The American Bamboo Society seeks applicants for awards totaling $1,400 for use of bamboo in artwork. Deadline July 15th, 2016. 

2016 American Bamboo Society Arts & Crafts Competition

       Award Information and Application Guidelines

Application Period:
Now through July 15, 2016
General Information and Eligibility Requirements:
The American Bamboo Society seeks applicants for awards totaling $1,400. Possible award categories are “Celebrating bamboo’s personality”, “Bamboo as a design motif”, or “New and innovative work using bamboo.” Artists working in any art or craft may apply: crafts, fine art, design, literature, and performing arts.
Award recipients and award amounts will be determined by a review panel based on artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement in bamboo. Each applicant will receive a digital copy of Bamboo, the ABS magazine for one year.
Who May Apply:
Anyone living in or outside of the U.S.
Eligible Work:
Crafts, Fine art, Design, Literature, and Performing Arts.
Examples of Non-Eligible Work:
Any industrially mass-produced item is not eligible.         Applicants who have won an award, cash or honorable mention in the last two years are not eligible. 
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