JURY SESSION - FIRST ROUND - HOSTED AT FIDM | April 28, 2017
The Arts of Fashion Foundation is delighted to announce that on Friday, April 28, 2017, the First-Round Jury Selection for the Arts of Fashion Competition 2017, will be generously hosted by the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising -FIDM in San Francisco.
Previously, the Universidad de Monterrey in Mexico – 2016, the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco – 2008 and 2012 and 2015, the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York – 2014 & 2010, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University – 2013, the San Francisco State University – 2011, the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles – 2009, the Pratt Institute in NY – 2007, Parsons School for Design in NY – 2003 and 2006, Philadelphia University – 2004, the Virginia Commonwealth University – 2005, and the University of Cincinnati – 2002 offered their hospitality.
The task of the Committee is to identify 50 international candidates in Fashion and Accessories based on the students’ 2D submissions under this year’s theme of DISPLACEMENT. (32 Countries and 111 Schools and Universities are represented this year with over 340 applicants)
The list of selected professors to join the jury this year is so far:
BEATA KANIA - USA | Chicago, IL - School of the Art Institute of Chicago | Columbia College of Chicago | Harper College
& SCHOOLS REPRESENTED BY THEIR REGISTERED STUDENTS | April 1, 2017
Australia | Brisbane - Queensland University of Technology
Credit Photo - Luciana Val and Franco Musso
THE REGISTRATION FOR THE 2017 ARTS OF FASHION COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED
April 1, 2017 - THANKS to Students and their Professors:
With regards to the rise of design competitions being increasingly managed by fashion businesses and their communication offices for commercial gains, the Arts of Fashion Foundation is proud to assure students and their professors that the Arts of Fashion competition has been organized by a group of volunteers and designers for more than 10 years with no commercial motives.
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 2017 first laureates will receive 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)
Valerie Hash Award
Maison Lesage - Paris
Maison Lemarie - Paris
Paris Arts of Fashion Foundation Awards
2. THEME 2017 - DISPLACEMENT
4. GENERAL CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION 2017:
competition is open to students studying Fashion, Art and Design anywhere in
the world during the academic year 2016-2017. Participants will not only
represent themselves, but also their Schools, Colleges or Universities,
as well as their Countries. The main criteria for being part of the first 50 selected are truly creativity in Fashion design and concept, as well as a well-crafted project. When the first jury meets at the end of April, samples of fabric / material are also highly inportant in the student file. This is why we do not accept file submission online.
5. RULES & REGULATIONS FOR AOF COMPETITION 2017:
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
projects will not be accepted under any circumstances. It is
the candidates’ responsibility to arrange for verification of shipment
with their shipping company.
AMENDMENT SUSPENSION TERMINATION INSURANCE
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.