Start dreaming, imagining, planning, designing NOW... for the next, great, Art n Tartan Wearable Art Awards 27 & 28 June 2014. (There will be no show in 2013)
Entry Forms for the 2014 Show, will be available from July 6th 2013 at the 'Art n Tartan - Celtic Ball' !!! and on our website there after.
Dressed to ‘Kilt’ - this is our ‘open’ section. Choose your own theme or concept and create extravagant, completely ‘over the top’ tartan Wearable Art. Create artworks that transcend the every day … indulge your senses with unrestrained excessiveness…. anything goes, so let your fancy take flight.
.McKiwi – Explore the synergy, the similarities and the differences between Celtic and Pacific Cultures.
Fireside - The Celts were poetic, religious and superstitious, with a deep connection to the earth and its mysteries - Explore the people of the ancient standing stones and the bardic sagas such as Beowulf. Explore the Celtic Stories of the ‘otherworld’, the rich resource of Celtic mythology and Scottish faerie tales, with its supernatural creatures - ghosties, kelpies, giants, spirits.
Masks (children’s section)
Brave Heart – don’t think of Mel Gibson! The true Brave Heart is the person who brings courage to the challenges of day to day living. A Brave Heart transforms the mundane into the extraordinary.
The Engine Room - The Scots were ‘the Engine room’ of the British Empire - they were the engineers and architects; they were innovators and problem solvers. You could stick your head in any engine room of any ship in the world, call out ‘Jock’ and someone would answer you!
This is our call to all you blokes and blokettes to turn your mind and hand to a wearable construction.