You have till Jan. 15th to come up with an entry in the MJSA 18th annual Vision Awards design competition.
Entries must be postmarked by JAN. 15, 2009. For submission guidelines and further information, visit http://www.mjsa.org/about_ava.php.
In addition to the overall Professional and Student Awards, the competition features special Distinction Awards that allows recognition of designers using specific materials or technologies in new and creative ways. This year’s featured Distinction categories include:
Enamel Distinction, sponsored by Rio Grande
Laser Distinction, sponsored by Crafford–LaserStar Technologies Corp.
Mokumé-gane Distinction, sponsored by Shining Wave Metals and Reactive Metals Studio
Palladium Distinction, sponsored by Hoover & Strong
Platinum Distinction, sponsored by Platinum Guild International
New for 2009! The Reactive Metals Challenge
The first 10 professional entrants for this challenge will have their $50 entry fees waived, courtesy of Reactive Metals Studio, if their designs incorporate the use of reactive metals. The winner of this challenge will receive a $500 cash prize.
All first and second place winners in all categories will receive cash awards of up to $1,000. Their winning entries will be on display for thousands of buyers and exhibitors during the annual MJSA Expo New York.