Meltdown Glass Art & Design of Chandler, Ariz., has announced
its 2004 Texture Design Contest, open to anyone with an interest
in decorative glass.
Designs can be submitted through sketches, models or other media;
submission deadline is July 30, 2004, and winners will be announced
August 16, 2004. The winner will receive 40 square feet of his
texture in 3/8-inch tempered glass that will be crated and delivered
to any continental U.S. business address. As an alternative to
architectural glass, the winner may select a male or female Winged
Victory series torso from Meltdown Glass in-house
gallery. The retail value of the grand prize is $4,000. The second
place winner will receive a cast glass wampum bowl
that is 14 inches in diameter.
Submissions will be evaluated according to the following criteria:
Aesthetic quality of proposed texture;
Ability of design to be reproduced using traditional cast-glass
mold materials such as plaster, ceramic or fiberboard;
Whether the proposed design can be visually interesting on both
a small and large scale.
To learn more visit www.meltdownglass.com.