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The Meredith Helgeson Textile & Fibre Arts Scholarship

Meredith Helgeson has had a passion for textiles, sewing and creating for most of her life. She has taught quilting fundamentals and colour theory to interested students in Alberta since 1980. She continues that passion and interest in colour, colour theory and textiles and is an avid collector of vintage linens, indigo fabrics and Japanese Furoshki. Since 2010, Meredith has focused her attention on works in fibre arts, mixed media and paper and continues to teach her art and craft to others.

Award eligibility: 
Open to Mature Women aged 30+, in 2nd, 3rd or 4th year; part-time or full-time students.
Award source: 
Meredith Helgeson
Award criteria: 
Merit of work; indicating Fibre as their medium and/or is a significant component of their practice, focusing on the use of colour.
Award value: 
$1 000
Number of awards: 
Award selection: 
AUArts Awards Committee
Application process: 
  1. Upload all supporting documentation (images, statement, etc.) to Slideroom
  2. Application Deadline: Feb 1 (*applications will be accepted on the following working day, if the deadline falls on a weekend)
Submit/Submission : 
  • Five (5) images of current work
  • CV
  • Artist Statement

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