Senior Textile Competition 2017

SHREWSBURY DRAPERS TEXTILE COMPETITION 2017

 

 

TEXTILE DESIGN COMPETITION 2017

 

The Shrewsbury Drapers Company held their 21st annual Textile Design Competition from Wednesday 20th September to Friday 29th September at St Mary's Church Shrewsbury.

 

The theme for 2017 was 'All That Jazz !'

 

The competition attracted a wide range of amateur adult entries as well as a large variety of student entries from schools and colleges across Shropshire. Entries in the student category included entries from Shrewsbury College, Shrewsbury Sixth Form College, Telford College and Oswestry School.

 

The judges this year were Stephanie Kemp and Leila Corbet who both have considerable experience in the field of Textiles including fashion, pattern cutting, weaving and embroidery.   

 

The Awards and presentation evening took place on Tuesday 19th September where the prize winners were announced. This was followed by a private viewing of the exhibition and a chance to see the award winning entries. The High Sheriff of Shropshire, The Chairman of the Arts Society Shrewsbury, the Mayor of Shrewsbury together with other members of the Shrewsbury Drapers Company all attended the event.

 

The Jackie Ryan Memorial Award was presented to Amelia Roe from Birmingham City University, formally a student from Shrewsbury Sixth Form College. The prize is a two week work placement with Tweedmill Textiles in Flint with the opportunity to design a woven wool throw which is then put into production as a limited edition exclusive production run. 

 

The theme for 2018 is:  'Oriental Journey' - Please see the website for revised guidelines shortly.

 

PRIZEWINNERS

 

GOLD :             Carole Garland

SILVER:            Lucia Diffin

BRONZE:          Rebecca Sarah

 

Highly Commended : Christine Mumford

                                   Jean Davis

 

STUDENTS:

 

The Student prizes were kindly sponsored by The Arts Society Shrewsbury and presented by the Chairman Yvonne Bridgeland.

 

GOLD:             Abby Roberts - Shrewsbury Sixth Form College

SILVER:          Sarah Bucknell - Oswestry School

BRONZE:        Emma Shakeshaft - Shrewsbury Sixth Form College

BRONZE:        Katie Blower - Shrewsbury College

 

Highly Commended : Emily Yeomans - Shrewsbury Sixth Form College

                                  Jazmyn Titcombe - Shrewsbury College

 

Commended:             Lauren Rees - Shrewsbury College

                                   Aoife Holbrook - Shrewsbury Sixth Form College

 

Jackie Ryan Memorial Award: Amelia Roe - Birmingham City University

 

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