JURY MEMBERS 2012: +NEW YORK: Lisa Weiss +PARIS: Lea Peckre +GHENT: Zoe Vermeire +SAN FRANCISCO: Andrea Cammarosano +BEIJING: Yan Chu / Thanks to each of them for their dedication and work!

THE WINNERS OF THE 2012 ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION ARE:

Seon-Myeong Choe South Korea Samsung Art and Design Institute - Seoul
Yiyi Guo China Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology
Kuan Lu Italy Instituto Europeo di Desgn - Milano
Santiago Utima Colombia Colegiatura Colombiana de Diseño - Medellin
Sun Young Choi United Kingdom London College of Fashion

Barbora Augustinova Czech Republic Uni. of West Bohemia-Inst. of Art & Design-Pilsen
Honorable Mention

SELECTED STUDENTS FOR THE AOF COMPETITION 2012

Sammy Tak Sum Hung China Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Anna Kolinska Czech Republic University of West Bohemia - Inst. of Art & Design - Pilsen
Barbora Augustinova Czech Republic University of West Bohemia - Inst. of Art & Design - Pilsen
Tuoxi Wu China Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology
Montserrat Bustamante Colombia Colegiatura Colombiana de Diseño - Medellin
Florina Farcas Romania University of Art and Design - Cluj-Napoca
Claudio Suarez Davio Argentina ABM Instituto de Educación Superior - Buenos Aires
Qing Ye China Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Kristyna Novakova Czech Republic Academy of Arts, Architecture & Design - Prague
Carmen-Liana Chereches Romania University of Art and Design - Cluj-Napoca
Eliza Angell United States The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Lena Rypakova Slovakia Academy of Fine Arts and Design - Bratislava
Ryan Samways Australia Whitehouse Institute of Design - Sydney
Eun Seok Lee United States Fashion Institute of Technology - New York
Raluca Popa Romania University of Art and Design - Cluj-Napoca
Stephanie Cooper Australia Canberra Institute of Technology - Canberra
Sandra Chira Romania West University of Timisoara - Arts and Design - Timisoara
Kuan Lu Italy Instituto Europeo di Desgn - Milano
Sara Jaramillo Colombia Colegiatura Colombiana de Diseño - Medellin
Hyejin Kim South Korea Kookmin University - Seoul
Eleonora Gendler Israel Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design - Jerusalem
Ana Maria Marchetanu Romania West University of Timisoara - Arts and Design - Timisoara
Eric Truong United Kingdom Ravensbourne - London
Margarita Gonzalez Duque Colombia Colegiatura Colombiana de Diseño - Medellin
Tereza Svolikova Czech Republic University of West Bohemia - Inst. of Art & Design - Pilsen
Saskia
Baur-Schmidt Australia Whitehouse Institute of Design - Sydney
Alan Buanne Italy Polimoda - Firenze
Yin Ting Chui China Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Sun Young Choi United Kingdom London College of Fashion
Santiago Utima Colombia Colegiatura Colombiana de Diseño - Medellin
Xavier Fora Spain Escuela Superior de Diseño de Moda Felicidad Duce - Barcelona
Hye Ryeong Kim South Korea Chungkang College of Culture Industries
Juhyun Park United States Academy of Art University
Bianca Vannuci Italy Polimoda - Firenze
Yu Ding China Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology
Joo Hee Shim South Korea Seoul Women's University
Catarina Miranda Portugal Escola Superior De Artes Aplicadas - Castelo Branco
Francesca Taylor United Kingdom Ravensbourne - London
Irene Koan United States The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Arielle Arndt South Africa Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University
Seon-Myeong Choe South Korea Samsung Art and Design Institute - Seoul
Katerina Hynkova Czech Republic University of West Bohemia - Inst. of Art & Design - Pilsen
Areum Goh South Korea Daegu University
Paula Boadas Urgelles Spain Escuela Superior de Diseño de Moda Felicidad Duce - Barcelona
Elin Halvorsen IUnited States Parsons the New School of Design - New York
SeungMin Park South Korea Kyungpook National University - Seoul
Yiyi Guo China Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology
Miluse Gebauerova United Kingdom Cardiff - University of Glamorgan
Natalia Botero Colombia Colegiatura Colombiana de Diseño - Medellin
Brandon Wen United States Cornell University

Congratulations to all of them!

FIRST ROUND SELECTION APRIL 21, 2012 @ DE YOUNG MUSEUM - SAN FRANCISCO

The first Jury session was held on Saturday, April 21, 2012 and generously hosted by the De Young Museum.
Selected fashion professors for the preliminary judging:

Australia – Melbourne / Whitehouse Institute of Design / Leanne Whitehouse / Founder and Director
Colombia – Medellin / Colegiatura Colombiana / Juliana Luna Mora / Assistant Professor
China – Beijing / Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology / Lan lan / Assistant Professor
Malaysia – Selangor Darul Ehsan / Saito College / Mah Chin Chong - Roger / Lecturer Program Coordinator
Portugal – Covilha / University of Beira interior / Dr. Madalena Pereira / Director of the Master in Fashion Design
South Korea – Seoul / Samsung Art and Design Institute / Dr. Juhee Park / Associate professor
Sweden – Boras / University of Boras / Swedish School of Textiles / Dr. Clemens Thornquist / Chair Fashion Design

USA – AR / Fayetteville / University of Arkansas / Dr. Laurie M. Apple / Associate Professor and Coordinator
USA – CA / San Francisco / Academy of Art Uni. / Flore Morton / Instructor and Coordinator of the Style department
USA – NY / New York / Parsons the New School for Design / Steven Faerm / Assistant Professor and Coordinator

Guest Designer: Matthias de Vogel – Levi's Creative Designer joined the first round jury 2012

Thanks to all of them, including Bora Han and Michael Hawkins, and the De Young Museum - Jill d'Alessandro, Sheila Pressley and Clara Hatcher.

UNIVERSITIES & SCHOOLS REPRESENTED BY REGISTERED STUDENTS 2012

Argentina - Buenos Aires | ABM Instituto de Educación Superior - http://www.abm.edu.ar
Argentina - Buenos Aires | Universidad de Palermo - http://www.palermo.edu
Australia - Brisbane | Queensland Institute of Business and Technology - http://qibt.qld.edu.au
Australia - Brisbane | Queensland University of Technology - http://www.qut.edu.au
Australia - Canberra | Canberra Institute of Technology - http://www.cit.act.edu.au

Australia - Melbourne | Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology - http://www.rmit.edu.au
Australia - Melbourne | Melbourne School of Fashion - http://melbourneschooloffashion.com.au
Australia - Port Melbourne | Australian Academy of Design - http://designacademy.edu.au
Australia - Sydney | University of Technology of Sydney- http://www.uts.edu.au
Australia - Sydney | Whitehouse Institute of Design -http://www.whitehouse-design.edu.au
Belgium - Antwerpen | Royal Academy of Fine Arts - http://www.antwerp-fashion.be
Brazil - Arapongas Parana | Universidade Estadual de Londrina - http://www.uel.br
Brazil - Porto Alegre | Escola Superior de Pubicidade e Propaganda - http://www.espm.br
Brazil - Sao Paulo | Universidade Anhembi Morumbi - http://portal.anhembi.br
Bulgaria - Varna | Varna Free University - http://vfu.bg/en/
Canada - Montreal | Quebec - LaSalle College - http://www.collegelasalle.com

Canada - Ottawa | Ontorio - Academy of Fashion Design Richard Robinson - http://www.richardrobinson.com
Canada - Toronto | Ontorio - Ryerson University - http://www.ryerson.ca
Colombia - Bogota | San Jose Fundacion de Educacion Superior ­ http://www.fessanjose.edu.co
Colombia - Medellin | Colegiatura Colombiana ­ http://www.colegiatura.edu.co
China - Beijing | Beijing Institute of Fashion Technology - http://www.bift.edu.cn

Czech Republic - Pilsen | University of West Bohemia - Institute of Art and Design - http://www.zcu.cz
Czech Republic - Prague |- Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design - http://www.vsup.cz
Denmark - Copenhagen | The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts - http://www.dkds.dk
Finland - Helsinski | HAMK University of Applied Sciences - http://www.hamk.fi

France - Paris | Ecole de la Chambre Syndicale de la Couture Parisienne - http://www.modeaparis.com
France - Paris | Esmod - http://www.esmod.com
France - Paris | International Fashion Academy - http://ifa-edu.cn/ifaen
France - Paris | Paris College of Art - http://www.parsons.paris.edu
Germany - Dusseldorf | Fashion Design Institut - http://www.fashion-design-institut.de
HongKong - Kowloon | The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - http://www.sd.polyu.edu.hk
Hungary - Budapest | Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design - http://mome.hu/en/design-institute
India - Gandhinagar | National Institute of Fashion Technology - http://www.nift.ac.in
Israel - Jerusalem | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design - http://www.bezalel.ac.il/en
Italy - Florence | Polimoda - http://www.polimoda.com
Italy - Milan | Domus Academy - http://www.domusacademy.com
Italy - Milan | Istituto Carlo Secoli - http://www.en.secoli.com
Italy - Milan | Istituto Europeo di design - http://www.ied.edu
Malaysia - Klang | Selangor - International Fashion Training Centre - http://www.iftc.com.my

Malaysia - Petaling Jaya | Selangor - Saito College - http://www.saito.edu.my/
Malaysia - Sungai Petani | Kedah - Tunku Abdul Rahman College - http://www.tarc.edu.my
Mexico - Monterrey | Universitad de Monterrey - http://www.udem.edu.mx
Mexico - Morelia, Michoacán | Instituto Dicormo - http://www.dicormo.com
New Zealand - Whanganui | Universal College of Learning - http://www.ucol.ac.nz
Peru - Lima | Instituto de Moda & Diseno - http://www.mad.edu.pe
Peru - Lima | Centro de Altos Estudios de la Moda - http://www.ceam.edu.pe
Poland - Warsaw - MSKPU | fashion school - http://www.mskpu.com.pl
Portugal - Covilhã |University of Beira Interior - https://www.ubi.pt
Portugal - Castelo Branco | Escola Superior de Artes Aplicadas - http://www.ipcb.pt
Qatar - Doha | Virginia Commonwealth University Qatar - http://www.qatar.vcu.edu
Romania - Bucharest | University of Art Bucaresti- http://www.unatc.ro
Romania - Cluj-Napoca | University of Art and Design - http://www.uad.ro
Romania - Timisoara | West University of Timisoara - http://www.uvt.ro
Slovakia - Bratislava | Academy of Fine Art and Design - http://www.vsvu.sk
Saudi Arabia - Riyadh | Box Hill Institute ASI - http://www.bhtafe.edu
South Africa - Port Elizabeth | Nelson Mendela Metropolitan University - http://mad.nmmu.ac.za
South Korea - Daejon | Korea National Open University - http://www.knou.ac.kr
South Korea - Daegu | Daegu University - http://eng.daegu.ac.kr
South Korea - Daegu | Kyungpook National University - http://www2.knu.ac.kr
South Korea - Icheon | ChungKang College of Cultural Industries - http://www.ck.ac.kr
South Korea - Kyunggi | Kyungwon University - http://www.kyungwon.ac.kr
South Korea - Seoul | EWHA Womans University - http://www.ewha.ac.kr
South Korea - Seoul | Konkuk University - http://www.konkuk.ac.kr
South Korea - Seoul | Kookmin University - http://english.kookmin.ac.kr
South Korea - Seoul | Kyung Hee University - http://www.kyunghee.edu
South Korea - Seoul | Myongji University - http://www.mjc.ac.kr/web/eng
South Korea - Seoul | Samsung Art and Design Institute - http://www.sadi.net

South Korea - Seoul | Sangmyoung University - http://www.smu.ac.kr/en/
South Korea - Seoul | Seoul Women's University - http://www.swu.ac.kr
South Korea - Sinchon | Yonsei University - http://www.yonsei.ac.kr
Spain - Barcelona | Escuela Superior Felicidad Duce - http://www.fdmoda.com
Sweden - Stockholm | Konstskolan - Basis - http://www.basis.se
Switzerland - Geneve | (HEAD) Haute Ecole d’Art & Design - http://head.hesge.ch
The Netherlands - Amsterdam | Amsterdam Fashion Institute - http://amfi.nl
United Kingdom - Cardiff | Univesity of Glamorgan - http://www.glam.ac.uk
United Kingdom - London | London College of Fashion - http://www.fashion.arts.ac.uk
United Kingdom - London | Ravensbourne - http://www.rave.ac.uk/
United Kingdom - London | University of East London - http://www.uel.ac.uk
United Kingdom - Leicester | De Monfort University - http://www.dmu.ac.uk
USA - AL | Tuscaloosa - University of Alabama - http://www.ua.edu
USA - CA | Davis - University of California Davis - http://www.ucdavis.edu
USA - CA | Northridge - California State University - http://www.csun.edu
USA - CA | Los Angeles - California State University Long Beach - http://www.csulb.edu
USA - CA | San Bernardino - Art Institute of California - www.artinstitutes.edu
USA - CA | San Francisco - Academy of Art - http://www.academyart.edu
USA - CA | San Francisco - California College of the Arts - http://www.cca.edu
USA - CA | San Francisco - Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising - http://www.fidm.edu
USA - CA | San Francisco - San Francisco City College - http://www.ccsf.edu

USA - CO | Fort Collins - Colorado State University - www.colostate.edu
USA - FL | Miami - Miami International University of Art & Design - http://www.artinstitutes.edu/miami
USA - IL | School of the Art Institute of Chicago - www.saic.edu
USA - MI | Starkville - Mississippi State University - http://www.msstate.edu
USA - MO | St Charles - Lindenwood University - www.lindenwood.edu
USA - NE | Lincoln - University of Nebrasaka - http://www.unl.edu
USA - NC | Raleigh - North Carolina State University - http://www.ncsu.edu
USA - NJ | Hackettstown - Centenary College -http://www.centenarycollege.edu
USA - NJ | Montclair - Montclair State University - http://www.montclair.edu
USA - NY | Ithaca - Cornell University - http://www.cornell.edu
USA - NY | New York - Fashion Institute of Technology - http://www.fitnyc.edu
USA - NY
| New York - Parsons The New School for Design - http://www.newschool.edu

USA - NY | Poughkeepsie - Marist University - http://www.marist.edu
USA - OH| Kent - Kent State University - http://www.kent.edu
USA - OR | Portland - Art Institute of Portland - http://www.artinstitutes.edu
USA - PA | Philadelphia - Drexel University - http://www.drexel.edu
USA - PA | Philadelphia - Art Institute of Philadelphia - http://www.artinstitutes.edu
USA - PA | Philadelphia - Moore College of Art & Design - http://www.moore.edu
USA - RI | Providence - Rhode Island School of Design - http://www.risd.edu
USA - TX | Denton - University of North Texas- http://www.unt.edu/

1. THE ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION EXISTS TO:

Promote and reward creativity and inventiveness; discover emerging talent and facilitate careers; establish enriching contacts and exchanges between different countries, schools and universities; and to foster new relationships between those from different industries and fields.

The 2011 first laureates received Awards and a Certification for their creative and original work based on theme. (Judging based on coherence with the theme, skill level, creativity and artful expressiveness).

Anne Valerie Hash Award
3-month internship at Anne Valerie Hash - Paris, FRANCE
www.anne-valerie-hash.com

Manish Arora Award
3-month internship at Manish Arora - New Delhi, INDIA
www.manisharora.ws

Jerome Dreyfuss Award
3-month internship at Jerome Dreyfuss - Paris, FRANCE
www.jerome-dreyfuss.com

Nice Collective Award
3-month internship at Nice Collective - San Francisco, USA
www.nicecollective.com

The Paris Arts of Fashion Awards
4-week scholarship at the Arts of Fashion Summer MasterClass program at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs - Paris, FRANCE http://www.arts-of-fashion.org/SummerMasterClass/2011

2. THEME 2012: TRANSPARENCY

3. CALENDAR 2012:

- November 1, 2011: Online registration begins.
- April 1, 2012: Submission deadline for all application materials mailed to the Arts of Fashion Foundation
- April 21, 2012: Jury session meeting hosted by the De Young Museum
- May 1, 2012: Candidates selected for the International Final will be listed on the Arts of Fashion website.
- October 1, 2012: Submission deadline for all selected projects to be received

- Last week of October, 2012: Arts of Fashion Symposium and Competition 2012

4. GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION 2012:

The competition is open to students studying Fashion and Design anywhere in the world during the academic year 2011-2012. Participants will not only represent themselves, but also their Schools, Colleges or Universities, as well as their Countries.
- Candidates must be current students and cannot be professionally employed in the fashion industry at the time of the submission.
- Candidates must design their own original projects completely by themselves.
- Candidates must follow the design and specifications outlined in their application for realization of their final project.
- Registration must be submitted on an individual basis and in the chosen categories.
- Online registration, applications, and final projects received after the deadlines will not be accepted. Registration fees are non refundable.
- Projects selected in the International Final 2012 cannot be presented in another U.S. competition during the year 2012. Projects selected in the International Final 2012 cannot be exibited without the written mention: selected or awarded for the Arts of Fashion International Student Competition 2012.

5. RULES & REGULATIONS FOR AOF COMPETITION 2012:

1st STEP
November 1, 2011: Online registration begins ( $40 registration fee for one category or $75 for both categories )
to design a capstone collection of 3 outfits: The application materials should be completed as listed below.

- 1 page for the 3 illustrations or plan of collection
- 1 page for each illustration
- 1 page for each flats/technical designs
- 1 page for the fabric and material swatches
- 1 page for the developed concept or atmosphere or mood board
- 1 page for the written concept (maximum 100 words)
- 1 resume / CV of the applicant
- 1 student ID (photocopy) 2011-12 of the applicant

Format of each page: 8.5" x 11" or A4 / Letter – and on separate pages (do not try to bind or mount it or else) – name and school and email address and cell phone number should be written on the back of each page with a pencil

2nd STEP
April 1, 2012: Deadline for all application materials to be received at this address: Arts of Fashion Foundation - P.O. Box 78565 - San Francisco CA, 94107 (use a sturdy cardboard envelope to avoid any damage to application materials).

3rd STEP
May 1, 2012: The candidates invited to continue on to the International Final will be announced on the AOF website, along with instructions and specifications for completion of the final projects.

4th STEP
October 1, 2012: Deadline for all selected projects to be received.

Arts of Fashion Foundation - P.O. Box 78565 - US Post Office
460 Brannan Street, San Francisco CA, 94107 / Tel + (1) 415 734 7126

Late projects will not be accepted under any circumstances. It is the candidates’ responsibility to arrange for verification of shipment with their shipping company.
-The realization of the project should follow the instructions and measurements provided on the AOF website (just below).
-Fashion projects should include shoes (size 9-10), and any particular stockings, undergarments, or accessories that the model should wear.
-Every outfit is requested be sent in a separate transparent garment bag (with your name and address written on it), appropriate hangers, and one precise instruction page in a plastic sleeve (photos can be added if necessary) to help the dressers.When sending your project from abroad please indicate that it is a student fashion project and do not add value. If you add value you are responsible for possible custom taxes.

7. PROTECTION OF WORK:
Candidates maintain artistic ownership of their designs and final projects. By the act of participating in the competition,candidates give permission to the organizers and sponsors to contact and promote them and their projects through a wide range of media: press, TV, internet, mailing, advertising, exhibitions, fashion show, etc… for a period of twelve months following the International Final. Winning projects cannot be presented in another U.S. competition for twelve months following the International Final.
If a winning project is exhibited in any media, mention of the Arts of Fashion Competition is required.

8. AMENDMENT SUSPENSION TERMINATION INSURANCE:
In the event the AOF Competition 2012 is suspended or terminated for any reason, the organizers, as well as the sponsors, will not be held responsible in any way.

The Arts of Fashion Foundation and its members, volunteers, guests and instructors, and the host University will not in any way be responsible for any accident, damage or loss of the final projects or candidates’ belongings during the course of competition, including workshops, transportation, and all events. It is the responsibility of the participants to insure their submissions.

The Arts of Fashion Foundation is a San Francisco-based 501(c)(3), public, non-profit organization, linking both academics and professionals alike and is dedicated in fostering international cultural exchange through the creation of a variety of educational programs meant to facilitate critical thinking and advance the field of fashion among artists, designers, scholars and students.The primary focus of the foundation is the continuous support of creativity and design process in fashion and the arts linked to it.