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Margaret Oppen Prize for 2023

The Margaret Oppen Prize was initiated in the 1970s to foster the achievement of excellence in original embroidery design and technique. Margaret Oppen was one of the founders of the Embroiderers? Guild and was a driving force in promoting modern approaches to embroidery in NSW.  She always encouraged individuals to express themselves by producing their own designs and adopting an experimental approach, while respecting and maintaining their traditions.  

Entries with the theme "WONDERLAND" are invited for the 2023 Margaret Oppen Prize.  

Judging categories for this competition are:
Contemporary work (General members)
Contemporary work (Tutors and past winners)

First prize in each category will be $500. 
Work must be the entrant's original design

Refer to Terms and Conditions and Entry Forms or contact the Guild Office.

Submit Entry Forms by 27 October 2023.

Deliver completed work to Guild by 22 November 2023.

First Prize General 2021 ”Underlying Condition” by Susan Johnson

See previous competition results in our Photo Galleries