The Showcase

The Showcase

The Tapestry Showcase is an exhibition held each year in The Scottish Cafe and Restaurant in the National Galleries of Scotland’s Weston Link overlooking Princes Street Gardens. The object of the showcase is to encourage the work of amateur and emerging weavers, and...
The Prize

The Prize

The Cordis Prize for Tapestry is the biggest international prize for this artform. It was initiated by Miranda Harvey and Ian Rankin of the Cordis Trust in order to celebrate the city of Edinburgh as a centre of excellence for tapestry weaving. The prize has been...
The Cordis Prizes

The Cordis Prizes

The Cordis Prizes for Tapestry has two parts; the Cordis Prize for Tapestry, celebrating ambition in weaving, and the Tapestry Showcase which encourages emerging weavers. Both are annual competitions/exhibitions of tapestry. The Cordis Prize for Tapestry is the...
Cordis Prize Winner 2016

Cordis Prize Winner 2016

We are delighted to announce that Jo Barker is the Cordis Prize winner – December 2016. This tapestry is part of an on-going series of works that have been interested in qualities of light; contrasting tones of dense dark inky pools and shimmering layers of rich...