WHO: undergraduates and those graduating in 2010 working with knitted textiles. Open to UK residents only.
WHAT: award celebrating and rewarding student practitioners of hand/machine knitting and crochet. This prestigious award is aimed at exploring the art and craft of contemporary knitting (hand or machine knitted) and crochet that is dynamic and may be innovative in design, dramatic fashion, idiosyncratic furnishings and intriguing artworks. There is no need to determine the categories as there are often pieces that could fall in more than one category. Work will be judged on originality, overall concept and the innovative use of technique, yarns, materials and colour. Existing coursework can be entered where applicable.
WHEN: 15 entries will be selected for the finalist's exhibition which will be staged at the Knitting and Stitching Shows Autumn 2010 at Alexandra Palace, 7-10 Oct and Harrogate, 25-28 Nov.
PAYMENTS: 1st prize £1,000 and three further prizes of £350 each.
DETAILS: Knitted Textile Award 2010, UKHKA Admin, 11 Foxes Close, Chalford Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL6 8JZ.
Deadline: 1 August 2010 ** Deadline expired**
Organiser/employer: UK Hand Knitting Association
[ Added on 14 June 2010 ]
- Pays fee/prize/award
- Experience required:
- Some experience
- Students eligible:
- UK - London and Harrogate