Braids Not to Wear 2021 Contest

A Competition and Virtual Exhibit


A contest featuring braids in contemporary non-jewelry artworks.
The 2nd annual contest to showcase artwork created using braiding techniques in all media.

Entry Deadline: October 31st, 2021

Winners to be announced by December 1st, 2021.

Contest open to paid AKS members only.

Questions? Contact Adrienne Gaskell


Braids Not to Wear Inspiration

Images of the 2020 “Braids Not to Wear” contest winners are posted here for inspiration. The winning braids were created by: Carolyn Kerr, Barb Gores, Susan Basch, Phyllis Straus, Shirley Berlin and Lucionne Holmberg.