ATA International Student Award Application Form

ATA International Student Award Application Form

  • Information
    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 quarterly newsletter, Tapestry Topics. All applicants will receive a one year student membership in the American Tapestry Alliance.
  • Award Criteria
    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.
  • IMPORTANT PAYMENT INFORMATION! PLEASE READ! Please note that the following countries do not have Paypal facilities - Belarus, Burma (Myanmar), Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iran, Iraq, Liberia (Former Regime of Charles Taylor), Persons Undermining the Sovereignty of Lebanon or Its Democratic Processes and Institutions, North Korea, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Syria, Western Balkans. The American Tapestry Alliance will not be able to accept submissions from these countries. In addition to this, some countries may have Paypal facilities but certain areas do not have an agent that can deal with Paypal. Please make sure that you are in a country/region that has both a Paypal facility and an agent that can deal with Paypal.
  • Application
    Fill in the fields below.
  • A 100-250 word artist’s statement discussing the submitted tapestries.
  • A short personal biography including information about how you came to discover tapestry. 200 words maximum.
  • Upload a scan of your student ID.
  • Upload an annotated list of submitted images with the title, dimensions, date, materials, technique and photo credit.
  • A minimum of three tapestries is required, with one overall image and one detail for each tapestry. Images should be 150 dpi jpegs, 1920 pixels in the longest dimension. Images may not be cropped to exclude the edges of the piece. The edges must be visible in the photograph.
  • Upload Image #1
  • Upload Image #1, detail
  • Upload Image #2
  • Upload Image #4
  • Upload Image #3
  • Upload Image # 3, detail
  • Upload Image #4
  • Upload Image #4, detail
  • Having trouble with this form? Please email info@americantapestryalliance.org if you would like help.