Storming Through the International Woolmark Prize
Posted by ROOPA PEMMARAJU
The mark of a truly successful artist is not producing one or two good works of art, but consistently managing to do so without affecting the quality of the work thus produced. And when an artist starts getting recognition for the efforts put behind the work, the reward is truly gratifying. It’s always a matter of great pride for an artist to have his or her work being presented alongside other competing artists and then to be named as the best among the selection of artwork. That moment of success, where art aficionados from around the world have gathered to appreciate and recognize your work is a thrilling and exhilarating experience for any artist.
Roopa Pemmaraju’s team is excited to be nominated for this prestigious award, wherein they now have an opportunity to represent themselves and their artwork on a more global scale. The nomination has also presented team a chance to work with other luxury brand artists and designers the region, exposing to more ideas and collaborations. The excitement was evident in the team’s enthusiasm towards working with the famed Australian merino wool, which would require them to come up with the most delicate and intricate work and designs till date for them to keep moving forward in the competition.
The International Woolmark Prize is a prestigious award, as the Woolmark Company connects the world’s biggest names in fashion with emerging and aspiring designers. Such an opportunity presented to young designers opens up a floodgate of opportunities to gain invaluable experience and a scope of learning new things for them. Previous recipients of this award are known to having excelled in their respective fields of fashion, and this year is going to be no different. Winning the award would be a defining moment in Pemmaraju’s fashion career, but it would also help stamp her own authority as a prominent figure in the world of fashion.
This year’s International Woolmark Prize promises to be a glittering affair for the contesting finalists, as they would get to meet and interact with the industry insiders of the fashion world. Such an experience proves to be invaluable, especially in the extremely competitive fashion industry, as emerging young designers are exposed to the workings and the business end of this industry. As such, this year’s seven finalists got to interact and connect with Julie Gilhart, a respected and venerated fashion consultant who has worked at the highest levels in the industry.