Salvations' Salvage Design Competition brings together high quality design with salvage materials, demonstrating that one person's trash can turn into invaluable treasure. It challenges local artists in Louisiana and the Gulf South to stretch their creativity, innovation and workmanship.
Through a three-step application, design and judging process, participants create and present original work to a team of professional judges. Designers compete for the chance to win one of six top awards, including Best in Show.
At the Salvations Gala, each piece with be auctioned in support of The Green Project, less 30% of the auction price returning to each respective designer.
All participating designers will receive:
In addition to the above, the six (6) top award winners will receive:
All designers must apply to participate in Salvations 2018. Applications are due on July 15, 2018. Application components include:
Designers will be notified of acceptance into competition by July 16, 2018.
Accepted designers will be provided with additional information about the design process. Designers will be required to document the use of salvage materials throughout the design and creation process. At least 90% of the finished design must be made with reclaimed materials.
Designers have until October 31, 2018 at 5pm to complete and deliver their pieces to The Green Project (2831 Marais St.).
An independent team of judges will review all submitted pieces and select finalists that will be invited to exhibit their work at Salvations. Of the finalists, six (6) pieces will be selected for top awards, which will be announced ahead of the gala. Judging criteria includes: