Judging for “Something Red” UPDATE


Hi Folks,

Just an update to let you know how our “Something red” exhibition judging and process is coming along.

As many of you know entries to the first round closed on 15th March. Thank you so much too many of our members, who submitted wonderful, varied pieces of art. You have made the tasks of the Judges very difficult indeed.

Photo judging took place at the end of last week we are in the process of contacting everyone who entered to let them know whether or not they have been successful at this stage and details if required for submission of the actual piece for the next round.

At this stage we just want to republish the rules for the project: in effort to be transparent and fair to all our members who have submitted a piece.

Entries are restricted to members of Felt makers Ireland.
Cost: Submission fee €20 per piece, €35 two or more. Payment on 2nd round.

Exhibition Terms

  1. Who can take part; All current members of Felt makers Ireland and Felt makers from Finland
  2. What are the conditions of entry; the work can take the form of literal or abstract interpretation, functional and non-functional. Wearable and non-wearable.
  3. The work must be original and predominantly made using the technique of felt, all hand-made felting technique are accepted.
  4. Other textile techniques (as well as non-textile media) may be included, though handmade felting techniques must be principal one.
  5. The work must be personally hand-made and after January 2018.
  6. Work done during courses or under the guidance of teachers is not allowed.
  7. The exhibition will be mounted in Jämsä a small town in Central Finland from the 1st July to 4th August 2019 inc.
  8. Each entrant may submit up to three pieces of work
  9. NB There is no restriction on size or other materials except that the pieces must be suitable to be 
    transported by courier to Finland and there can be no glass.

Emails are being sent out over the course of the next few days, please be patient. Once again thank you for all your efforts and inspiring work. We hope that some pieces will be further selected and displayed in a national exhibition in Portumna Arts festival later in the autumn.