The ACW 10th Anniversary Artist Contest
Paying homage to the number 10
  • Contest Overview:

    Artists are challenged to create a piece of craft which embodies "ten" in some manner. This craft can be in any medium and the "ten" can be subtle, serious, humorous, or outrageous. "Ten" can be the central theme, the number of components or the mysterious magic in the craft. Artists will be required to submit photos of their piece plus answer questions on the submission form.
  • WHEN:

    Contest entry period closes June 23, 2019.

    The contest will be judged by the American Craft Week National Steering Committee. Entries will be evaluated for:
    • Excellence of design and production in the piece
    • Quality of the photographs submitted
    • Artist written explanation of his/her incorporation of the number 10
    • Degree to which the number 10 influenced the final piece

    A minimum of 20 works will be selected for inclusion in the 2019 American Craft Week Showcase online exhibit,, and coverage in a future issue of Handmade Business magazine.
    In addition, one entry selected by the Committee will be named "Best of Show" and win a $500 cash award plus one year of complimentary enrollment on IndieMe, a $468 value.
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