The 15th Quilt Nihon Exhibition 2019

The 15th Quilt Nihon Exhibition Entry

Entry term
July 1st – 26th, 2019
Eligibility
No restrictions
Entry Categories
  • Category A : Traditional
    (Inspired and based on traditional ideas.)
  • Category B : Contemporary
    (Demonstrate originality and independent ideas.)

Entry Form will be opened by 1st, July, 2019

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Awards

Award    
Grand Prize Given to 1 work selected from 2 works which won the Encouragement Prize awarded by Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology. Total Monetary Award of 1,000,000 yen.
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology Encouragement Award Given to 1 work from Category A, 1 work from Category B. Monetary Award of 500,000 yen.
Gold Award Given to 1 work from Category A, 1 work from Category B. Monetary Award of 300,000 yen.
Governor of Tokyo Award Given to 1 work out of the entries from Category A. Monetary Award of 250,000 yen.
Seto Award
(given by the founder of Japan Handicraft Instructors’ Association)
Given to 1 work selected from Category B. The recipient from overseas will be invited to Tokyo for a week and give a workshop & lecture or, monetary award. Invitation to Japan or Monetary Award of 250,000 yen.
JHIA Encouragement Award* Given to 1 work selected from the works created by quilters born after 1984. Monetary Award of 200,000 yen.
Silver Award 2 works from Category A, 2 works from Category B. Monetary Award of 100,000 yen.
Bronze Award 5 works from Category A, 5 works from Category B. Monetary Award of 30,000 yen.
Jurors’ Encouragement Award Selected from both Category A and B by each juror to encourage one’s future creative activity. Commemorative items.
Publisher’s Award Quilt Japan Award, other Given to 1 work from Category A, 1 work from Category B per publisher. Each awarded work will appear on awarding publisher’s print media.Free subscription for 2 years.
Corporate Award NIHON VOUGE CO., LTD. Award, etc.
Offered by the corporations that support this exhibition.
1 work from both Category A and B.
Commemorative items.
Honorable Mention Approximately 30 works will be selected from both Category A and B entries. Testimonial

*JHIA Encouragement Award
This award is to encourage young quilters. The recipient will be chosen from the winners under the age of 35(born after January1, 1984). There will be a case when no one is eligible of this award.

Entry

Entry Rules

Judging

Preliminary judging.

Preliminary judging will be by digital images only.The completed entry form with two digital images(5×7in. /127×178mm) of each entry ,one full view and one detail must be submitted by the Entry Form page between July 1st to 26th, 2019. Full view should be taken directly facing the work with full frontal view, showing all edges of the finished quilt and detail must show quilting stitches/ties.

Final judging by viewing the entries.

The final judging will be held after the works have been selected from the preliminary judging. Details for shipping will be informed with the acceptance letter. The deadline for sending the works will be at the end of October 2019.
Entries will require an entry fee of 8,000 yen per work to cover for packing and return shipping fee, etc., payable by VISA/Master Card.

Jurors and Exhibition

Jurors
Jurors : Yoko Okamoto (quilt artist), Suzuko Koseki (quilt artist), Reiko Sudo (Textile Designer), Maki Tamada(Professor of Shokei Gakuin University), and other.
Award Winning Quilts Exhibition
The Award Winning Quilts Exhibition will tour Japan and overseas.

Organizer

Japan Handicraft Instructors’ Association

5-6-11, Yayoi-cho, Nakano-ku, Tokyo, 164-0013, Japan

Entry Form will be opened by 1st, July, 2019