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Margaret Oppen Competition 2021

Theme 'My World'

Margaret Oppen was one of the founding members of the Guild and every two years a Contemporary styled competition is held in her honour.

All photographs were taken by April Spiers (unless otherwise stated).

Click on the PDFs below to view all entries and read the Artist’s Statements

Winners & Highly Commended: Contemporary, Traditional,Tutors and Past Winners

Margaret Oppen Competition 2021 - Winners Highly Commended

Margaret Oppen Competition 2021 - Winners Highly Commended.pdf (1456 KB)

General Members

Margaret Oppen Competition 2021 - General Members

Margaret Oppen Competition 2021 - General Members.pdf (793 KB)

Tutors and Past Winners

Margaret Oppen Competition 2021 - Tutors and Past Winners

Margaret Oppen Competition 2021 - Tutors and Past Winners.pdf (2115 KB)

Opening Night

Margaret Oppen Competition Awards night was held online at 5pm on 8 October 2021. This special Member Event held every two years was opened by Lisa Havilah, CEO of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (includes the Powerhouse and Sydney Observatory).

If you would like to watch the tour and prize giving simply follow this link to the Embroiderers' Guild NSW YouTube Channel