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NZ Hat and Hair Art Awards 2014

BE AT THE FOREFRONT OF HAT AND HAIR ART DESIGN

Be inspired to enter the NZ Hat & Hair Art – Awards 2014 extroverted art with panache competing to win outstanding prizes and prestigious titles.

A unique competition that goes beyond – one with attitude, a point of difference – as the NZ Hat & Hair Art profile evolves, so can your creativity.

The awards show – EVOLUTION – imitation and individuality, when taken as a whole a striking evolution of style, a fusion of music, colour, movement and the creative icons, captivating hat and hair art designs.
Rules are minimal – key aim is to expose creativity & innovation.

Categories and Prizes

Are you ready to enter? Your challenge is to design and create an outstanding artwork. Your design must be entered into one of the following categories:
Each category has NZ$4,000 worth of prize money, with a further 10 special awards of $1000.00 with a total prize pool of $25,000.000

RAW

Be inspired by the raw nature of your surroundings, raw architectural design, innovative use of form and raw materials e.g. leather, wool, flax etc. Geometric, round, square or whatever, this section is all about shape and structure and the product used to create.
The key is to push the boundaries of design
First place winner Hat Art $1500.00 : First place winner Hair Art $1500.00  : Finalists $250.00

FRAGMENT

Think sustainability and the reuse of any product or part to make your entry. Leftovers used to produce an amazing design. Pasturistic – belonging to the past as well as the future. Techno-craft - a fusing of technology with traditional handicraft or technique.
The key is to think outside the square.
First place winner Hat Art $1500.00 : First place winner Hair Art $1500.00 : Finalists $250.00

EMBELLISH

Use your artistic imagination and craftsmanship. Be inspired by decorative arts and think opulence, excess and luxuriousness. Totally tacky or totally overdone, be totally over the top and create a design that is grand and magnificent.
The key is to dazzle and amaze us.                                                                                                            First place winner Hat Art $1500.00 : First place winner Hair Art $1500.00 :  Finalists $250.00

 

Supreme Awards   

Selected from the category winners & judged the entry most outstanding
Overall winner Hat Art 2012 $2000.00*
Overall winner Hair Art 2012 $2000.00*

Special Awards 

Open to all entries

First time entrant Awards   

Open to all entries submitted by a first time entrant
Winner Hat Art $1000.00*
Winner Hair Art $1000.00*

Workmanship Awards   

recognising excellence in design construction
Winner Hat Art $1000.00*
Winner Hair Art $1000.00*

NZ Cultural Awards   

Awarded to the best entry showcasing the flavour of NZ culture
Winner Hat Art $1000.00*
Winner Hair Art $1000.00*

Student Awards   

Open to all entries submitted by a Tertiary Student / Apprentice 
Winner Hat Art $1000.00*
Winner Hair Art $1000.00*

 

 

*Denotes an acquisition prize