2018 Competition

Wearable Art Mandurah encourages new ways of viewing the world through thought-provoking works of art for the body.

More than a competition, it builds capacity through workshops, showcase events and exhibitions of works.

Stories are shared, connections formed and skills developed through participants’ creation and presentation of wearable art. The Wearable Art Mandurah team supports and encourages participants throughout the entire design, creation, judging and presentation process.

An award winning brand, Wearable Art Mandurah is rapidly becoming a global wearable art leader and receives entries from across the world.

Wearable Art Mandurah entrant Rosy Chalklen Miele 1507

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Be part of Wearable Art Mandurah 2018: Entries for 2018 will open in August 2017. The competition is open to participants of all skill levels, ages and design forms.

Selection criteria include:

  1. Artistic vision
  2. Creativity and originality
  3. Innovative use of materials
  4. Craftsmanship and construction
  5. Visual impact

 

Immerse yourself if the Wearable Art experience! Two full-length productions at Mandurah Performing Arts Centre promise to delight audiences, incorporating a sense of play, musicality and theatricality, while presenting spectacular wearable art from our WAM finalists.

When: Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 June, 2017
Tickets available for purchase from 8 March, 2017

The best of our emerging and established artists’ works will be presented at Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery (AMAG) and Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah (CASM). AMAG will feature the competition winners’ garments and CASM’s exhibition will recognise youth and first-time entrants.

When: 4 August to 3 September, 2017
Where: Alcoa Mandurah Art Gallery, Ormsby Terrace Mandurah & Contemporary Art Spaces Mandurah (CASM), 63 Ormsby Terrace Mandurah

Registered participants (individuals and groups) who fulfill the above criteria and pass the pre-selection and judging processes are eligible go into the pool to win cash and prizes with a total value of more than $8,000.

Are you a 2017 registered designer? Head over to our designer information page for more details on this year's competition.

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3 Peel St, Mandurah WA 6210
wearableart@mandurah.wa.gov.au
P: (08) 9550 3271 F: (08) 9550 3888
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