San Jose International Fashion and Design Competition Rules

A. Competition Theme: We are the World!

B. Jury Members:

C. Requirements of the designer:
  • Age qualification: any designer under age 45 years old
  • Name of the designer may not be appeared on the work;
  • Personal information submitted by the applicants must be true and effective;
D. Requirments for the works:
  • all works need a distinct sense and relevant to the theme
  • Works need to show the designers' personality to make a profound impression
  • Entries must be original and unpublished works
  • Dimension: 27cm * 40cm with color
  • Fabric sample is required to be attached on a separate sheet
  • A set of design must be 2 – 4 pieces
  • Work could be designed for all gender
Barbara Murray:   Jury Chair
Professor of Santa Clara University, Former Chair for Theather and Dance Department at SCU
Major works designed for Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Cabrillo Stage, Summer Repertory
Theatre, Lyric Theatre, Opera San Jose, Children's Theatre Workshop, Pear Avenue Theatre and
Livermore Shakespeare Festival, the Pacific Conservatory for the Performing Arts, Lyric
Theatre and Summer Repertory Theatre
Patt Ness:
Faculty member at Santa Clara University (SCU)
Supervisor of Costume Shop at SCU
Former Faculty member Theatre at Longwood University in Virginia
Major works designed for The Minnesota Opera, The Boston Ballet, The Santa Fe Opera,
NYU Tisch School of the Arts and The Guthrie Theatre and as the Costume Shop Manager
in Vermont, Northeastern University in Boston, and Portland Stage Company in Maine.
Wanfeng Hu
Professor at the Central Academy of Drama (CAD)
Director of research center of puppet arts of The Central Academy of Drama
Associate Chairman of Beijing Figurative Design Training Consortium
Member of China Institute of Stage Design
Director of costume-designing research group of the CAD
Jun Cheng:
Chief costume designer of China Central Television CCTV,
Director of Costumes & Makeups Committee at China Institute of Stage Design
Xiaoqing Liu:
Professor at the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts
Her major works for the International Stage Art Exhibition in Prague, the Japan-South Korea-China
Stage Art Exhibition and Exhibition of Outstanding Works of Stage Art in China. Her representative
works include: Peking Opera “Courtesan's Jewel Box” and “Red Detachment of Women”; Henan
Opera “A Virtuous Empress of Ming Dynasty” and “The Mother of Chongqing”; Shandong Bang-zi
Opera “Man of Shandong” and Pingju Opera “Family with Nine Phoenix”;
Lourdes Morante- Miteses:
Director of U.S.Beacon Artist Association
Secretary of Arts Council San Jose
Artist and Designer