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Department of Apparel, Textiles, and Interior Design

ATID Showcase of Excellence

Thursday, April 25, 2019
K-State Alumni Center
Gallery Exhibition 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Runway Show 7:00 p.m.

Showcase Submission Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2019 by 4:00 p.m.
Complete the online entry form and submit the actual physical work.  Physical work will be accepted in person, April 5, noon – 4:00 p.m. in 251 Justin Hall. Entries submitted earlier may be sent to Dr. Sherry Haar, 225 Justin Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506 or other arrangements may be made by emailing Dr. Haar at haar@ksu.edu

Showcase Entry Form K-State Students

Showcase Entry Form Middle/High School Students

The Showcase of Excellence gallery exhibit and runway show are the kick-off events of the annual ATID Student Symposium.  The Showcase events provide current and prospective students the opportunity to show their work to the public and industry professionals. 

This year’s theme is Thrive!  We have chosen this conceptual framework because we value the impact our disciplines have on humans.  Thrive represents human factors related to wellbeing.  It can include such areas as physical, mental, emotional, social, environmental, economical, and financial wellbeing.

This year, entry statements for the competition should describe how the submissions reflect the concept of human wellbeing.  For example, participants should address how the submitted work impacts quality of life, happiness, wellness, contentment, relationships, social cohesion, human systems, or other aspects of human ecology.

Submissions may be any 2D, 3D, or digital work that could be displayed in a gallery exhibition or runway show and represent excellence in research, scholarly and creative activities, and discovery.  Entrants may be any current K-State undergraduate or graduate student, Spring or Fall 2018 K-State graduate, or 7th – 12th grade student.

In addition, students may submit work ‘Inspired by Janet Rees’.  This category is in memory in Janet Lee Rees.  Images of apparel representing the donation from Richard D. Rees, will serve as inspiration for submissions in this category.

Janet Lee Rees Collection

Each submission will be evaluated by jurors to determine acceptance into the Showcase of Excellence. The exception is student work collected by faculty that represent scholarly excellence. Those works will automatically be included in the gallery or runway. However, an application form must still be submitted by the student for the faculty collected work.

The department of ATID may disqualify any entry at any time.  Reasons for non-acceptance or disqualification may include, but are not limited to, lack of citation or inappropriate citation; unacceptable quality, fit, or function; inappropriate for display at a family event; incomplete ensemble or submission; not easily taken on or off or not able to be displayed appropriately.

There will be gallery and runway awards for upper (third-year through graduate) and lower (first- and second-year) division K-State students, and awards for the Inspired by Janet Rees category and 7th-12th grade student submissions.  Number of awards and final award categories will be based upon number and quality of entries.

Entry Preparation
To assist in preparing content for the online entry form, the main requirements are project title, names and contact information of all participants, theme statement, image of entry, and entry measurements. The entry form does have the option to save and continue later.

When submitting the actual physical entry, include a label with student name on all parts.  Garments are to be submitted in a garment bag labeled with student name.  Any item to be returned to the student must labeled with student name.

For more information and updates please contact Hannah Schuh at hannaheb@k-state.edu.

ATID Showcase of Excellence

Thursday, April 25, 2019
K-State Alumni Center
Gallery Exhibition 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Runway Show 7:00 p.m.

Tickets prices

$12.50 + additional fees