ATD Juried Showcase: Call for Entries

Apparel, Textiles & Design Juried Showcase: Call for Entries (2023)


Deadline: March 8, 2023
Acceptance Notifications:  April 1, 2023

The Community of Apparel, Textiles, and Design is now accepting entries for the 2023 Juried Showcase to be held on Monday, June 26 as part of the 2023 AAFCS Annual Conference.  Submit a publishable abstract and photos to showcase your best work in apparel design/clothing & wearable textile art, art & design/fiber/non-fiber, interior design/housing & textile art, and other creative areas. If selected, you will make an oral presentation and exhibit your work during the conference. Members and Nonmembers may submit. 

Submission of an entry, or entries, indicates that submitter(s) or sponsoring AAFCS member agree(s) to register for the conference and make a presentation of the accepted work.

Entries are being accepted in the categories of:
  • Apparel, Design & Clothing
  • Wearable Textile Art
  • Interior Textile Art

The 2023 Juried Showcase is being coordinated by Dr. Sharon Pate and Dr. Liz Self-Mullens.

Submission Requirements:


All files must be labeled with the designer's name and the name of the piece (Example:  Doe_John_Design_Name)


Abstract:
  • Maximum of 300 words
  • Include title of piece, purpose, processes, techniques and materials.
  • Formatted in Times New Roman (12 point font)
  • Submitted via the Entry Template
Photos:
Submit three (3) separate digital photos (jpg): front view, back view, and designer’s choice. Photographs must be individual files in JPEG formant, less than 1MB image size (file size). Each canvas size (actual image size if printed) should be approximately 4” x 6”.
Release Forms:
Click the link to download and complete the forms.  The forms will be uploaded into the application portal.
Entry Template
Submit the appropriate PowerPoint Template.  Click the link to download the template.  Photos and abstract will be inserted into the template.  The template will be uploaded into the application portal.

    Application for Juried Showcase:  Click here to submit the application and related files

    Please note that you will be prompted to log into MyAAFCS to complete the application.  If you do not know your log in credentials, click here.  If you do not have a MyAAFCS account, click here to create a free profile.

    Once the application is submitted, the applicant will receive a confirmation email that includes a link to pay the entry fee via credit card.  Entries that are not submitted according to the guidelines above will not be considered for the juried showcase.

     If you have any questions about the submissions or payment process, contact Lori Myers via email

    Entry Fees: 

    Pay the applicable entry fee. The application will not be considered complete until the fee is paid. 

    • Professional: AAFCS Member $25; NonMember $35
    • Graduate Student: $15
    • Undergraduate Student: $15
    Once the application is submitted, the applicant will receive a confirmation email that includes a link to pay the entry fee via credit card.

    ATD Jurors Needed:  Applications Accepted


    Jurors will work with the Community of Apparel, Textiles, and Design (ATD) to review and score submissions for the 2023 ATD Juried Showcase held in conjunction with the 2023 Annual Conference in Baltimore, MD.  Jurors can be members or nonmembers. 

    Juror Responsibilities:

    • Agree to review 5-7 submissions between March 13 - 27.
    • Identify the categories that you are willing to review/score.
    • Complete scoring rubric for each submission by March 27.

    The juror application deadline is Friday, February 17.   Juror notifications will be sent via email by March 1.