashion Journalist
Zhenya Z - Fashion Illustrator
Vincent Nappi - Fashion Illustrator
Jamie Lee-Reardin - Fashion Illustrator
After payment, you will receive an email with details of the requirements and instructions for entering your images. Please provide us with a valid email address when purchasing.
If applying for the student award, applications must have Student ID attached to entries.
Winners will receive over £20,000 worth of prizes:
There are 8 award categories this year, seeking excellence in each field.
The 8 award winners, will receive over £20,000 worth of prizes.
The 8 category award winners will each receive prizes worth over £2000:
- 1 year of Exclusive Fida Membership (worth 495)
- A feature in Fible 4 (worth £850)
- 5 images in the Excellence Awards Virtual Exhibition (worth £500)
- 5 images in the Excellence Awards Exhibition e-book (worth £340)
One artist will go ahead to be named the Overall Winner and will receive the following additional prizes, worth over £2500:
- Fida Gallery Solo Show (worth £1350)
- Double Page Spread in the Fible - 4 artists' pages (worth £1200)
DEADLINE: 29th October 2023 11:59pm EST USA.
Save images as JPEG or PNG
Artwork can be any dimensions, but maximum file size you can send is 5 MB.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR YOUR SUBMISSION IS
29th October 2023 11:59pm EST USA.
Fida will notify successful artists on the following dates:
Award entries are non-refundable. If work is not submitted, or submitted after the deadline, it will not be put in for consideration, or refunded.
The application and notification process for the awards are as follows:
Once you have purchased an entry into the awards, you will be sent instructions explaining how to format and send images.
Once Fida receives your images, you will be emailed, to confirm receipt.
In order that all artists can be notified at the same time, both the Longlist and Shortlist will initially be announced on the Fida website: www.fidamembersclub.com. Dates and times will be provided on the website and instagram, once agreed.
The Longlist and Shortlist will also, at a later date, be announced on Fida worldwide’s Instagram account.
The finalists and winners will be announced during a virtual event. Dates and times of the live announcement will be provided on Instagram once agreed, so please make sure you follow us to receive this information (@fidaworldwide).
Winners and finalists will also be added to the websitewww.fidamembersclub.com, in due course, after the Live announcement.
You will NOT be emailed individually with results. If your name is not shown on the website, unfortunately it means that you have NOT been selected on this occasion.
Due to the number of entries we receive, and the fact that we secure industry professionals to judge our awards, it is not possible to give individual feedback to each applicant.