The 2017 Showcase Prize Winner…

The 2017 Showcase Prize Winner…

We are delighted to announce that the winner of this years Cordis Showcase prize is Iva Knight for her tapestry ‘Black’. “Black” is a flat woven work in linen, cotton, silk and man-made fibres. The design is  based on paper collage inspired by abstract...
2016 Showcase (Dec)

2016 Showcase (Dec)

These are the twenty two tapestries by amateur and emerging artists were selected from an open submission for the 2016 Tapestry Showcase. The winner of the main prize was Sian James with her innovative paper weaving, The Road Not Travelled, which roads and pathways...
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...