The ATA Student Award will be presented annually to a student enrolled in a college fiber program. The fiber program may be located in any country. The award will consist of $750. In addition, the winner’s work will be featured in the ATA newsletter, Tapestry Topics. All applicants will receive a one year student membership in the American Tapestry Alliance.
A panel of three judges will judge the submissions on the basis of the following criteria:
- excellence in tapestry technique
- an awareness of the textile ‘language,’
- creativity in imagery
For the purposes of this award, woven tapestry is defined as hand woven, weft faced fabric using discontinuous wefts.
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