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Glastonbury Festival’s 2014 Emerging Talent Competition: My Top Three Acts

Here are my top three acts to go forward to the second stage of judging for the Emerging Talent Competition: Arthur Rigby & the Baskervylles, Alev Lenz and George Boomsma.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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I was very flattered, when, thanks to a recommendation from Stay Loose music PR, I was asked to be one of the judges for the first round of Glastonbury Festival’s 2014 Emerging Talent Competition. The panel is made up of ‘about 40 of the UK’s top online music writers’ that includes the likes of Drowned in Sound, TLOFBF and Breaking More Waves, so I am indeed in good company. Together we have compiled a long list of 120 acts from around 8000 entries (with the selection sent to me predominantly consisting of folk, electronic, acoustic and pop acts, at my request), from which the second stage judges must pick the 8 finalists and then the final winner. Over the years I have frequently been very impressed with the bands that have been highlighted by this competition as ones to watch, and so… read more

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Uniqlo UT Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat T-shirts fashion illustration competition: Winner Revealed!

Drum roll please.... as we reveal the winner of our Uniqlo UT t-shirt fashion illustration competition. Congratulations! And thanks to everyone who entered: you can see all the wonderful images that were created below...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Uniqlo by Rebecca Higgins of Rebecca May Illustration.
We had some wonderful entries for our Uniqlo fashion illustration competition to celebrate the launch of their new range of Keith Haring and …

Uniqlo UT Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat T-shirts fashion illustration competition

Uniqlo UT today launches an exclusive range of Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat T-shirts online and we are inviting you to style the T-shirts through your artwork to create a unique fashion illustration. The winner will receive 2 return tickets from London to Paris and 2 tickets to the Keith Haring exhibition at the Musee D’Art Moderne. Read on to find out more about how you can participate.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Uniqlo UT today launch a new range of UT T-shirts bearing the iconic imagery of New York artists Keith Haring and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Keith Haring was one of the greatest …

What Does Colour Mean To You? Submit Your Story For A Chance To Make A Film And Win £250

Illustrators showcase their favourite colours in fabulous pictorial form. Now it's your turn to tell a story about what colour means to you!

Written by Amelia Gregory

This is Orange by Sarah Edmonds.
A recent chat with friends led to a discussion about what colour we intrinsically ‘were’. Fascinatingly we all agreed on the colours that came to …

Biscuiteers Iced Baby Biscuits & The Great Biscuiteers Ice-Off! Illustrated Biscuit Competition

Photos of the beautiful biscuits I received to celebrate Snarfle Monkey's birth. Plus news of an exciting collaboration: I'll be co-judging a Biscuiteers competition.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A few weeks ago I was sent some celebratory newborn baby biscuits by my good friends at the Biscuiteers. They arrived in a lovely decorated tin with one very special …

Open Brief: Design a Watch for Swatch Art Rules TTR World Snowboard Tour Competition 2012

Here's an amazing opportunity: submit your design to the Swatch Art Rules competition for your chance to win a trip to Los Angeles, an all expenses two week holiday to New York - and see your design on a watch sold around the world!

Written by Amelia Gregory

Announcing a very exciting open brief that illustrators might want to check out: the Swatch Art Rules design competition is open to artists across the world, and offers a brilliant …

Competition: win a pair of VIP Golden Lanyard all expenses paid tickets to Montreal Festimania this summer!

Montreal Festimania takes place between mid July and mid August 2011, showcasing the very best of the arts across 11 different festivals. Read on to discover how you can win a pair of all expenses paid tickets to Canada.

Written by Amelia Gregory

I love a good festival I do, and I am really excited because I have been asked to attend a brand new month long showcase for the Canadian arts this …

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The Golden Thread Awards at Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland A/W 2011 in Łódź

On Friday 6th May 2011 I went straight in at the deep end at Fashion Philosophy Fashion Week Poland in Łódź. I sat through a two hour catwalk show for The Golden Thread Awards, and this is what happened.

Written by Amelia Gregory

As with all the shows at Fashion Week Poland, The Golden Thread Awards show began with a booming announcement somewhat akin to the call to board an interstellar spacecraft: Please …

Gabby Young Tour Poster Design Competition Winners

Gabby Young teamed up with Amelia's Magazine to find the best illustrators for designing her UK tour posters- see the winning entries here, including some Amelia's regulars!

Written by Katie Antoniou

Gabby Young has always been a big fan of collaborating, hence her popular ‘Become an Animal’ scheme. Her forthcoming UK tour is appropriately named, the ‘All Together Now’ tour, in …

Competition time! The Pickled Award for new character illustration.

Calling all last year illustration students and new graduates! Here's your chance to win £1000 and agency representation with Pickled Ink. Read on to find out how you can get involved.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Pickled Ink illustrator Laura Anderson.
Calling all (newish) illustrators! Fancy gaining lots of experience, wider recognition, representation from brand new illustration agency Pickled Ink…. and earning yourself a fabulous prize of …

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Nobrow Press Flickr competition: People I’ve Never Met & Conversations I’ve Never Had

Are you an illustrator? Want to see your work in print? Then sink your chops into this open brief from Nobrow Press. Closing 15th February 2010...

Written by Amelia Gregory

Nobrow No.1 Gods & Monsters
Last year Nobrow Press caught my attention with their first book, Gods & Monsters, a beautiful limited edition affair deliciously screen-printed in just blue and black. …

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Boxbird’ s Chirp to all Illustrators and Printmakers!

Boxbird Gallery is planning an exhibition about travel and is inviting our readers to get creative. Gallery owner Alice Teague tells us more about it.

Written by Valerie Pezeron

Image courtesy of Zara Wood
Boxbird Gallery is on the search for the hottest Illustration & printmaking talent to join in with their May 2010 show ‘A to B: An exhibition …

Foto8: The HOST With The Most

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Written by Alice Watson

Featuring competitions in the already overly competitive world that is Art may seem somewhat crude to say the least. But in fact it’s through these well supported and sponsored prizes …

Open brief to design for Amelia’s Magazine and Shelter

Open brief for illustrators, Closing date: June 29

Written by Amelia and Cari

How strong are the bricks and mortar that hold your house together? Chances are they are flimsier then you would think. Especially if you have ever fallen behind on a …

Calling all illustrators, budding illustrators, or just people who like drawing, and wearing clothes …

Bearded Magazine

Written by Luisa Gerstein

If you’d like to have something of yours across the chests of music aficionados throughout the country, you might like to apply for this. 100% music, 100% recycled paper …

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Earth Listings: Events

, 25th Nov 2008 - 7th December 2008

Written by Saven Chadha & Lucy Jones

If you’re planning on going to any of these events, or have something you want to write an article about for the Earth Blog, email us at earth@ameliasmagazine.com!

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